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3 La Jolla projects are finalists for San Diego Architectural Foundation honors

The architecture of the Center for Novel Therapeutics in La Jolla is a finalist for an Orchid Award.
The architecture of the Center for Novel Therapeutics in La Jolla is a finalist for a San Diego Architectural Foundation Orchid Award.
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Three La Jolla projects are finalists for honors in the San Diego Architectural Foundation’s 44th annual Orchids & Onions Awards.

Winners of Orchids, or “best of” awards, will be announced in various categories during a live online gala beginning at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct 1.

The UC San Diego Tata Hall for the Sciences is a finalist for an Orchid Award in the landscape architecture category.
The UC San Diego Tata Hall for the Sciences is a finalist for an Orchid Award in the landscape architecture category.
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The La Jolla finalists and their Orchid categories are:

Center for Novel Therapeutics (architecture): Architect — Perkins & Will
UC San Diego Tata Hall for the Sciences (landscape architecture): Architect — Spurlock Landscape Architects
Vertex Pharmaceuticals (landscape architecture): Architects — LPA, McCullough Landscape Architecture

The landscape architecture for Vertex Pharmaceuticals in La Jolla is a finalist for an Orchid Award.
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To register for the awards event, visit orchidsandonions.org/tickets. Tickets are free for San Diego Architectural Foundation members and $10 for non-members. The event also will raise donations for a scholarship fund to support the first year of architecture school for a minority student.

The foundation is a nonprofit that promotes outstanding architecture, landscaping and interior and urban design and sponsors public youth programs, architectural tours and social events. For more information, visit sdarchitecture.org. ◆