California State Parks Picks Noted Architect

July 23, 2009 by   - () Comments Off on California State Parks Picks Noted Architect

The California Department of Parks and Recreation recently ranked Ward-Young Architecture and Planning the most qualified firm to provide architectural services for upcoming state parks projects from more than 70 firms submitting qualifications from around the state and country. 

This selection will enable Ward-Young, which maintains offices in Truckee and Lafayette, Calif., to enter into a two-year “Master Agreement” for architectural services for state arks projects, according to the Sierra Sun, Truckee.

There are nearly 200 state parks and beaches in the northern California area administered and managed by the Northern Service Center of the Department of Parks and Recreation. 

camp_signWard-Young has completed a number of projects, including the Zephyr Cove Resort Campground & RV Park  on the Nevada side of Lake Tahoe for which it was awarded “Best in the Basin for Excellence in the Recreation Category” by the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency in 2003.

Ward-Young Architecture and Planning was established in the Tahoe-Truckee area in 1977 for the purpose of providing comprehensive architectural services for projects requiring creative solutions in response to special needs, in environmentally sensitive sites, and where community concerns may influence project viability. The firm has offices in Truckee and Lafayette. 

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