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1524 Cloverfield Blvd. Suite D.

Santa Monica, California , 90404

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Awards

The philosophy at Michael W. Folonis Architects is to engage in a constant working awareness of Culture, Technology, History, Sustainability and Social Relevance. We employ these fundamental components in every stage of research, design and development. We employ these fundamental components in every stage of research, design and development.


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2018

AIA SAN FERNANDO VALLEY DESIGN AWARD—Unbuilt
Millennium East Village
2930 Colorado Avenue, Santa Monica, California

2017

METAL CONSTRUCTION ASSOCIATION CHAIRMAN'S AWARDS—Commercial/Industrial  
Deli-Loop        
Baja California, Ensenada, Mexico

AIA SAN FERNANDO VALLEY DESIGN AWARD—Renovation
West Hills Medical Office Building
Los Angeles, California

WESTSIDE URBAN FORUM DESIGN AWARDS—Mixed-Use
Lincoln Collection
601 Lincoln Blvd., Santa Monica, California

AIA SAN FERNANDO VALLEY DESIGN AWARD—Commercial/Industrial  
Deli-Loop        
Baja California, Ensenada, Mexico

AIA SAN DIEGO DESIGN AWARD—Best Metro Tijuana Award
Deli-Loop        
Baja California, Ensenada, Mexico

AIA COUNCIL AWARD—Distinguished Practice Award
American Institute of Architecture, California Council Award

2016

AIA LA RESIDENTIAL DESIGN AWARD—Renovation  
John Entenza Residence  
Los Angeles, California

2015

WESTSIDE URBAN FORUM DESIGN AWARDS—Merit Award
Millennium East Village  
2930 Colorado Avenue, Santa Monica, California

2014

SARA Celebration of Architecture and Design Program  
Society of American Registered Architects  
UCLA 16th Street Outpatient Surgery Center
Santa Monica, California

44th Los Angeles Architectural Awards—Los Angeles Business Council
South Bay Family Healthcare 
12000 S. Western Ave, Los Angeles, California

2013

AIA CC Design Awards—Merit Award
UCLA 16th Street Outpatient Surgery Center
Santa Monica, California

Westside Prize, Westside Urban Forum—Merit Award
5th Street Mixed Use
1415 5th Street, Santa Monica, California

AIA Academy of Architecture for Health Awards—Design Award
UCLA 16th Street Outpatient 
Surgery Center, Santa Monica, California

44th Los Angeles Architectural Awards—Los Angeles Business Council
UCLA 16th Street Outpatient Surgery Center
Santa Monica, California

2012

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA DEVELOPMENT FORUM—Merit Award, Built
UCLA 16th Street Outpatient Surgery Center
Santa Monica, California

Modern Healthcare Design Award—Citation Award
UCLA 16th Street Outpatient Surgery Center
Santa Monica, California

WESTSIDE PRIZE—Westside Urban Forum
UCLA 16th Street Outpatient Surgery Center
Santa Monica, California

AIA LA Design Awards—Citation Award
UCLA 16th Street Outpatient Surgery Center
Santa Monica, California

WESTSIDE PRIZE—Westside Urban Forum
1415-1425 Fifth Street – Residential Mixed-Use 

2011

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA DEVELOPMENT FORUM—Design Award
UCLA 16th Street Outpatient Surgery Center
Santa Monica, California

AIA HEALTHCARE AWARDS—For Exemplary Projects That Benefit The Healthcare Environment Through Design, July 2011
UCLA 16th Street Outpatient Surgery Center
Santa Monica, California

2008

REMODEL MAGAZINE
Design Awards ProgramMerit Award
June 2008
Ashland Residence, Santa Monica, California

Westside Prize, Westside Urban Forum—Honor Award, June 2008
Seventh Street, Santa Monica, California

CABOOM Annual Home Tour and Exhibit
March 2008
Ocean Park Housing Project, Santa Monica, California

Westside Prize, Westside Urban Forum—Honorable Mention, June 2008
235 Ocean Park Boulevard, Santa Monica, California

REMODEL MAGAZINE AWARDS PROGRAM—Merit Award, June 2008
Ashland Residence, Santa Monica, California

Michael W. Folonis is elevated to the AIA College of Fellows
February 2008
Santa Monica, California

2007

Los Angeles Chapter of the American Institute of Architects—Honor Award, Merit Award
Ocean Park Housing
Santa Monica, California

CABOOM Annual Home Tour and Exhibit
March 2006
Mazess Residence
Santa Monica, California

2006

American Institute of Architects and Sunset Magazine Design Awards Program—Honor Award
Ashland Residence,
Santa Monica, California

2005

Annual Home Tour, Los Angeles Chapter of the American Institute of Architects
Mazess Residence
Santa Monica, California

2003

California Chapter of the American Institute of Architects Annual Design Awards Program—Honor Award
Entenza Residence
475 Mesa Road, Los Angeles, California

2001

Los Angeles Conservancy Preservation Award
Entenza Residence
475 Mesa Road, Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles Chapter of the American Institute of Architects Annual Home Tour
Berg Residence, Santa Monica, California

2000

Los Angeles Chapter of the American Institute of Architects Annual Home Tour
Cuddihy Residence, Santa Monica, California

1999

Sunset Magazine and the American Institute of Architects Design Awards Program—Honor Award
Entenza Residence, Los Angeles, California

1998

Los Angeles Chapter of the American Institute of Architects—Honor Award, Merit Award
Entenza Residence, Los Angeles, California

1996

International Small Home Design Competition—Winning Design Entry
Chambers/Folonis Residence, Santa Monica, California

1995

Los Angeles Chapter of the American Institute Architects Annual Home Tour
821 Bay Street Housing Project, Santa Monica, California
830 Bay Street Housing Project, Santa Monica, California

1994

Los Angeles Chapter of the American Institute of Architects—Honor Award, Citation
Veltman Residence, Santa Monica, California

1989

American Institute of Architect and Sunset Magazine Design Awards Program—Citation
Chambers/Folonis Residence, Santa Monica, California

1987

International Design Competition—Semi-finalist
West Hollywood Civic Center
West Hollywood, California

1986

Barton Development Design Competition—CITATION
Faculty/Student Submission, California State Polytechnic University
Pomona, California

1984

CERTIFICATE OF COMMENDATION—Mayor Tom Bradley
June 1984
84-84 Olympic Architects
Los Angeles, California

1977

Los Angeles Chapter of the American Institute of Architects—HONOR AWARD, CITATION
632 Pacific Street Project, Santa Monica, California