November 5, 2009
Belzberg Projects Honored
Hagy Belzberg, the principal of Belzberg Architects, was honored recently with two awards.
Belzberg was presented with the Cultural Affairs Commission Award for his work on the new building for the Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust, which is expected to open in spring 2010 in Pan Pacific Park, during The American Institute of Architecture’s annual award ceremony at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood on Oct. 22.
And the Architectural Foundation of Los Angeles recognized Belzberg’s offices at Broadway Avenue and 20th Street in Santa Monica, which received LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) gold certification, with the Design Green Award for Exceptional Design from the U.S. Green Building Council. The award was giving during the Los Angeles chapter’s Oct. 29 gala event at downtown’s Millennium Biltmore Hotel.
Belzberg is best known for his recent work on the lobby bar at the Walt Disney Concert Hall and the design of the Conga Room at LA Live, which adjoins Staples Center.