Posts Tagged ‘Orchids and Onions’

Peeling It Back: A Closer Look at the Grand Onion

Year after year, as the Orchids & Onions gala approaches, people throughout San Diego inevitably ask “Why can’t it just be Orchids?” The answer, of course, is simple, and perhaps said best in the words of Orchids & Onions Co-chair John Martinez: “Unless we can have an open and respectful …

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6 Questions with O&O Juror Stacey Pennington

As part of the 2020 Orchids & Onions jury, Stacey Lankford Pennington brings to the table a deep background in urban planning. Having received her Master in Urban Planning from Harvard University Graduate School of Design in 2005, she’s been billed by Bisnow Commercial Real Estate News as one of …

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Turning It Around: Making the Leap from Onion to Orchid

Over the course of its 44-year history, Orchids & Onions has become the San Diego Architectural Foundation’s (SDAF’s) flagship event for a reason. The annual people’s choice awards, highlighting the most impressive and most questionable San Diego architecture, holds design professionals to a higher standard. The awards also give the …

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