Each year, announced the City of Boise in a press release, it partners with BOMA to recognize organizations, businesses, and individuals that built a new building or completed a building remodel that made Boise safer, more accessible to citizens, featured a unique design or was environmentally sustainable. The city has recognized nine businesses, organizations, and building owners for 2020 whose projects represent the best of Boise’s built environment. In place of the in-person award ceremony this year, Mayor Lauren McLean and city staff created video presentations for each award winner, which are available online.
Excellence in Design – New Commercial
Idaho Humane Society (8506 W. Overland Road) — The new Idaho Humane Society building sits closer to the center of the city than before. The two-story, 42,000-square-foot facility includes an Adoption Center/Shelter, Education Center, and Veterinary Medical Center. Each space serves the broader mission of the Idaho Human Society as community members are encouraged to learn about animals, as well as adopt and care for pets. The building also features sturdy interior surfaces that can withstand chewing, scratching and more. Read more here…