Feb. 16, 2015. San Diego, CA. USA.| Mechanical engineering firms: Michael Akavan, left, with MA Engineers and Paul McParlane with McParlane are principals from their companies that both do heating, ventilating, air conditioning and plumbing. The two a pairing for the two hotels, the offices and the Navy campus for the Manchester Pacific Gateway Project. They are local firms and beat out national firms to take on this project together. |Photos by Jamie Scott Lytle. Copyright.