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TEF Design’s Larkin Street Substation Expansion

22-04-2022

TEF Design’s Larkin Street Substation Expansion

TEF Design of San Francisco has completed an interesting urban infrastructure project: a 12,200 square metre building which is America’s first net-zero energy (NZE) electrical substation. The expansion on the historic 1962 substation building not only meets the operator’s practical requirements but brings new value to the community around it.

Edwin M. Lee Apartments, affordable living in San Francisco

01-03-2022

Edwin M. Lee Apartments, affordable living in San Francisco

The Edwin M. Lee Apartments are the first building in San Francisco to combine supportive housing for both homeless veterans and low-income families. The collaboration between Eddy Maytum Stacy Architects, Saida + Sullivan Design Partners, Swords to Plowshares and the Chinatown Community Development Centre in San Francisco's Mission Bay neighbourhood is a prime example of social and environmental sustainability.

Transformation in San Francisco by Buttrick Projects Architecture+Design

29-09-2021

Transformation in San Francisco by Buttrick Projects Architecture+Design

The Oakland-based Buttrick Projects Architecture+Design firm has designed the transformation of a multi-residential structure in San Francisco, known as the Filbert Cottages. The pre-existing structures dating back to the busy construction period that followed the devastating 1906 earthquake, have been recovered with technically updated and contemporary details and architectural elements.

Winners of the 2021 CTBUH Best Tall Building Awards

25-01-2021

Winners of the 2021 CTBUH Best Tall Building Awards

The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat recently announced the annual Best Tall Building Award of Excellence Winners in a number of categories. Koichi Takada Architects’ Arc in Sydney, Sou Fujimoto, Nicolas Laisné and Oxo Architects’ White Tree in Montpellier, France, Heatherwick Studiop’s Eden in Singapore, Studio Gang’s MIRA Tower in San Francisco, WOHA’s Sky Green in Taichung, Taiwan, Zaha Hadid Architects Leeza SOHO in Beijing and One Thousand Museum in Miami, and Safdie Architects’ Raffles City Chongqing in the Chinese city of the same name are only a few of the skyscrapers selected by CTBUH that have been described in Floornature.

An aerospace façade for Studio Gang’s MIRA Tower

06-11-2020

An aerospace façade for Studio Gang’s MIRA Tower

Studio Gang’s MIRA Tower in San Francisco is a 425-foot architectural spiral with a façade based on aerospace technology

Skylab gives the W San Francisco a makeover

30-06-2020

Skylab gives the W San Francisco a makeover

The W San Francisco hotel has been revamped by Portland-based firm, Skylab as part of a multi-stage project. The design team drew their inspiration from the city’s history, from the days of the gold rush, through to the psychedelic ‘60s and ‘70s to create a unique experience for guests in a LEED-EBOM certified facility.

Dumican Mosey’s SOMA Residence

22-04-2020

Dumican Mosey’s SOMA Residence

Internationally exhibited artist Klari Reis appointed Californian architectural studio Dumican Mosey to design her own home, with an annexed studio and art gallery. As the name suggests, the restoration and refurbishment project is located in San Francisco’s rapidly growing SOMA district. When the architects first went to inspect the two-storey building, a former auto repair garage, it was "dark, rundown and pungent with grease"; now the SOMA Residence is a jewel set in among the façades of the neighbourhood, right next to the famous Financial District.

The Shack, Feldman Architecture

21-09-2018

The Shack, Feldman Architecture

The designers of Feldman Architecture have transformed a small weekend cottage not far from San Francisco into a true architectural gem, An attentive intervention that makes the most of the landscape as well as the characteristic features of the original building.

Scenic Advisement Offices by Feldman Architects

06-09-2018

Scenic Advisement Offices by Feldman Architects

The design team from Californian firm Feldman Architects are behind the conversion of the 1909 Bricca stables on Battery Street, San Francisco, now home to the offices of an investment bank.

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