David Rumsey Map Center at Stanford University design by Noll & Tam Architects: the design weaves together the stunning visual impact of the maps into the experience of the built environment. Visitors ascend three flights of stairs from the library rotunda, wrapped floor-to-ceiling in maps.
The Italian Swiss Colony Building Lobby, designed by jones | haydu architects and located in Levi’s Plaza in San Francisco, has won a 2018 Citation Award for Interior Architecture from the American Institute of Architects’ San Francisco Chapter.
San Francisco architecture news – the city’s tallest building, Salesforce Tower designed by Pelli Clarke Pelli, officially opens. The 1.42 million-sqft tower at First and Mission streets is 1,070 feet high, overtaking the 853 feet highTransamerica Pyramid which has held the record since way back in 1972.
Hanover Page Mill, Stanford Research Park, Palo Alto building design by Form4 Architecture – a LEED Platinum and net-zero electric building is a powerful statement of synthesis between architectural form and energy performance.
Studio VARA wanted to bring a warm, modern and spacious character to this loft apartment that celebrates the view while offering two-bedroom suites for overnight guests.
The release of the designs by international architecture practice Woods Bagot, in joint venture with HKS Architects, comes as construction starts on the 4750m project, which is expected to complete in 4 phases between 2019 and 2022.
Michael Hennessey Architecture’s program for this ground-up, single-family residence is organized in a rational manner in an attempt to create visually simple spaces serving as the backdrop to a family’s daily activities.
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Easton Residence is a modern departure from 1920s California Spanish architectural grandeur. The original romantic charm of the property is transformed with modern design.
A thoughtfully transformed Sausalito Outlook in Marin County, California, USA. The 1970s home, was renovated by Feldman Architecture, an award-winning residential and commercial design practice recognized for creating warm, light-filled spaces that are site-sensitive and carefully detailed.
Palo Alto house by Feldman Architecture for Silicon Valley serial entrepreneurs looking to create a unique home for work and play – redevelopment of an existing ranch-style home on a quiet cul-de-sac.
Salesforce Tower, designed by Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects: this 1,070-foot office skyscraper, the tallest building in San Francisco, joins the Golden Gate Bridge and the Transamerica Building as one of the skyline’s defining elements.
Visual simplicity and clarity was the goal for this renovation project. Michael Hennessey Architecture gave careful consideration to the placement of a minimal kitchen and the master bathroom “core,” leaving the remainder of the unit open and encumbered.
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