Yes, all three proposals include wind turbines on top of their towers; will aim to achieve either Gold or Platinum LEED certification; and plan to rise between 1,100 and 1,350 feet in the air. Other than that, all three aim to redefine “the center of San Francisco” in very different ways.
Pictures and a few details now, highlights to follow.
From Pelli Clark Pelli Architects/Hines:
Proposed Tower Height: 1,200′
Proposed Tower Use: Commercial (1.6 million square feet; “potential for residential”)
Proposed LEED Certification: Gold (possibly Platinum)
From Richard Rogers Partnership/Forest City Enterprises/MacFarlane Partners:
Proposed Tower Height: 1,155′ (skyview roof); 1,287′ (top of turbine)
Proposed Tower Use: Mixed (600K sq.ft. commercial; 200+ hotel rooms; 200-300 condos)
Proposed LEED Certification: Platinum (tower) / Gold (terminal)
From Skidmore Owings and Merrill/Rockefeller Group Development Corporation:
Proposed Tower Height: 1,200′ (occupied floor); 1,375′ (top of parapet)
Proposed Tower Use: Mixed (31 floors office; 42 floors residential; 8 floors hotel)
Proposed LEED Certification: Platinum
And a few more renderings:
Inside the Pelli Clark Pelli design (bus terminal level):
The Richard Rogers design at dusk:
The Skidmore Owings and Merrill proposed tower plaza and terminal entrance:
Note: Design models for all three proposals will be on display to the public Tuesday, August 7th, 2007 from 8 am to 6 pm in the North Light Court at San Francisco City Hall.