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San Francisco’s Transbay Transit Center + Tower: More Proposal Porn

San Francisco’s Transbay Transit Center + Tower: More Proposal Porn

Forest City has launched a new website with a bit more video, renderings and background information on the Richard Rogers design proposal for San Francisco’s new Transbay Transit Center and Tower. And as a plugged-in tipster notes, the complete Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM) presentation along with additional animations... Read More »

San Francisco’s Transbay Terminal Design Proposals: Highlights

San Francisco’s Transbay Terminal Design Proposals: Highlights

Keep in mind that design elements of all three proposals are likely to change (some rather dramatically) between now and the final selection on September 20th (and again between the final selection and construction). That being the case, a few highlights that caught our attention (in reverse order of... Read More »

The SocketSite Scoop: San Francisco’s Transbay Terminal Designs

The SocketSite Scoop: San Francisco’s Transbay Terminal Designs

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... Read More »

The (SOM) Master Plan For San Francisco’s Treasure Island

The (SOM) Master Plan For San Francisco’s Treasure Island

A plugged-in tipster directs us to Skidmore, Owings & Merrill’s Master Plan for Treasure Island and an overview from NewcitySkyline: The Treasure Island Plan involves a unique, 21st century San Francisco community that is socially and economically diverse and supported by close-knit neighborhoods, unprecedented open space, resource-conserving technology and... Read More »

Ask (Nicely) And Ye Shall Receive: Cathedral Hill Tower Renderings

Ask (Nicely) And Ye Shall Receive: Cathedral Hill Tower Renderings

J.K. Dineen at the San Francisco Business Times delves deeper into the proposed Cathedral Hill tower to rise at 1481 Post Street and uncovers some coveted renderings. Read More »