Architecture / Design

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Yerba Buena Cubed

A long-awaited cultural building has finally joined the ranks of the ever-growing collection of museums in San Francisco’s Yerba Buena District — a new home for the Contemporary Jewish Museum. The Museum was originally founded in 1984, but ten years ago, the Museum chose architect Daniel Libeskind to design a new structure to house the … Continue reading

Market-Octavia: Building a Vibrant Hub

Courtesy Stanley Saitowitz / Natoma Architects, Inc. For several years, the City of San Francisco has worked to develop the Market & Octavia Neighborhood Plan, studying neighborhoods centered on the pivotal intersection of Market and Octavia, bookended by Church Street on the west and Van Ness Avenue on the east. The plan was one part … Continue reading

Architecture and the City

I just realized I should have posted about this before September 1. Sorry I’m a little late… but better late than never, right? The American Institute of Architects is doing an awesome month-long schedule of lectures and events called “Architecture and the City”, all devoted to various issues in urban design and architecture, mostly in … Continue reading

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