AEWORLDMAP.COM (2,650+ posts)

A research project from the Architectural Engineering program at The University of Texas at Austin – featuring contemporary architecture, engineering and construction around the world.

Rene Cazenave Apartments – San Francisco, CA

leave a comment »

    

     

[1, 2, 3, 4]

Project: Rene Cazenave Apartments
Location: 25 Essex St, San Fransisco, California
Developers: BRIDGE Housing Corp.; Community Housing Partnership
Architect: Leddy Maytum Stacy Architects
Structural Engineer: Tipping Mar & Associates
Landscape Architect: Gary Strang Landscape
Contractor: Cahill Contractors
Size: 75,000 total sf / 120 units
Completed: December 2013
Cost: $30.5 million
Avg. rent: $375/month

AE interest: Focused on ‘environmental, financial and social sustainability’,  photovoltaics and solar hot water panels on roof [a], replaced existing parking lot and dedicated all horizontal exterior surfaces to ‘people, plants, water absorption or renewable power generation’ [a], green roof provides roof insulation and facilitates storm water management (in addition to a detention tank) and filtration [a], 68% of habitable area use natural ventilation (taken from roof due to pollution at lower levels) [a], 96% of habitable spaces day-lit [a], MFE 2014 Grand Winner: Affordable [c], 187 GreenPoint Rating (LEED equivalent: high Gold to low Platinum) [b].

Sources: [a, b, c]

Written by Sammy Jarrar

December 6, 2017 at 12:11 pm

Posted in Built

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s