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SFO Airport Air Traffic Control Tower – San Francisco, California

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Building: SFO Airport Air Traffic Control Tower
Location: San Francisco, California
Architects: HNTB Architecture and Fentress Architects
Structural Engineer: Walter P. Moore
General Contractor: Hensel Phelps
Design Team: Joe Grogan, Paul Kim, Alejandro Ogata, Robert Steel
Completion: 2015

AE Interests: Sleek and elegant facade – sweeping torch form and expose of the tower core with black lit glass; Tower placement – adjacent to drivers and pedestrians; Aluminum skin conceals 75,000 lbs of steel to resist wind/earthquakes; cast-in-place concrete core 30 inches thick; 221 feet tall

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Written by gabbyraziel

November 1, 2018 at 11:12 am

Posted in Built

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