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California Academy of Sciences – San Francisco, California

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Courtesy California Academy of Sciences
Photographed by David Liittschwagercal-academy04_30  032ff51bdaf601ba674e65124cca8631  Academy of Sciences Grand Opening
Building: California Academy of Sciences
Location: San Francisco, California
Architect: Renzo Piano, Stantec
Landscape Architecture: SWA Group
MEP Engineer: Arup
Structural Engineer: Arup
Living Roof: Rana Creek
Sustainability: Arup
General Contractor: Webcor
Completion: 2008

AE Interests: Platinum LEED; extreme sustainability design; natural ventilation; natural lighting; piazza skylight; planetarium domes; ground anchors; solar roof; living roof

Articles: [1, 2, 3, 4, 5]

Also written by Alec Gagnon August 30, 2009

Written by Devin Kumar

December 11, 2018 at 2:44 pm

Posted in Built

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