I initially viewed the new Apple Campus from behind a chain link fence in early 2017 while it was under construction. Then two things happened. First, I read an article in the New York Times about “base isolators” (more on that later). Then, I experienced the 7.1 earthquake on the evening of July 5th while visiting my
I am fascinated with all things construction, and, in this instance, with the ubiquitous concrete trucks that we see at construction sites. So, I invited myself to visit Mira--Tishman’s 40-story condo development (aka “The Twisty Building”) on Folsom at Spear. I was taken on a tour by two gents with Pacific-Structures, the development’s concrete structure
When someone mentions psychology, you think of Freud, right? I do, although I admit I may be a bit crazy! The living walls at Jasper, at the corner of 1st Street and Harrison, caught my attention many moons ago. You can see them here, adjacent to a gas station, which has recently been demolished for a
There is a big, new 40-story building going up at the corner of Mission and South Van Ness. It is currently referred to as 1500 Mission (Related California is the developer) and, while it hasn’t been named yet, I’m thinking that it might be called the Coke Building, to the chagrin of everyone except those
As part of the Luminaries Series, Brendan Dunnigan shares his thoughts on the architecture industry and where you can find inspiration to pave your way!
As part of the Luminaries Series, Clark Manus shares his thoughts on the architecture industry and where you can find inspiration to pave your way!
The Jobs are Near, the Results Tangible, the Technology Cutting-Edge: A Look at 181 Fremont in Downtown San Francisco
Soaring at 800 feet in the sky, the folks who spent four years working on 181 Fremont in San Francisco feel satisfaction now that their work is completed.
Built like a spaceship, Apple Park is not only a technical marvel but a verdant landscape where the border between nature and building are blurred.
A man hoist is not for the faint of heart but today LISA was in search of photos and information so up the 181 Fremont man hoist, or lift, we went.
Wondering what it takes to be an architect? Brendan Dunnigan and Clark Heller step in front of the camera and reveal how they landed in architecture.