The Savior of New Orleans?
So much depends on Ed Blakely, the planner charged with pushing the recovery effort from idea to reality.
NAED Changes Annual Meeting Name & Format
The National Association of Electrical Distributors (NAED) has changed the name and format of its annual meeting as part of its 100th anniversary celebration. Formerly known as the NAED Annual Meeting, it will be called the NAED National Electrical Leadership Summit beginning with the 2008 meeting...
Sara Conner Court Answers Urban InfillChallenge
HAYWARD, CALIF. - Sara Conner Court is an affordable housing development that achieved multiple goals when it opened its doors in 2006.
Development Brings Together Housing, PublicLibrary
SAN FRANCISCO, CALIF. - The city’s most vulnerable seniors, including those transitioning out of homelessness and long-term care, have a place to call home at Mission Creek Senior Community.
A Long Journey Ends in Berkeley
BERKELEY, CA.—This is a story about an affordable housing development that endured a costly legal battle and took nearly eight years to build.
Twenty-First Century Craftsman
Structural features and striking decorative fixtures provide multiple layers of light.
Magnet, San Francisco
To make this pro-bono design effort for a nonprofit clinic in San Francisco come together, lighting consultancy H.E. Banks + Associates was challenged to use limited resources in creative ways. Magnet, a sexual health center for the gay community offering activities such as readings, art exhibits...
Trauma Treatment Center, San Francisco
Challenge For the newly established Trauma Recovery and Rape Treatment Center, a University of California San Francisco project, the acquisition of an old timber-frame industrial building in the city's Potrero Hill district offered 11,000 unobstructed square feet that could be used for open and...
When collaborate, an international television and print ad agency based in San Francisco, chose the Huntsman Architectural Group to design its new office, the challenge was to transform a 5,000-square-foot space in a 1909 office building, while meeting a limited construction budget. Wishing to set...
An Alternative Vision of Home
it's a bit of an odd story, really, it's not what you'd expect,' explains John Peterson, principal of Peterson Architects in San Francisco, and founder of Public Architecture, a nonprofit organization devoted to pro bono design work. He's talking about the origins of ScrapHouse (www.scraphouse.org)...