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  • 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...

  • illuminating detail

    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)...

  • A combination of indirect light and modern pendants help turn an outmoded commercial building into urban apartments.

    huntsman architectural group's renovation of the landmark at Grant Avenue, one of the first office-to-residential conversions in San Francisco's central business district, stands as a testament to lighting's ability to alter an existing space for alternative uses. Designed by Coxhead and Coxhead...

  • Residential Reincarnation

    A combination of indirect light and modern pendants help turn an outmoded commercial building into urban apartments.

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  • Moody's KMV Offices, San Francisco

    When Moody's, a Manhattan-based investment firm, acquired KMV, a San Francisco-based credit-risk-management technology company, it needed a headquarters capable of integrating the two corporate cultures and an increased number of employees.

  • Perfect Harmony

    Environmental awareness comes naturally to many Californians. as does an awareness of one's neighbors-especially in Marin County, the prestigious area across the Golden Gate Bridge from San Francisco, where property values are high, views of nearby mountains and the San Francisco Bay are...