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San Francisco Public Utilities Commission Headquarters in San Francisco, California by KMD Architects

 
May 5th, 2013 by Sanjay Gangal

Article source: KMD Architects

The City and County of San Francisco embarked upon a rigorous building commission for a new administrative building for the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC) at 525 Golden Gate Avenue. Situated on the northwest corner of the Civic Center, the recently completed building acts as the defining northwest edge to the large “urban room” formed by the buildings of the Civic Center.

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  • Architects: KMD Architects
  • Project: San Francisco Public Utilities Commission Headquarters (SFPUC)
  • Location: 525 Golden Gate Avenue, San Francisco, California 94102, USA
  • Photography: Bruce Damonte
  • Project Owner: City and County of San Francisco Public Utilities Commission
  • Joint Venture or Associate Architect: KMD/Stevens Joint Venture
  • Project Completion Date: June, 2012
  • Project Site: Previously Developed Land
  • Project Type: Office – 100,001 or greater
  • Building Gross Floor Area: 27,500 square feet
  • Total project cost at time of completion, land excluded: $146,500,000.00

Image Courtesy © Bruce Damonte

The the new 277,500-square foot, 13-story Class A office building was designed to achieve a long-term cost savings to the City by accommodating the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission, which previously occupied private sector leased space. The City set high goals for achieving national recognition for leadership in sustainable and environmentally responsible building design and 30-year life-cycle performance.

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Of paramount importance from the very onset of the project was to keep in mind the impact that the building would have on human performance. Along with creating a world-class sustainable building, the designers constantly had the employees in mind in creating the healthiest, most effective and comfortable work environment.

Image Courtesy © Bruce Damonte

Image Courtesy © Bruce Damonte

Image Courtesy © Bruce Damonte

Image Courtesy © Bruce Damonte

Image Courtesy © Bruce Damonte

Image Courtesy © Bruce Damonte

Image Courtesy © Bruce Damonte

Image Courtesy © Bruce Damonte

Image Courtesy © Bruce Damonte

Image Courtesy © Bruce Damonte

Image Courtesy © Bruce Damonte

Image Courtesy © Bruce Damonte

Image Courtesy © Bruce Damonte

Image Courtesy © Bruce Damonte

Image courtesy KMD Architects

Image courtesy KMD Architects

Image courtesy KMD Architects

Image courtesy KMD Architects

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