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Green Glen

November 21, 2014
The Green Glen complex in San Francisco has a history of varied use, from offices for the Green Glen Dairy, a Linen Service, and a Coffee Roastery. Through an extensive seismic upgrade/renovation to the existing Green Glen Linen Service and the addition of a new modern core, this conversion is designed to enhance a group of buildings with a subtle exterior appearance yet distinct internal relationship. The new complex will bring together an assembly of unrelated buildings and open space into a small urban office complex. The existing buildings, one converted to commercial office space and one for use as a restaurant, both focus inward towards the site, figuratively joined by a newly created landscaped courtyard space. This internal connection is extended by the creation of a series of new elements which lead from the courtyard space up a pedestrian ramp, open glazed core stair, catwalk walkway and into the main building space which is topped by an exposed grand steel truss structure.

Location / year

San Francisco, CA / 1999

Architects

Peter Pfau, FAIA, LEED AP

Project Scope

Design-Build

Principals in Charge

Peter Pfau, FAIA, LEED AP

Square Footage

30,000 GSF

Project Manager

Mallory Shure

Designers

Dewitt Brock
Kit Gibbs
Dwight Long
Casper Mork-Ulnes
Kristen Wogen
Michael Young

Photographic Credits

Views 1-4 – J.D. Peterson
View 5 – Process 39
View 6 – Pfau Long Architecture (Mallory Shure)

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