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Placements

Examples of projects that I have placed in design publications on behalf of my clients.

So Long Conference Room! How Microsoft Envisions the Future Office

So Long Conference Room! How Microsoft Envisions the Future Office

Studio O+A keeps following the future.

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Photo: David Wolfe
Design: Studio O+A
Valerio Dewalt Train Associates overcomes NIMBY lawsuit to build expressive tower on Chicago’s South Side

Valerio Dewalt Train Associates overcomes NIMBY lawsuit to build expressive tower on Chicago’s South Side

Vue53 in the South Side Chicago neighborhood of Hyde Park.

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Photo: Steve Hall
Design: Valerio Dewalt Train Associates
Art Deco Movie Theater Lights Up San Francisco Once More

Art Deco Movie Theater Lights Up San Francisco Once More

Architectural Resources Group restores the iconic New Mission Theater.

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Photo: David Wakely
Design: Architectural Resources Group
Lower Sproul Redevelopment / Moore Ruble Yudell Architects and Planners

Lower Sproul Redevelopment / Moore Ruble Yudell Architects and Planners

Students at University of California, Berkeley voted for a student fee hike to help the university fund the adaptive reuse, construction, and revitalization of the multi-building Lower Sproul Plaza.

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Photo: Alan Karchmer
Design: Moore Ruble Yudell Architects
Studio O+A: Twelve True Tales of Workplace Design

Studio O+A: Twelve True Tales of Workplace Design

The new book from Studio O+A!

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Photo: Frame Publishers
Design: Studio O+A
Kistler Vineyards Barn by Architectural Resources Group  Read more: https://www.dexigner.com/news/30090

Kistler Vineyards Barn by Architectural Resources Group Read more: https://www.dexigner.com/news/30090

ARG designed a small winemaking facility and a second tasting room.

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Photo: David Wakely
Design: Architectural Resources Group
Hunters View Housing Blocks 5 & 6

Hunters View Housing Blocks 5 & 6

Paulett Taggart Architects.

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Photo: Bruce Damonte
Design: Paulett Taggart Architects
The Wooden Lantern

The Wooden Lantern

Hillman Hall by Moore Ruble Yudell Architects.

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Photo: Colins Lozada / Moore Ruble Yudell Architects
Design: Moore Ruble Yudell Architects
New 100-percent-affordable apartment complex takes root on remediated land in San Francisco

New 100-percent-affordable apartment complex takes root on remediated land in San Francisco

The Pacific Pointe development, designed by David Baker Architects with Interstice Architects, is the first 100-percent-affordable housing development in the new Hunters View area of San Francisco.

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Photo: Bruce Damonte
Design: David Baker Architects
Kistler Vineyards

Kistler Vineyards

ARG revamps a historic farmhouse in Sonoma County, California.

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Photo: David Wakely
Design: Architectural Resources Group
The Future is Post Industrial

The Future is Post Industrial

Noll and Tam transforms a Silicon Valley tilt up into a modern workplace. San Francisco magazine, April 2017

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Photo: Daniel Gaines Photography
Design: Noll and Tam
Nancy & Stephen Grand Family House

Nancy & Stephen Grand Family House

The privately funded Nancy & Stephen Grand Family House by LSMA. Architectural Record, April 2017

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Photo: Bruce Damonte
Design: Leddy Maytum Stacy Architects
Business In The Front

Business In The Front

O+A crafts an unexpectedly modern workplace for a finance company. AN Interior, March/April 2017

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Photo: Jasper Sanidad
Design: Studio O+A
The Architecture Is the Message

The Architecture Is the Message

Kapor Center designed by Anne Fougeron. San Francisco magazine, April 2017

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Photo: Bruce Damonte
Design: Fougeron Architecture
100-percent affordable housing complex proposed for San Francisco’s Mission District

100-percent affordable housing complex proposed for San Francisco’s Mission District

David Baker Architects, along with affordable housing developers BRIDGE Housing Corporation and Mission Housing Development Corporation.

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Photo: David Baker Architects
Design: David Baker Architects
Totally Tubular: SonoGROTTO and peepSHOW Win People’s Choice Awards

Totally Tubular: SonoGROTTO and peepSHOW Win People’s Choice Awards

sonoGROTTO winner of the 2016 Market Street Prototyping Festival.

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Photo: R.Brad Knipstein and Michael Alan Ross
Design: Kuth Ranieri Architects
Cooper Hewitt National Design Awards: Catching Up With Winner Studio O+A

Cooper Hewitt National Design Awards: Catching Up With Winner Studio O+A

An interview with husband-and-wife team Primo Orpilla and Verda Alexander.

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Photo: Jasper Sanidad
Design: Studio O+A
What Is A ‘Stabilized Relic’?

What Is A ‘Stabilized Relic’?

David Wessel, Principal of ARG Conservation Services talks about stabilizing de la Montanya Monument.

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Photo: ARG Conservation Services
Design: ARG Conservation Services
Renovated Opera House a boon for the Bayview, but work remains

Renovated Opera House a boon for the Bayview, but work remains

Good work from TEF Design, Knapp Architects, and Walter Hood.

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Photo: David Wakely
Design: TEF Design, Knapp Architects, and Walter Hood
A colorful installation memorializes one of Chicago’s lost YMCAs

A colorful installation memorializes one of Chicago’s lost YMCAs

Media Objectives, the design studio within Valerio Dewalt Train Associates (VDTA), installation in homage to a former YMCA.

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Photo: Matt Dula
Design: Valerio Dewalt Train Associates
Take an International Tour of 5 Mid-Century Residences

Take an International Tour of 5 Mid-Century Residences

A Quincy Jones renovation by Stanley Anderson of MRY.

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Photo: Art Gray
Design: Stanley Anderson
Stanford Neuroscience Health Center

Stanford Neuroscience Health Center

TEF Design at Stanford.

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Photo: Bruce Damonte
Design: TEF Design
Sunset Magazine

Sunset Magazine

Eva Hagberg Fisher checks out Sunset’s new offices by RMW.

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Photo: Jasper Sanidad
Design: RMW architecture & interiors
Lake and Bake

Lake and Bake

David Baker’s Lakeside Senior Apartments on the edge of Oakland’s Chinatown neighborhood.

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Photo: Bruce Damonte
Design: David Baker Architects
Crit > Gordon Parks Arts Hall

Crit > Gordon Parks Arts Hall

Valerio Dewalt Train’s Gordon Parks Arts Hall samples styles and forms from its architecturally diverse surroundings.

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Photo: Steve Hall (Hedrich Blessing Photographers)
Design: Valerio Dewalt Train Associates
Greater Good: TEF Design's Clubhouse for the Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco

Greater Good: TEF Design's Clubhouse for the Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco

Good Works by TEF!

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Photo: David Wakely
Design: TEF Design
Interiors: PacBell Building

Interiors: PacBell Building

Studio O + A savors the past and moves forward!

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Photo: Jasper Sanidad
Design: Studio O+A
PG&E Mission Substation

PG&E Mission Substation

TEF Design revitalizes a PG+E substation and returns it to its original glory.

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Photo: Bruce Damonte
Design: TEF Design
Gordon Parks Arts Hall

Gordon Parks Arts Hall

A link between old and new makes the cover of Architect magazine.

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Photo: Steve Hall (Hedrich Blessing Photographers)
Design: Valerio Dewalt Train Associates
School Spirit

School Spirit

A revived Sproul Plaza complex supports student life and activities.

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Photo: Bruce Damonte
Design: Moore Ruble Yudell Architects and Planners
Preservation Today

Preservation Today

A Conversation with David Wessel, Charles Chase, and Naomi Miroglio of Architectural Resources Group.

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Photo: David Wakely
Design: Architectural Resources Group
U.S. Embassy Finland

U.S. Embassy Finland

Coupled with a renovation, Moore Ruble Yudell crafts a new chancery as a beacon of light in Helsinki.

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Photo: Werner Huthmacher
Design: Moore Ruble Yudell Architects and Planners
Lower Sproul Redevelopment

Lower Sproul Redevelopment

Town Meets Gown: With a renovation and a new building, a university redefines an important plaza and establishes a stronger connection between campus and the city.

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Photo: Bruce Damonte
Design: Moore Ruble Yudell Architects and Planners
Constraints and Creativity Shape Affordable Housing for Seniors in Oakland, California

Constraints and Creativity Shape Affordable Housing for Seniors in Oakland, California

Lakeside Senior Apartments designed by David Baker Architects.

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Photo: Bruce Damonte
Design: David Baker Architects
From Armed Forces to Arts Enthusiasts: Fort Mason Center’s Pier 2

From Armed Forces to Arts Enthusiasts: Fort Mason Center’s Pier 2

Marsha Maytum, principal of San Francisco–based Leddy Maytum Stacy Architects talks about the rehabilitation of the Fort Mason Pier 2 shed.

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Photo: Bruce Damonte
Design: Leddy Maytum Stacy Architects
Affordable Housing Energizes San Francisco’s Mission Bay

Affordable Housing Energizes San Francisco’s Mission Bay

1180 Fourth Street a design collaboration by Mithun|Solomon, Kennerly Architecture & Planning, and Full Circle Architects.

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Photo: Bruce Damonte
Design: Kennerly Architecture and Mithun|Solomon
Prairiefire: A Mixed-Use Center Meets T. Rex

Prairiefire: A Mixed-Use Center Meets T. Rex

Rob Anderson (Field Paoli) and Fred Merrill (Merrill Companies, LLC) on developing Prairiefire.

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Photo: Field Paoli Architects
Design: Field Paoli Architects
Crafting Authenticity for Retail Destinations

Crafting Authenticity for Retail Destinations

ELS Architecture and Urban Design principal, Sean Slater on describing the appeal of “authenticity” in the urban landscape.

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Photo: Sean Slater
Design: ELS Architecture and Urban Design
Home Renovation for a Modern Family in Bel Air

Home Renovation for a Modern Family in Bel Air

A renovation by Moore Ruble Yudell Architects and Planners.

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Photo: Trevor Tondro
Design: Moore Ruble Yudell Architects and Planners
Boys & Girls Club Design Enhances Surroundings And Kids’ Lives

Boys & Girls Club Design Enhances Surroundings And Kids’ Lives

San Francisco Boys & Girls Club’s Don Fisher Clubhouse designed by TEF Design.

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Photo: David Wakely
Design: TEF Design
Culture by Design: Lessons From Today's  Tech Workplaces

Culture by Design: Lessons From Today's Tech Workplaces

Huntsman Architectural Group president, Sascha Wagner on modern tech workplaces.

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Photo: Brendan Williams (courtesy of Huntsman Architectural Group)
Design: Huntsman Architectural Group
Restoring Dublin's Missing Link: The Grangegorman Urban Quarter Development

Restoring Dublin's Missing Link: The Grangegorman Urban Quarter Development

Moore Ruble Yudell principal, James Mary O’Connor on revitalizing central Dublin.

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Design: Moore Ruble Yudell Architects & Planners
Uber Eleventh Floor

Uber Eleventh Floor

Studio O+A designs Uber’s eleventh floor.

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Photo: Jasper Sanidad
Design: Studio O+A
Studio Visit > Moore Ruble Yudell

Studio Visit > Moore Ruble Yudell

Sam Lubell pays Moore Ruble Yudell a visit.

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Photo: MRY
Design: Moore Ruble Yudell Architects & Planners
Pass With Flying Colors

Pass With Flying Colors

LMS Architects integrates sustainability in the curriculum with their new building for Nueva School at Bay Meadows.

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Photo: Kyle Jeffers
Design: Leddy Maytum Stacy Architects
11 Strategies for Building Community with Affordable Housing

11 Strategies for Building Community with Affordable Housing

David Baker and Amit Price Patel talk design strategies for building communities.

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Photo: Brian Rose
Design: David Baker Architects
It Takes A Village

It Takes A Village

James Mary O’Connor tells how Santa Monica rebuilt its core.

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Design: Moore Ruble Yudell Architects and Planners
Over and Above

Over and Above

Edie Cohen takes a ride into Uber’s new headquarters by Studio O + A.

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Photo: Bruce Damonte
Design: Studio O+A
Hunters View Redevelopment

Hunters View Redevelopment

Getting it right in Bayview Hunters Point. Lydia Lee visits one of San Francisco’s toughest neighborhoods to review Paulett Taggart’s hopeful housing.

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Photo: Bruce Damonte
Design: Paulett Taggart Architects
A Cover Barn

A Cover Barn

Turnbull Griffin Haesloop’s barn that is not a barn lands on the cover of Residential Architect. Editor Katie Gerfen (originally from these parts) goes out on the range.

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Photo: David Wakely
Design: Turnbull Griffin Haesloop
A Big Canvas

A Big Canvas

110,000 square feet is a big canvas. Studio O + A fills it beautifully. Edie Cohen checks out all of it (including the yurts) in the November issue of Interior Design.

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Photo: Jasper Sanidad
Design: Studio O+A
New Light / Old Light

New Light / Old Light

Architectural Resources Group renovates and repurposes a historic landmark at Cal Tech. Joann Gonchar looks deep into the coelostat.

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Photo: David Wakely
Design: Architectural Resources Group
Phoenix Rising

Phoenix Rising

Architect Owen Kennerly designs a great house on 27th Street in Noe Valley. Only to have it burn down a year later. The owners rebuild and make it even better. The New York Times comes out to report on the result.

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Photo: Matthew Millman
Design: Kennerly Architecture & Planning
Net Zero Case Study

Net Zero Case Study

Architect LMS and engineer IDeAs collaborate on using known technologies to build a net zero house. Editor Jane Kolleeny visits Cupertino to report the collaboration in the November/December issue of GreenSource.

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Photo: Bruce Damonte
Design: Leddy Maytum Stacy Architects
A WPA Yacht

A WPA Yacht

Local writer Eva Hagberg boards the yacht known as the Maritime Museum and checks out the restoration by Architectural Resources Group in the July/August issue of Metropolis.

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Photo: David Wakely
Design: Architectural Resources Group
When Art and Healthcare Come Together

When Art and Healthcare Come Together

The new Laguna Honda Hospital in San Francisco took ten years to design and build. Read how Anshen+Allen/Stantec and a cast of hundreds accomplished this in the October issue of Contract.

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Photo: David Wakely
Design: Anshen+Allen/Stantec
Yelp Shoots For A Five-Star Office Redesign

Yelp Shoots For A Five-Star Office Redesign

FastCoDesign.com looks at Studio O+A’s redesigned Yelp headquarters in San Francisco. “It’s got the vibe of a Mission hipster’s thrift-store living room, with loads of graphics on the wall.”

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Photo: Jasper Sanidad
Design: Studio O+A
Pumps Matter Too

Pumps Matter Too

Amy Eliot of Tom Eliot Fisch interviews Amy Neches of SF Redevelopment and Tim Beedle of Catellus about infrastructure at Mission Bay in the most recent issue ofArcCA. Her pump station lights the way.

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Photo: David Wakely
Design: TEF
Facebook Headquarters

Facebook Headquarters

Studio O + A keeps the best of a 60s building in Stanford Research Park but brings it into the 21st century for Facebook. Katie Weeks gives us the update in “Face to Face” in the July 2009 issue of Contract.

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Photo: Cesar Rubio
Design: Studio O+A
The Eye Knows

The Eye Knows

Architectural Resource Group restores an unusual and enormous window by artist Emile Norman at San Francisco’s Masonic Temple. Ron Nyren sees it all in the May 2009 issue of Interior Design.

Photo: David Wakley
Design: Architectural Resources Group
Cavallo Point - The Lodge At The Golden Gate

Cavallo Point - The Lodge At The Golden Gate

The new Cavallo Point Lodge occupies 27 acres at the north end of the Golden Gate Bridge on a decommissioned Army base, which is now part of the Fort Baker National Register Historic District and Golden Gate National Parks. Twenty-one historic buildings were rehabilitated by Architectural Resources Group and 14 new structures were designed by Leddy Maytum Stacy. They were integrated into the historic site to create a conference and retreat center that is a model of preservation, sustainable development, and public-private-nonprofit partnership. Architectural Record reported on the unique project in their December 2008 issue.

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Photo: David Wakley
Design: Architectural Resources Group / LMS Architects
Kaiser - Santa Clara Medical Facility

Kaiser - Santa Clara Medical Facility

The new campus for Kaiser’s Santa Clara campus sits on the site of a former orchard. The organizing spine recalls the open landscape. In the space between the hospital and the medical office building Kaiser hosts a weekly farmer’s market. The cover story for the September 2007 issue of Health Facilities Management tells the whole story.

Photo: David Wakely
Design: Anshen + Allen (now Stantec)
Clarium Capital,

Clarium Capital,

Peter Thiel, founder of the hedge fund Clarium Capital, asked Architecture TM to design a very different kind of workplace.  The project was featured in the May 2007 issue of Interior Design.

Photo: Cesar Rubio
Design: ArchitectureTM
Designer of the Year

Designer of the Year

Mark Harbick, AIA, was named 2006 Designer of the Year by Contract magazine. His story can be found in the January 2006 issue.

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Photo: David Wakely
Design: Mark Harbick, AIA
DeAnza College Science Building

DeAnza College Science Building

The idea of “Science on Display” can be seen in this award winning addition to DeAnza’s 60s era campus.  The sustainable project was featured in the April 2005 issue of Contract.

Photo: David Wakely
Design: Anshen + Allen (now Stantec)
Beach House

Beach House

The clients lost a beloved Wurster beach house and asked the architects to capture something of the past without replicating it. Breathe shared the story in February 2005.

Photo: Mathew Millman
Design: Turnbull Griffin Haesloop Architects
Huntsman Architectural Group

Huntsman Architectural Group

The serenity of Huntsman Architectural Group’s new offices was written about in both the June 2004 issue of Architectural Record and the May 2003 issue of Interior Design.

Photo: David Wakely
Design: Huntsman Architectural Group
Levi’s Offices

Levi’s Offices

When Levi’s moved into an old ad agency they wanted a dramatic new look on a very dramatic (read modest) budget.  The combination of vintage furniture and new pieces was described in the June 2003 issue of Contract.

Photo: Donna Kempner
Design: Studio O+A
IA Interior Architects Firm Profile

IA Interior Architects Firm Profile

IA’s global expansion was captured in the November 2003 issue of Interior Design.

Photo: David Wakely
Design: IA Interior Architects
Goldman School For Public Policy

Goldman School For Public Policy

A historic Ernest Coxhead house and a complimentary building by Architectural Resources Group create a new courtyard, the heart of the school.  The story of how once radical Berkeley demanded a conservative design solution is well documented in the pages of the January/February 2003 issue of Preservation.

Photo: David Wakely
Design: Architectural Resources Group
Leo Burnett Offices

Leo Burnett Offices

Morris Lapidus updated for the Bay Region.  This beautiful reception area appeared in the November 2001 issue of Interior Design.

Photo: David Wakely
Design: SmithGroup
Irvington Community Center

Irvington Community Center

This is one of those great buildings where program, design, and structure all come together beautifully.  Designed by ELS, it was published on the cover of Architectural Record in June 1996.

Photo: David Wakely
Design: ELS Architecture and Urban Design
Firm Profile

Firm Profile

Refining the legacy of AC Martin was captured in a profile by David Martin, FAIA in the February 1990 issue of Designers West.

Design: AC Martin Partners
San Francisco Centre

San Francisco Centre

One of my earlier assignments was placing San Francisco Centre in the May 1989 Architectural Record and on the cover of January 1989 Shopping Center World.  The curving escalators were the first installed in the US.

Photo: David Wakely
Design: Whisler/Patri (now Patri/Merker)