Studio Drift exhibits interactive works based on birds and dandelions in San Francisco

San Francisco’s Carpenters Workshop Gallery is staging an exhibition of works by Studio Drift that aim to showcase the “intersection of nature and technology”. DRIFT: About Nature, Technology and Humankind features site-specific installations that explore the intersection of nature and technology DRIFT: About Nature, Technology and Humankind features site-specific installations and video presentations of projects […]

Olafur Eliasson’s silver orbs create tunnel effect on San Francisco’s waterfront

Danish-Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson has installed five reflective spheres at a plaza adjoining a San Francisco waterfront sports arena. Seeing Spheres was unveiled this week at the city’s Chase Center sports complex. It is Eliasson’s first permanent public work on the west coast, and his largest public work in the US. The installation comprises five globes […]

$100 million repairs approved for San Francisco’s sinking Millennium Tower

A $100 million alteration designed to prop up the sinking and tilting Millennium Tower in San Francisco has been approved as tenants reach a tentative settlement with its developers. Independent experts have endorsed the plan to fix the 58-storey luxury condominium tower, which has sunk 18 inches (45.7 centimetres) and tilted 14 inches (36 centimetres) […]

Huge salvaged trees form benches in San Francisco restaurant Radhaus by Envelope A+D

A screwdriver, drawer knobs and a pipe are among the objects that Berkeley studio Envelope A+D has used as beer taps in this industrial-style restaurant in San Francisco. Radhaus is a beer hall and Bavarian restaurant located in the Bay Area’s historic Fort Mason Centre for Arts and Culture, a region acknowledged for its former […]

Studio O+A designs Slack Headquarters in San Francisco to allude to hiking along the Pacific Coast

Deserts, forests and mountain peaks inspired the design of tech company Slack‘s 10-storey office in San Francisco, which is meant to embody “the similarities between hiking a wilderness trail and working”. The Slack Headquarters is located within a 16-year-old building in the downtown district, near gleaming new skyscrapers such as the Salesforce Tower by Pelli […]

Jennifer Robin balances elegance and exuberance in San Francisco apartment

Californian studio Jennifer Robin Interiors has used colour, texture and custom pieces to create a comfy urban apartment for clients who formerly lived in Napa Valley. The San Francisco dwelling was designed for a retired couple who were transitioning to city life after residing in a single-family home in California‘s wine country. The lifestyle change […]

Geometric lights, tropical wood and greenery accent Elda bar in San Francisco

Caribbean funk and traditional Mexican architecture provided Californian studio ROY with the design cues for this cocktail lounge and eatery in San Francisco. Sisters Emily and Hannah Collins of ROY completed Elda in San Francisco’s Mission Dolores neighbourhood. It serves Latin American and Caribbean fare, which the duo sought to fuse with designs evocative of […]

Ryan Leidner adds minimal extension to San Francisco saloon building

Californian architect Ryan Leidner has renovated and extended a residence in San Francisco‘s Mission district, updating the existing 19-century structure and building a minimal home at the back. The Harrison Street House was originally built in 1888, and served as a saloon and residence for the owner upstairs. The property saw several uses in the […]

OMA completes stepped glass tower The Avery in San Francisco

Architecture firm OMA has completed its first project on America’s West Coast: a glass condo tower in San Francisco with stepped corners. The Avery is a 56-storey condominium tower located four blocks from San Francisco Bay. OMA partners Shohei Shigematsu and Jason Long designed the 600-foot-high (183-metre-high) building for developer Related, with the aim to […]

WeWork opens San Francisco HQ in Pelli Clarke Pelli’s Salesforce Tower

Co-working company WeWork has completed a light-filled headquarters in San Francisco‘s 61-storey Salesforce Tower, featuring mid-century furniture, vibrant rugs and bold artwork. The co-working company has taken over three floors of the skyscraper, which was completed in 2018 by Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects for cloud computing company Salesforce. WeWork’s headquarters occupy the 36th and 38th floor, while the 37th floor in […]

Jordana Maisie stacks cardboard shoe boxes around Feit’s San Francisco store

Australian designer Jordana Maisie has designed this shoe shop in San Francisco to look more like a storage room than a boutique. Masie’s eponymous studio designed the 80-square-metre shoe store in the city’s Jackson Square neighbourhood for upscale Australian leather shoe company Feit. Working with Feit’s founder Tull Price, Maisie developed the concept for the store to […]

Studio Gang’s spiralling Mira tower tops out in San Francisco

These new photographs capture the twisted and fragmented exterior of US firm Studio Gang’s 40-storey Mira tower, as it takes shape in San Francisco. Photos released by Mira developer Tishman Speyer capture the 400-foot-high (122-metre-high) tower, which is formed from a series of vertical twisting columns. Studio Gang’s Mira Tower has topped out in San Francisco […]

Cedar and glass wrap Dolores Heights Residence in San Francisco by John Maniscalco

This multi-level dwelling by Californian firm John Maniscalco Architecture rises high above a San Francisco street, enabling the homeowners to enjoy ample natural light and expansive views. Photograph by Blake Marvin The Dolores Heights Residence occupies a sloped, corner lot in an urban neighbourhood. Local studio John Maniscalco Architecture (jmA) designed the home to capture […]

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