Gallery: HOK’s Net Zero “Battery Park” for San Francisco Has an Algae F...

The project was developed by Nazila Duran, Charles Lee, Alan Bright, Scott Price,  Sandeep Kathuria, Chris Gardini, Brian Campbell, Seth Orgain, Justin Kelly, Olivier Santoni-Costantini, Kyle Prenzlow, Russell Simpkins, Scott Dunlap, Lindsay Steffes,Sean Gallivan, Elvira Dayel, Esmeralda Marquez, William Ogle, and Matthew Smith.

HOK’s San Francisco office received a jury recognition award for their net-zero “Battery Park” design, which features a remarkable algae facade. A combination of load reduction, waste heat recovery, and waste-to-energy strategies combined with an array of solar panels ensures that this densely populated mixed-use building can generate all of its own energy, while the building-integrated algae further slashes the program’s carbon footprint.

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