Old San Francisco Mint to Become a Gorgeous Green Museum

by , 07/27/10

San Francisco Mint Renovation by HOK, sustainable design, green design, green building, adaptive reuse, sustainable architecture, green renovation

This strategy also preserves the building’s existing details, rather than directly juxtaposing new construction with the existing building in ways that damage its historic character. In addition to passive ventilation, the building also takes advantage of natural daylight and the structures high thermal mass. The project is expected to be completed in 2013.


Via World Architecture News and Dwell

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