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This project is a LEED-NC Gold adaptive re-use of a historic and previously derelict turn of the century industrial building in San Francisco. It is a mixed-use project that houses a LEED-CI Platinum restaurant on the ground floor. The project’s sustainable
 
This project is a LEED-NC Gold adaptive re-use of a historic and previously derelict turn of the century industrial building in San Francisco. It is a mixed-use project that houses a LEED-CI Platinum restaurant on the ground floor. The project’s sustainable strategies include solar energy harvesting, a green roof and natural ventilation. It’s most interesting feature is a new exterior skin, which is perforated to allow light and air to pass through new operable windows beyond. It mitigates solar heat gain while enabling cross-ventilation of the interior.

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