New details have been published for two 17-story apartment buildings and a new public park to replace the former Transbay Temporary Bus Terminal in SoMa, San Francisco. Transbay Block 2 and 3 represent two-thirds of the full-block property. The projects are overseen by the Office of Community Investment and Infrastructure, i.e., the OCII.
San Francisco Public Works
Planning applications have been approved, and new building permits filed to renovate and expand the existing Mission Branch library at 300 Bartlett Street in San Francisco’s Mission District. The city-led proposal would modernize and increase the accessibility of the 107-year old building. The San Francisco Public Works is responsible for the design and application.
The San Francisco Arts Commission has attended the first of at least four presentations to review plans to reimagine the South Ocean Beach Waterfront. The project will add new community amenities, increase accessibility, and promote habitat restoration as part of the Ocean Beach Climate Change Adaptation Project in the Lakeshore neighborhood, San Francisco. The Ocean beach development is a multi-agency collaboration between the San Francisco Recreation and Parks, Public Utilities Commission, and Public Works, with private-industry involvement from Moffatt & Nichol and MFLA.
Development permits have been filed, and renderings were revealed for Botanical Garden Nursery and Golf Course Clubhouse in Golden Gate Park, San Francisco. The proposed project for Botanical Garden has four vital updates: design an efficient nursery with indoor and outdoor activity spaces, consolidate growing spaces into a defined nursery area, demarcate and separate public-only areas from workers-only areas, and practice sustainability in every project design. Siegel and Strain Architects are managing this project.
Plans to build a restroom for bus operators on Treasure Island, San Francisco, are going to the City Planning Commission. The proposed construction features wash sinks with temperature mixer faucets, urinals, a recessed shelf, and coat hangars, all illuminated by the fixed skylight. The exterior finish is composed of metal louvers, fiber cement panels, and ceramic steel panels. Ware Associates Architecture + Engineering in collaboration with the Landscape Architect CMG are responsible for the design for the San Francisco Public Works.