The new HM-designed Newark Civic Center and master planned complex includes a new administration building, library, police headquarters, and training center. HM is responsible for the civic center design and overall master plan, Safdie Rabines Architects are responsible for the design of the library, and McClaren, Wilson & Lawrie Architects are responsible for the interior design of the police headquarters and training center.
Menlo Gateway anchors a vibrant urban village, that is nearly complete, on 16 acres of land east of Highway 101. The project revitalized an existing, dated industrial park and created an office and hotel complex that reflects Menlo Park’s location as the gateway to the greater Silicon Valley.
350 Bush Street is a 19-story office tower San Francisco’s Financial District. The new glass tower incorporates the historic landmark San Francisco Mining Exchange Building as its principal entry. The historic existing building, originally constructed as the Mining Exchange in 1923, was later used briefly as the Stock Exchange and subsequently as the Curb Exchange through the 1930s. The historic exchange hall will be used as a grand lobby for the modern office building.
Completed in 2017, the long-vacant lot at 500 Pine Street transformed into a mid-rise commercial building fully leased to Blend, with a rooftop addition to St. Mary's Square Park. Built-in conjunction with nearby 350 Bush Street, 500 Pine was required to include the publicly accessible park extension since St. Mary’s Square is classified as an Open Space District. This governed the actual height of the proposed building.
The design for 447 Battery is focused on being both a good neighbor and bringing street vitality to the immediate vicinity. The design steps back at the upper levels to bring in more light and air to the surrounding area. The building, as seen in the urban model is modest in size and fits well with both larger and smaller buildings around it. Retail/restaurant at the ground level, coupled with improvements to Merchant alley will make
As the winning entry of an invited design competition, this high-rise office building accommodates a multi-use building project of 40,000 square meters located two blocks from the Huangpu River in the old Jewish Quarter of Shanghai (Hongkou District). With dramatic views of the Pudong and Bund districts, this building boasts an office tower with a rooftop garden 120 meters high.
The Guangzhou International Fashion Center houses the new headquarters for Canudilo, a leading high-end men’s clothing, accessories, and luxury brand retailer in China, as well as substantial office and retail space, a gallery for fashion exhibitions, conference center, roof gardens, and underground parking. The minimalism of the building form, combined with the textures and richness in the details of the envelope, reflect the high-level craftsmanship and refined, subdued aesthetics of the Canudilo brand.
555 Mission Street, San Francisco’s first LEED Gold certified office tower, is a 33-story office building located downtown, just south of Market Street. The project was instrumental in enhancing the evolving downtown mid-block open space pattern to maximize light, air, and open public space opportunities. The form of 555 Mission responds to the neighboring context and the Mission Street transit corridor, emphasizing verticality and slenderness. The curtain wall system with glass fins is unique, adding a rich texture to the overall expression.
55 Second Street is located in the heart of San Francisco’s Financial District, half a block from Market Street. The design responds to challenging site conditions, such as the adjoining narrow alleyway and the Historic Conservation District, with the goal of creating a high-rise office tower that is both visually prominent and contextual. While the building has a strong vertical façade along Second Street, it steps back respectfully on the east elevation, where it faces a historic building.