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San Francisco’s Transbay District Rising And Urban Living Room

San Francisco’s Transbay District Rising And Urban Living Room

Believe it or not, that’s a slice of San Francisco’s not too distant future skyline rendered above, a view from the elevated Transbay Park, looking south towards the 550-foot tower of Transbay Block 8 (which is in the works) and the 400-foot tower of Transbay Block 9 (which is already rising). From Fougeron Architecture, the architects of Read More »

Rem Koolhaas Design Selected For Folsom Street Tower

Rem Koolhaas Design Selected For Folsom Street Tower

With a winning bid of $72 Million for San Francisco’s Transbay Block 8, the City’s Office of Community Investment and Infrastructure has selected Related California to develop a 550-foot residential tower, podium, and low-rise project along Folsom Street. Related is working with architect Rem Koolhaas and the Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA) on the master Read More »

Three Teams And A Starchitect Bidding To Develop Transbay Block 8

Three Teams And A Starchitect Bidding To Develop Transbay Block 8

Three teams have responded to the city’s request for proposals to develop San Francisco’s Transbay Block 8, the one-acre parcel fronting Folsom Street between First and Fremont. The three developers bidding are Millennium Partners (think Millennium Tower), Related California (think the Paramount at 680 Mission), and Golub (think 299 Fremont). And according to the Business Read More »

John King Does Rem Koolhaas

John King Does Rem Koolhaas

We missed it, a tipster catches it, you might have already read it. Nonetheless, John King does Rem Koolhaas and reopens the wounds of our lost Prada (above). Read More »

Rem Koolhaas Spoke In San Francisco (And We Missed It)

This past Wednesday architect Rem Koolhaas delivered the McBean Distinguished Lecture at the San Francisco Art Institute. We missed it, but as a “plugged in” reader notes, “I’m sure there must have been some SocketSite readers there – would love to know if he said anything about SF architecture and the future of the city!” Read More »