A construction & premises safety expert weighs in on the deadly Berkeley balcony collapse and the potential factors that could have contributed to the structure’s failure when at least 13 people plunged when it gave way.
A Bay Area company responsible for creating what could be the first functioning hoverboard thinks it now has a way to keep a building from moving during a major earthquake with the very same technology.
Researchers At UC Berkeley Create ‘Bloom’ — First Ever 3-D Printed Cement Structure That Stands 9 Feet Tall
Its being hailed as an three-dimensional architectural first, a feat that takes printing from the prehistoric days of paper and toner into the Jetsonian age. Its name is ‘Bloom.’
After the original design raised eyebrows and even some comparisons to a toilet bowl, the Golden State Warriors unveiled revised plans for their future San Francisco arena.
Unveiled this week, the model covers over 115 blocks of the Financial and South of Market districts, including landmarks like AT&T Park, the Ferry Building and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.
Some people may call it cold or harsh, but building planners in San Francisco and across the Bay Area have employed several new design tactics to keep the homeless away.
Preservationists in San Jose say the city isn’t doing enough to protect historic structures. The criticism follows a fire last week that heavily damaged a house that belonged to one of the city’s pioneer families.
Many of us in the Bay Area have visited San Francisco’s famed “Financial District.” Everyday, thousands of us come to work among its skyscrapers. Yet, how many of us come downtown just to enjoy ourselves? […]
EOTB presents a look at the most significant trends in Bay Area architecture. From the adobe Missions to the Victorians, from the Arts and Crafts movement to the Eichlers, we’ll show off the most beautiful […]
The San Francisco Chronicle’s urban design reporter discusses the evolving history of San Francisco’s architecture and design and how the Silicon Valley is influencing some of the city’s workspace.