Design

The Apple Store at 1 Stockton St. in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

SF Wants Fountain, Historic Style Retained At New Apple Store

Planners released a review of Apple’s design proposal on Thursday. It calls for the Cupertino-based company to keep the fountain at its current spot or find another place for it in the city.

06/28/2013

Warriors San Francisco Venue Development Project

Warriors Unveil Updated Plan For SF Waterfront Arena

The updated design includes increased open space areas and access from the Bay. The design also calls for a reduction in parking spots and less retail space than what was initially proposed.

05/06/2013

Stewart Brand poses for a portrait during the 2013 Sundance Film Festival. (Larry Busacca/Getty Images)

Marin Environmentalist Claims Recreating Extinct Species Is Possible

Speaking from the prestigious TED Conference in Long Beach Wednesday, Sausalito activist Stewart Brand said scientists are developing the ability to reassemble and extinct animal’s genome, and even recreate the animal itself.

02/28/2013

A service tunnel inside the new Bay Bridge. (CBS)

Hidden Tunnel Reveals Engineering Secrets Of The New Bay Bridge

The self-anchored suspension tower may be what makes the new Bay Bridge tower iconic, but a hidden aspect of the structure actually acts as the nerve center of the new eastern span. The hollow center of the new Bay Bridge is essentially a corridor that runs 1.7 miles from the middle of the bay all the way to Oakland.

02/27/2013

New Bay Bridge

Soaring Design Makes New Bay Bridge Span An Artistic Triumph

It rises some 525 feet above the bay, blazing white against the sky. The centerpiece of a creation blending architecture and engineering in a way never done before.

02/03/2013

OAKLAND - Work on the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge has “reached its last major milestone” and “we can smell the finish line,” Metropolitan Transportation Commission Executive Director Steve Heminger said Tuesday.At a news briefing at a Caltrans office in Oakland near the Bay Bridge, Heminger said with the recent successful completion of a complex process called a “load transfer,” the new $6.3 billion span remains on schedule to open on Labor Day weekend next year.[ READ MORE: Transportation Officials Celebrate Major Bay Bridge Construction Milestone ]

Tides, Weather Create Design Challenges For New Bay Bridge

It’s a flow of water bigger than the mighty Mississippi River – 390 billion gallons of water move in and out of San Francisco Bay twice a day, creating an engineering challenge for the designers of the new Bay Bridge.

02/03/2013

Students design, create and build through the Studio H curriculum. (Studio H)

Community Corner: Design-Based Education In Berkeley

A local designer and educator based in Berkeley describes her unique curriculum in her newly released book “Tell Them I Built This: Transforming Schools, Communities, and Lives with Design-based Education.”

01/20/2013

Gmail

Tech Report: Google Unveils Redesigned Gmail App

KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid said Google’s new app, Gmail 2.0 for iOS, has several new features that make it more user friendly.

12/05/2012

FAR OUT IMAGE

Golden State Warriors Unveil San Francisco Arena Plans

The Golden State Warriors gave a first glimpse Monday of the team’s proposed arena on Piers 30-32 in San Francisco.

10/15/2012

Artists Return To Restore Women's Building Mural

Artists Return To Restore Women’s Building Mural

The artists who originally painted the vibrant MaestraPeace mural on the Women’s Building in San Francisco’s Mission District have returned…

08/30/2012

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