Tag: David Wakely

Linde + Robinson Lab for Global Environmental Science by Architectural Resources Group

Linde + Robinson Lab for Global Environmental Science by Architectural Resources Group

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• March 26, 2013 • Comments (0)

In 2008, California Institute of Technology created the Ronald and Maxine Linde Center for Global Environmental Science to study global climate change. The Linde Center needed a facility that could bring together faculty from chemistry, engineering, geology, environmental science, and other fields. To house the Linde Center, the institute chose to rehabilitate the Henry M.Robinson […]

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College Track \ Turnbull Griffin Haesloop Architects

College Track \ Turnbull Griffin Haesloop Architects

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• March 16, 2013 • Comments (0)

Turnbull Griffin Haesloop Architects recently completed Bayview Center for the nonprofit College Track. Founded in 1997, College Track is a nonprofit organization that aims to empower students from under-resourced communities to obtain a college degree. Over the course of eight years, from the summer before high school through college graduation, College Track engages these students […]

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Los Gatos Library \ Noll & Tam architects

Los Gatos Library \ Noll & Tam architects

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• September 15, 2012 • Comments (0)

Nestled at the foot of a wooded hillside, the two-story, 30,250-square-foot Los Gatos Library provides a visual connection between the Town’s historic Pageant Park and the adjacent Civic Center. The design concept is based on the lantern, which in architectural terms suggests an open, light-filled structure. Daytime illumination optimizes the use of natural daylight, with […]

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Green Showroom for Fisker-McLaren Dealership \ Valerio Dewalt Train Associates

Green Showroom for Fisker-McLaren Dealership \ Valerio Dewalt Train Associates

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• April 29, 2012 • Comments (1)

When Silicon Valley auto dealer Adam Simms chose a site on busy El Camino Real for his Fisker Automotive and McLaren Automotive dealerships, the new buildings had to stand out in the same way that the manufacturers’ cool, cleanly tailored vehicles stand out from the competition. Valerio Dewalt Train Associates designed two showrooms, each designed […]

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Branson School Student Commons \ Turnbull Griffin Haesloop Architects

Branson School Student Commons \ Turnbull Griffin Haesloop Architects

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• March 28, 2012 • Comments (0)

This is a new student commons at an independent high school in Marin, California. Designed by Turnbull Griffin Haesloop Architects, the Branson School Student Commons gives students a much-needed gathering space with an unusual degree of connection to the outdoors. Sited in a narrow glen between upper and lower campuses, the structure includes a dining […]

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Valley-Hi North Laguna Library \ Noll & Tam Architects

Valley-Hi North Laguna Library \ Noll & Tam Architects

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• October 19, 2011 • Comments (1)

The innovative features in this new library include a daylight-filled floor plan, a natural ventilation tower, and the use of insulated concrete panels to keep the interior cool in the warm summer months. The library sets a new standard for sustainability in a civic building, and meets Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold […]

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East Oakland Sports Center \ ELS Architecture and Urban Design

East Oakland Sports Center \ ELS Architecture and Urban Design

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• October 9, 2011 • Comments (1)

To build a new sports center in Oakland’s Ira Jinkins Park and make fitness and recreation accessible to the low-income Brookfield neighborhood has been the city’s dream for more than 20 years. After San Francisco’s 2012 Olympics bid failed in 2002 and dashed plans to build an Olympic training center on the site, the city […]

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National Maritime Museum \ Architectural Resources Group

National Maritime Museum \ Architectural Resources Group

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• August 30, 2011 • Comments (1)

The National Maritime Museum Building is the most fully developed example of Streamline Moderne nautical style in San Francisco. Designed by local architect William A. Mooser III and constructed during the Great Depression by the Works Progress Administration, the building was originally intended to serve as a bath house at the center of the city’s […]

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Yountville Town Center \ Siegel & Strain Architects

Yountville Town Center \ Siegel & Strain Architects

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• August 26, 2011 • Comments (2)

For decades, the residents of Yountville, California, a rural town in Napa County, relied on a small 1920s-era community hall and a hodgepodge of rented spaces to host community events. The hall was in need of renovation, ill-equipped to support art classes and lacking in outdoor recreation spaces. In addition, the town had outgrown its […]

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Napa Valley Vintners - Jackse Winery | Architectural Resources Group

Napa Valley Vintners – Jackse Winery | Architectural Resources Group

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• May 23, 2011 • Comments (0)

The Jackse Winery, one of St. Helena’s oldest wood-framed winery buildings, has recently been restored and expanded to serve as the permanent offices for the Napa Valley Vintners, a non-profit organization responsible for protecting and promoting the smaller wineries in this premier winegrowing region. Built between 1905 and 1913 by Austrian immigrant and vintner Stephen […]

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