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SF Federal San Francisco Federal Building
SF Federal San Francisco Federal Building
SF Federal San Francisco Federal Building
SF Federal San Francisco Federal Building
SF Federal San Francisco Federal Building
SF Federal San Francisco Federal Building
SF Federal San Francisco Federal Building
SF Federal San Francisco Federal Building
SF Federal San Francisco Federal Building
SF Federal San Francisco Federal Building
SF Federal San Francisco Federal Building
SF Federal San Francisco Federal Building
SF Federal San Francisco Federal Building
SF Federal San Francisco Federal Building
SF Federal San Francisco Federal Building
SF Federal San Francisco Federal Building
SF Federal San Francisco Federal Building
SF Federal San Francisco Federal Building
SF Federal San Francisco Federal Building
SF Federal San Francisco Federal Building
SF Federal San Francisco Federal Building
SF Federal San Francisco Federal Building
SF Federal San Francisco Federal Building
SF Federal San Francisco Federal Building
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SF Federal San Francisco Federal Building

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  • 1. EnvS 132 Eric T. Lee San Francisco Federal Building // Green Building Presentation
  • 2. <ul><li>AGENDA: </li></ul><ul><li>Location </li></ul><ul><li>Background </li></ul><ul><li>Architecture/ Design </li></ul><ul><li>Green features </li></ul><ul><li>LEED </li></ul><ul><li>Photos </li></ul>
  • 3. LOCATION: 90 7 th St @ Mission (SoMa)
  • 4. <ul><li>BACKGROUND: </li></ul><ul><li>Integrated custom window wall to regulate internal comfort via: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Natural ventilation </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Thermal mass storage </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Passive and active shading </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  • 5. <ul><li>BACKGROUND: </li></ul><ul><li>1 st naturally ventilated West Coast office building since AC </li></ul><ul><li>Far more pleasant place to work than today&apos;s sealed-up, tinted- glass buildings pumped full of re-circulated, refrigerated air </li></ul><ul><li>Happier workers more productive </li></ul><ul><li>;) </li></ul>
  • 6. <ul><li>BACKGROUND: </li></ul><ul><li>605,000 square feet </li></ul><ul><li>18 stories; ~234’ high; 60’ deep </li></ul><ul><li>2,700 employees </li></ul><ul><li>Approved Oct 14, 1997 </li></ul><ul><li>Opened Feb 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>Former Greyhound bus terminal </li></ul><ul><li>$125 million budget </li></ul>
  • 7. <ul><li>BACKGROUND: </li></ul><ul><li>Houses 6 federal agencies: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>BLS </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>DOL/ OSHA </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>GSA </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>HHS </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>SSA </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>USDA </li></ul></ul></ul>
  • 8. <ul><li>BACKGROUND: </li></ul><ul><li>Managed by U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) </li></ul><ul><li>GSA manages ~ $500b in assets </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>8,600 buildings </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>205,000 vehicles </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>425 historic properties </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>USA.gov </li></ul></ul></ul>
  • 9. <ul><li>DESIGN: </li></ul><ul><li>Thom Mayne (Santa Monica) </li></ul><ul><li>Morphosis joined by Smith Group SF office as exec. Architect </li></ul>
  • 10. <ul><li>FEATURES: </li></ul><ul><li>~154k sq feet of 3’ x 8’stainless- steel panels (appear translucent) supported in front of all-glass wall on tube-steel frame </li></ul><ul><li>Concrete building frame </li></ul><ul><li>Shades building from low winter sun, cutting daylight to comfortable level for workers </li></ul>
  • 11. <ul><li>FEATURES: </li></ul><ul><li>Concrete building frame </li></ul><ul><li>Large amounts of concrete are essential to facilitate a natural ventilation and cooling approach that takes advantage of thermal mass </li></ul>
  • 12. <ul><li>FEATURES: </li></ul><ul><li>Unique concrete mix lowers lighting costs: 50% slag cement mixed with portland cement lightens the concrete color greatly increasing reflectivity throughout structure </li></ul>
  • 13. <ul><li>FEATURES: </li></ul><ul><li>Airflow analysis </li></ul><ul><li>Window geometry </li></ul><ul><li>Panels designed to retain solar heat as thermal blanket over the building&apos;s facade </li></ul><ul><li>When air warms, it floats upward, coaxing cooler air through the building via windows that open automatically w/ sensors (free AC) </li></ul>
  • 14. <ul><li>FEATURES: </li></ul><ul><li>Designed to consume about half the power of standard office tower -indication of how design can help slash emissions of greenhouse gases (electricity, etc). </li></ul>
  • 15. FEATURES: North side has own sunshade system; vertical milky-glass fins angled to protect occupants from late-afternoon summer sun
  • 16. <ul><li>FEATURES: </li></ul><ul><li>Most work using daylight from floor-to- ceiling glass instead of electric lights </li></ul><ul><li>Even an employee in ‘worst’ seat is only about 25’ from a window </li></ul>
  • 17. <ul><li>LEED CERTIFICATION: </li></ul><ul><li>Applied for LEED Gold certification </li></ul><ul><li>Expected to receive Silver </li></ul>
  • 18. <ul><li>LEED CERTIFICATION: GOOD FOR PLANET/ GOOD FOR BUSINESS: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Leading transformation of the built environment; built as designed, perform as expected </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Lower operating costs </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Increased asset value </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Healthy and comfortable </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Reduces waste sent to landfills </li></ul></ul></ul>
  • 19. <ul><li>LEED CERTIFICATION: </li></ul><ul><li>Conserve energy and water </li></ul><ul><li>Reduce ghg emissions </li></ul><ul><li>Qualify for tax rebates, zoning allowances, and other incentives </li></ul><ul><li>Demonstrate owner&apos;s commitment to environmental concern and social responsibility </li></ul>
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  • 24. Thank you. Morphosis.net

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