San Francisco Transbay Terminal

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The San Francisco Transbay redevelopment project realizes the world’s largest rooftop park in the center of one of the world’s most exciting cities.

The design restructures the existing transport hub in the city center, featuring innovations such as measures to increase biodiversity, water purification, air filtration, quality public space and an exhilarating new green space in the center of the city.

The Transbay terminal redevelopment was one of the largest architectural competitions to be held in the past decade. Except worked with architecture office Pelli Clarke Pelli on conceptual design, presentation and visualization throughout the process, made the case for a true ecological rooftop park, and won.

The transbay terminal will be completed in 2015.

From concept to execution

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The Transbay terminal redevelopment was one of the largest architectural competitions to be held in the past decade. Except worked with architecture office Pelli Clarke Pelli on conceptual design, presentation and visualization throughout the process, made the case for a true ecological rooftop park, and won.

Finally, the world will be able to see that a rooftop park can be more than potted plants and a lonely olive tree, and become a true ecological entity, providing spatial quality, health benefits, economic value and biodiversity.

The transbay competition revolved around the replacement of the existing Transbay transportation hub, and the creation of a signature tower for the city of San Francisco. The environmental concerns were considerable, the development time short, and the stakes high. Pelli Clarke Pelli hired Except to assist in the conceptual design, environmental diagrams and general presentation design. With the team of Pelli Clarke Pelli and environmental engineers.