California Academy of Sciences

California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco.
New natural history museum that fully integrates green building features to reflect its mission to protect the natural world. Includes a naturally ventilated 5500 sq m three storey exhibit hall, research laboratories, naturally ventilated open offices, classrooms, an auditorium, an organic cafeteria, and five levels of collections housing 18 million natural history specimens, achieving LEED Platinum environmental rating. Responsibilities include the strategic and detailed design of natural ventilation environmental control systems.
Collaborators: Renzo Piano Building Workshop architect
Image ©Tim Griffith

California Academy of Sciences
Location: San Francisco, California
Architect: Renzo Piano Building Workshop

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