Clinton, Bobby, San Francisco discussed on Forum

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Mountain i'm there's there's just a natural this about it that i i've really appreciate the other interesting thing in the stood i sure just pure clinton is from the venue off children's hostel the second floor lobbied there's a portico this series of holum's outsi and from this bobby that uh the beni out there they're salesforce our guest perfectly framed within the of the structure of of the children's hospital down there that's an interesting weapons but i i also you mentioned the fassino the outside and toward writing about the the sleep as the glass tower but i am certain whites you can really pick up that facetti the the frightening of the defenestration on the outside just really things do work well i'm i'm a fan of the bill in terms of the proportion and the shaping that was very much an idea of san francisco's planning department essentially wanted to create an and this is the planners talking almost like a sculpted skyline they would resemble a natural hill so you've got that you've got the peak which is what's now salesforce tower there's a building going up on first street between mission market that be nine hundred feet tall also taller than the pyramid you've got one or two more really tall buildings going into the ideas you've got salesforce towers the peak and then it goes down toward one rincon by the baybridge which used to be really tall a whole decade ago and then toward the financial district so that was very consciously done absolutely you think the caller the living taking a salesforce building from the outside but each floors and her standard has he's metal sent the contraptions where you can get more light end and yeah i mean it's a fixed grid it's not like your controlling your shudders our blinds or anything but the architects who did it pelley clark pelley a they're very interested in how do you do big commercial corporate office buildings that also are sustainable and so the outer grid that the aluminum fins and the.

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