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A Photo Tour of San Francisco's 350 Mission

Photo © Lawrence Anderson

Source: Lawrence Anderson Blog

When it comes to office buildings, our minds tend to think of a place full of cubicles, water coolers, and of course, work. At first sight, 350 Mission Street redefines the traditional workplace from the inside out. This Skidmore, Owings and Merrill (SOM) designed building rises 30 levels above the streets of San Francisco and supplies 420,000 square feet of office space...

350 Mission Street has created its lobby to be welcoming as part of a social engagement between the public and private realms. With retractable doors, the barrier between these realms disappears...

The innovation runs much deeper than just a beautiful lobby. This building was awarded the LEED Platinum Certification by cutting its energy consumption by one third through efficiency.

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