Hills at Vallco, Cupertino Shopping Mall

Silicon Valley green roof by Rafael Vinoly

Design: Rafael Viñoly, architect with OLIN Landscape Architects. Proposal to convert an ageing shopping centre in California’s Silicon Valley into a vast development featuring the world’s largest roof garden. The building would be located on a 50-acre (20 hectare) site, with a 30-acre community park and nature preserve.

First and Mission Towers – San Francisco

First and Mission Towers

Design: Foster + Partners / Heller Manus Architects. In a joint venture, TMG Partners, one of the San Francisco Bay Area’s largest mixed-use property developers, and Northwood Investors LLC, a leading privately-held global real estate investment firm, announce the selection of Foster + Partners and Heller Manus Architects as architects for the approximately 2 million sqft mixed-use development in San Francisco.

Barrel House Tavern: Sausalito Building

Barrel House Tavern

Located on one of the most scenic waterfront lots in Sausalito, Barrel House Tavern occupies 5,000 sqft on Bridgeway Avenue. CCS Architecture receives a IIDA Northern California Chapter Honor Award for this building. With 140 seats, the restaurant features an enormous Carrera marble bar, a cozy lounge, wood fired pizza oven, and waterfront seating with breathtaking views of the Bay and San Francisco beyond.