California Academy of Sciences

San Francisco, CA
Market: 
Museum
Products: 
Garden Roof® AssemblyPlaza Deck AssemblyWaterproofing
Project Type: 
New Construction
Size: 
142,860
 sq. ft. pi. ca.
Completion Date: 
2007
Awards: 
2008 Green Roofs for Healthy Cities Award of Excellence2009 ASLA Professional Award
Owner: 
California Academy of Sciences
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Architect: 
Chong Partners Architecture
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Design Architect
Renzo Piano
Landscape Architect: 
SWA Group
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General Contractor: 
Webcor Construction, Inc.
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