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Golden Gate Parks Conservancy


Super Green National Park Education Center

Located on the edge of the San Francisco Bay within the Presidio National Park, the new Crissy Field Center became one of the highest rated LEEDap Platinum projects. This multi-use center was conceived, installed and ready to occupy in under 9 months. This facility included classrooms, a science lab, a highly rated cafe, solar power, and wind power. It provides a nationally recognized model of sustainability, healthy education, and environmental stewardship.


Date: 2009
CITY: San Francisco
STATE: California
MARKETS: Education, Community, and Retail.
CHALLENGE: Create a bespoke, light-on-the-land solution that was environmentally friendly and quick to deploy.


CHALLENGE: To support educational STEAM programs in a spectacular, natural, and sustainable U.S. National Park quickly,, lightly, and thoughtfully.
SERVICES: Site Design, Architecture, Intelligent Building Systems, and a Greener, Faster, and Less Expensive option.
RESULT: It was intended to serve needs for 5 years but remains fully functional and well loved 12 years later. It has connected in with current Crissy Field renovations.
AWARDS: LEEP Platinum Certification.
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