concept The Black Cultural Zone (BCZ) proposes a new 26,000-square-foot Black cultural center and affordable housing development in East Oakland. This project will serve as a new anchor for the community’s cultural and commercial activities that hopes to generate and incubate new locally owned, culturally grounded businesses. In addition to being a new center for..

Balboa Reservoir Building E

concept Team Architect Team: Van Meter Williams Pollack, Y.A. Studio – Client: BRIDGE Housing – Civil Engineer: BKF – Structural Engineer: KPFF – Landscape Architect: GLS – MEP Engineer: Interface Engineering


concept Team Architect Team: Mithun, Y.A. Studio – Client: 350 China Basin Partnership – Civil Engineer: Luk and Associates – Structural Engineer: KPFF – Landscape Architect: GLS – MEP Engineer: Engineering 350 – Green Consultant: Bright Green Strategies

730 Stanyan

concept 730 Stanyan is a family-friendly affordable residence, poised to create 160 new homes in the vibrant Haight community in San Francisco. Construction is scheduled to start spring 2023 and residents are scheduled to move in by spring 2025. Team Design Architect: OMA – Executive Architect: Y.A. Studio – Client: CCDC, TNDC – Civil Engineer:..

Casa de la Mision

CONCEPT Located within the heart of the Mission neighborhood in San Francisco, Casa de la Mision provides five-stories of 100 percent affordable senior housing to the Calle 24 Latino Cultural district. Breaking ground in 2020, it is now home to 44 senior residents. Executive Architect: HKIT Architects – Associate Architect: Y.A. studio – Client: Mercy..

4200 Geary Blvd.

concept The intersection of Geary Blvd and 6th Avenue in San Francisco’s Richmond District will be home to 98 units of affordable senior housing.  It will include ground floor retail, community spaces, a roof terrace, landscaped rear yard and an urban agriculture deck. The design utilizes foliage and biophilic design with themed floors to promote..

1120 Valencia Street

concept 1120 Valencia is an 18 unit multifamily mixed-use residence building proposed in San Francisco’s Mission District. This building contains two frontages, ground floor retail and a large occupiable roof deck. Team Executive Architect: Y.A. Studio – Client: M3 LLC –  Structural Engineer: Harrell Kane Structural Engineers, Inc..

Sunnydale Parcel Q

Concept Parcel Q is the first phase of the redevelopment of San Francisco’s largest public housing site, Sunnydale. The proposed 5 story unit apartment building sits at the southeast corner of Sunnydale Avenue and Hahn St. The unit makeup includes studios, 1 bedroom, 2 bedroom & 3 bedroom units. The project also features a parking..

Alice Griffith

CONCEPT Team Executive Architect: HKIT – Associate Architect: Y.A. Studio – Structural Engineer: KPFF – Landscape Architect: Miller Company – MEP Engineer: NBA Engineering – Civil Engineer: Telamon Engineering Consultant – General Contractor: Nibbi – Energy Modeling: Bright Green Strategies Photos: Blake Thompson