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Artisanal Recycling by Leger Wanaselja

When you walk or drive around Berkeley’s flatland neighborhoods, the buildings that line the grid of streets are not likely to attract your attention. A few large turn-of-the-19th century houses that once occupied...

Book Review: Overlook

Traveling by car around our country, we are likely to find signs indicating a high point offering us a wider view of the surrounding landscape. Such overlooks may enrich our...

Emeryville’s Doyle Hollis Park

Thoughtful design is not something one expects to find in the restroom buildings of public parks. Usually, one settles for adequate light and ventilation along with functional plumbing. So it...

350 Mission Street

The 27-story office building shown below, designed by SOM design partner Craig Hartman, is proposed for 350 Mission and Fremont Sts., a site adjacent to that of the future Transbay...

The new Brower Center in Berkeley

The recently completed David Brower Center in downtown Berkeley is a memorial to a major figure in this country’s environmental movement. Brower served as the first Executive Director of the...