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Top Architects invited to reimagine San Francisco’s Fort Mason Center

© Sean Munson
© Sean Munson

A mix of twenty local and internationally renowned firms have been invited to participate in a design competition seeking “creative and practical design concepts” on thirteen acres of prime waterfront real estate at the historic Fort Mason Center in San Francisco. Although mostly comprised of parking lots and former military buildings, the site attracts nearly one million annual visitors with its stellar views, cultural events, historic background and well-respected restaurant. Depending on who accepts the challenge, local firms may compete with big names such as James Corner Field Operations, SANAA, Studio Gang Architects and BIG. Continue reading after the break for more.

Cite:Karissa Rosenfield. "Top Architects invited to reimagine San Francisco’s Fort Mason Center" 07 May 2012. ArchDaily. Accesed . <http://www.archdaily.com/232263/top-architects-invited-to-reimagine-san-franciscos-fort-mason-center/>