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  3. New Images Released of Foster + Partners’ “First and Mission” Towers in San Francisco

New Images Released of Foster + Partners’ “First and Mission” Towers in San Francisco

New Images Released of Foster + Partners’ “First and Mission” Towers in San Francisco
New Images Released of Foster + Partners’ “First and Mission” Towers in San Francisco, This rendering shows the “First and Mission” towers to the right of the taller Salesforce tower, which is currently under construction. Image © Foster + Partners
This rendering shows the “First and Mission” towers to the right of the taller Salesforce tower, which is currently under construction. Image © Foster + Partners

New images have been released of Foster + Partners’ and Heller Manus Architects’ design for  “First and Mission,” a two tower, two million square foot mixed-use development project in downtown San Francisco.

The project consists of a 605-foot condominium tower -- the tallest residential project on the West Coast -- and an 850-foot hotel, residential and office tower. Together the two towers will add more than a million square feet of flexible office and commercial space, as well as 650,000 square feet of residential units to the Transbay Area.

View more images and learn more about the design of the "First and Mission" project after the break...

This rendering shows the “First and Mission” towers to the right of the taller Salesforce tower, which is currently under construction. Image © Foster + Partners © Foster + Partners © Foster + Partners © Foster + Partners + 5

© Foster + Partners
© Foster + Partners

“The 605-foot residential tower reflects the scale of San Francisco’s existing tall buildings, while the 850-foot hotel, residential and office tower rises above it as a symbol of this new vertical city quarter,” Foster + Partners wrote in a release.

© Foster + Partners
© Foster + Partners

Another key element of the project is the open design of the ground floor, which is “open, accessible and transparent.” The design includes pedestrian routes and plazas passing through and around the towers and nearby buildings, connecting the towers with their urban surroundings.   

© Foster + Partners
© Foster + Partners

London-based Foster + Partners has worked in San Francisco before, designing Apple’s store in Union square.

News via SFGate 

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© Foster + Partners

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Cite: Katie Watkins. "New Images Released of Foster + Partners’ “First and Mission” Towers in San Francisco" 30 Jul 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/532231/new-images-released-of-foster-partners-first-and-mission-towers-in-san-francisco/> ISSN 0719-8884
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