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City and County of San Francisco / Related California

New office building in downtown San Francisco for the San Francisco Department of Public Works, Planning, and Building Inspection that chose View Smart Windows to keep their employees healthy and comfortable. 


  • 360-degree views of downtown San Francisco
  • 300 more employees through more efficient space utilization on each floor
  • Increased comfort by elimination of glare and hot spots at building perimeter
  • Location
    San Francisco, CA
  • Developer
    Related California
  • General Contractor
    Pankow
  • Architect
    Skidmore Owings & Merrill
  • Project Specs
    Building: 600,000 sq. ft.
    Glass: 86,000 sq. ft.
 There were several compelling attributes to View Smart Windows including eliminating glare and hot spots at the building perimeter. As a result, the City expects to have a more efficient utilization on each floor with occupants able to work comfortably without baking in the sun close to the windows. 
- Matthew Witte

Principal, Related California