SFO Airport View Smart Windows

San Francisco International Airport

View Smart Windows creates a superior experience at Terminal 1 for 17 million annual passengers and 30,000 employees


  • Will drive $6 million in business benefits for travelers
  • Resolved computer glare problem for Airline staff on the Departures level when working with customers
  • Ventilation requirements were reduced by 25K CFM, saving $900K in Capex
  • Location
    San Francisco, CA
  • General Contractor
    Hensel Phelps and Austin Webcore Joint Venture
  • Architect
    Gensler/Kuth Raineri and HKS/Woods Bagot/ ED2/ KYA
  • Project Specs
    Building: 1.18 million sq. ft.
    Glass: 22,500 sq. ft. and 29,000 sq. ft.
    Targeted LEED v4 BD+C Gold
 View Smart Windows are the ideal solution to improve the comfort and travel experience for millions of passengers and thousands of SFO and airline employees by bringing in more natural light into the terminal. 
- Kirsten Ritchie

Gensler - San Francisco