Adaptive Re-Use

Re-use and repurposing of existing buildings is a form of building recycling.

1500 Park Avenue Lofts
Combining an adaptive reuse of a former fruit-drying warehouse with a new building providing parking with street front flex and residential spaces.

355 Bryant Lofts
A conversion of a historic warehouse into a use not even imaginable by its original builders: lofts for the live+work postindustrial lifestyle.

601 Fourth Street Lofts
A former wine warehouse finessed into 85 live-work loft spaces, with seismic and aesthetic upgrades that just take the edge off the industrial space.

Clock Tower Lofts
A thoughtful modern reevaluation brings this 1907 landmark into the 21st Century. Home of the DBA office.

Marquee Lofts
Just north of City Hall and the San Francisco Opera House, 53 residential lofts are located on the 4th through 8th floors of the building.

Pacific Cannery Lofts
An adaptive reuse of a former cannery as a diverse collection of studios, flats and townhouses around courts, mews, and promenades.

San Francisco Bar Pilots
The renovation of a cargo pier into the headquarters for the S.F. Bar Pilots, who guide the ships through the Golden Gate.

Shotwell Design Lab
Shotwell Compound is a mixed-use urban contemporary approach to living and working. It combines the new Zero Cottage, a workshop, and an existing building that combines apartments with a gallery storefront.

Shotwell Garden Apartment

StoreFrontLab
A laboratory for the urban pedestrian storefront experience.

Tassafaronga Village
Bridging an industrial-residential border, this new Oakland village features a wide range of LEED Platinum housing and repairs the deteriorated street grid.

The Intersection
An adaptive re-use of a historic Emeryville retail building with added apartments to be constructed from factory built modules fabricated by ZETA Communities.