The SalesforceTower project continues to garner a lot of press. This video was produced by the B1M website and is hosted by Fred Mills. It features some great views of the building and some interesting details on San Francisco’s newest supertall skyscraper. Click here to watch the B1M video and read an excerpt from the article below.
Title: Salesforce Tower: San Francisco’s Vertical Village
Originally published on www.theb1m.com
Building a supertall skyscraper in one of the most seismically active regions of North America is not easy.
But with San Francisco’s booming tech industry demanding ever more high-end office space, engineers had to develop ways to push buildings to new heights. Rising from the corner of First and Mission Streets in San Francisco’s South of Market or “SoMa” district is the city’s tallest structure; the 326m (1,070 foot) Salesforce Tower.
Designed by Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects, the tower stands over 200 feet taller than the Transamerica Pyramid and provides 1.6 million square feet of office space across 61 storeys. 55% of the building is occupied by its main tenant; Salesforce.
Read more & watch the video here.