A+C 11: (Re)discover the New Bay Bridge (2 HSWs)
Tuesday, September 27, 2011 from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM (PDT)
San Francisco, CA
Decades in the making, the rising of the East Span of the Bay Bridge draws awe and wonder. This guided boat tour allows participants a unique view of the construction progress to date. Participants will learn about the process of designing a signature bridge in a highly sensitive ecological environment, focusing on the design competition, design process, and relationship between designers and the Design Advisory Panel.
Tour led by Donald MacDonald, FAIA of Donald MacDonald Architects, Jeffrey Heller, FAIA of Heller Manus and Jordona Jackson of San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge Seismic Safety Projects.
Tour start point: Gate E, Gate B, Ferry Building, San Francisco (just South of the Ferry Building)
Click here for an image of GATE E Location
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AIA San Francisco
Serving the Bay Area for more than a century, the American Institute of Architects, San Francisco Chapter (AIA San Francisco) offers professional development and networking opportunities as well as public forums, tours, lectures, and gallery exhibitions that provide architects and design enthusiasts with many opportunities to explore the local built environment.