In this beautifully designed addition to the Princeton Architectural Press’s Architecture Briefs series, San Francisco architect-engineer Charles Bloszies provides clear thinking and non-dogmatic analysis on the intersection of historic preservation and progressive architectural design.
San Francisco is privileged to have a number of excellent architectural guides – ones by Sally Woodbridge, Mitchell Schwarzer, David Gebhard, and Richard Saul Wurman come immediately to mind, and all excellent in their own rights. These are joined by monographs and topical architectural analyses galore – plus Vision of a Place, the SPUR book […]
It has oft been said that San Francisco has some of the best architects in the world but that their best work is elsewhere. I think that tends to be true. As a City, we have empowered virtually any single person to stop anything.