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    Walking Tour: Explore Mission Rock

    Friday, May 24, 2024 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm PDT
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    REGISTER $10, Student // $20, AIA Member // $25, General


    Description

    Embark on a captivating journey through the heart of San Francisco's architectural marvels and urban landscapes! Gain insider insights into visionary architecture and meticulous site planning from our speaker, Gerry Tierney. Experience the vibrant China Basin Park and delve into the intricacies of the Canyon Apartments. Plus, discover the future developments of Phase 2 and Terry Francois Boulevard.

    Note: Meeting spot will be sent to all registrants; ticket sales close at 12:30 PM on the day of the tour based upon availability; no onsite ticket sales.

    Presenters

    Gerry Tierney
    Perkins&Will

    Gerry grew up next to the water just south of Dublin, Ireland. He seemed destined to become an architect—his father, brother, and cousin all were—but he very nearly chose another path. On the eve of the deadline to accept an offer from the Merchant Marine, he made a last-minute decision to accept an offer from architecture school, instead. Destiny, it turned out, had called. And so began Gerry’s lifelong journey into the world of design. Today, Gerry focuses on urban place-making. As Co-Director of Perkins & Will's Mobility Lab, which studies the impacts of evolving urban mobility on the public realm, Gerry has developed a passion for applying design thinking to the future of transportation.

    Kristen Hall
    Kristen Hall City Design

    Kristen Hall is an urban designer and city planner who specializes in complex urban infill projects in politically challenging landscapes. She started Kristen Hall City Design to work in nimble partnership with both cities and private developers to create more equitable, sustainable, and resilient communities. She has played a prominent role in the transformation of San Francisco's Central Waterfront, leading the urban design for Mission Rock with the San Francisco Giants, and the redevelopment of the Potrero Power Station. She is on the faculty of UC Berkeley's Masters of Real Estate Development & Design program and is also a member of BCDC's Design Review Board, which reviews all major projects within 100' of the bay edge for sea level rise resilience and public access. She is excited to join you on this tour!

    Jeffrey Miller
    Miller Company Landscape Architects

    Jeffrey Miller,  ASLA, LEED AP is the principal and founder of Miller Company, a licensed landscape architect and landscape contractor with over thirty-five years of experience designing and building. Committed to the idea that landscape architecture is a powerful vehicle for addressing community needs, Miller has spent much of his career working with neighborhood groups, schools, and service organizations designing landscapes that naturally enhance and support the social context in ways that strengthen the potential for delightful, open, and safe interaction. A past president of the community gardening organization, SLUG (San Francisco League of Urban Gardeners), he continues to successfully engage community groups in the landscape design process.

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    $ 10.00
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    Details

    Date:
    Friday, May 24, 2024
    Time:
    1:30 pm - 3:30 pm PDT
    Cost:
    $10.00 – $25.00
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    Venue

    Mission Bay

    Organizers

    AIA San Francisco
    AIASF International Practice Knowledge Community
    AIASF Mentorship Knowledge Community
    Private: American Society of Landscape Architects