CityLab on NOW Hunters Point
15 February 2015
How an Audio Booth Changed the Conversation Around a Major S.F. Redevelopment Project
"Several years ago, [Douglas] Burnham's firm created a successful temporary project called Proxy in the fashionable neighborhood of Hayes Valley; housed in shipping containers, the industrial-chic complex of eateries and retailers looks to be a permanent fixture now. In its pitch to PG&E for this very different site, the design team talked about putting on a series of community events that would function as live prototyping for the long-term uses. "We did not want to draw up a huge master plan, deliver it fully baked in a presentation, and simply take a couple of questions," says Burnham."
Read the article by Lydia Lee