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SF Library Renovations from Concept to Constructed

This year, several San Francisco libraries have been remodeled to bring these community centers into the digital age. The Bureau of Architecture completed the Merced branch last month and collaborated with architects from Field Paoli and Joseph Chow to complete the Presidio branch that re-opened in March. With updates to technology, foundation, and LEED certification, our neighborhoods are now sporting some shiny new libraries.

Merced Renovation

The Merced branch is a mid-century modern gem. The noticeable changes include an expansion of the front entrance and children's reading room. The branch is now LEED Silver qualified, and other sustainable features include use of renewable bamboo and cork.  Read more...