88 Bluxome

San Francisco, CA

Business Type

New mixed-use development

Size

1 million square feet

In the midst of Central SoMa’s transformation, this pivotal mixed-use project will encompass research-oriented offices and laboratories, retail, a community recreation center with an indoor public swimming pool and 12 indoor tennis courts for the San Francisco Tennis Club, a parking garage, and affordable housing.

Architect

Studios Architecture (executive architect) and Iwamoto Scott Architecture (design architect)

Owner

Alexandria Real Estate

Pursuing LEED Platinum

Sustainability

Certifications

  • Pursuing LEED Platinum

Progress Report

Low-flow plumbing fixtures are estimated to save over 61% in indoor water use than typical building use

435 kW PV array

Targeted to exceed minimum ventilation rates by 30%

Special features

  • Onsite water treatment in accordance with San Francisco non-potable water ordinance, which requires a combined graywater and rainwater treatment system

  • High performance envelope

  • Passive cooling via night flushing and natural ventilation