• Photo courtesy of JFCO

Presidio Tunnel Tops, Crissy Field Center

San Francisco, CA

Business Type

Renovation and new building project that includes classrooms, art, media and science labs, office space, conference rooms, and reception.


20,000 square feet

The all-electric design encompasses three buildings that serve as afterschool program support to K-12 students ranging from science, art, and media labs to an indoor terrace and outdoor biology auditorium.

After reading about our contribution to the park, read about the entire project here.



  • Pursuing Beyond Net-Zero Energy
  • Pursuing Net-Zero Water
  • Pursuing LEED Platinum

Progress Report

40% potable water savings over LEED baseline

Special features

  • Mixed-mode HVAC, heat recovery ventilation, and natural ventilation for increased energy savings.
  • Envelope optimized design for an airtight barrier that keeps occupant thermal comfort in mind
  • All-electric building design
  • Engineered to minimize maintenance costs for ease of operation.

Media Coverage

ASCE: San Francisco’s Presidio Tunnel Tops park opens


Fast Company: America's Most Exciting New Park Hides a Hideous Highway


Presidio Tunnel Tops, SF's newest park space, starting to take shape


$118-Million Park Atop Highway Tunnel Breaks Ground in San Francisco


A brilliant new park is being built atop a highway in San Francisco


James Corner Field Operations-designed addition to the Presidio moves forward


The Presidio starts building James Corner-designed parkland over highway tunnels


Presidio Tunnel Tops Neighborhood