July 30th, 2018
Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects is hosting a symposium on Saturday, August 4, 2018 celebrating the grand opening of the Salesforce Transit Center.
“There is much enthusiasm and desire to learn about the Salesforce Transit Center. We are thrilled to be able to share this in depth look at the making of the Transit Center with the community” commented event organizer Fred Clarke, Senior Design Principal, Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects.
symposium consists of morning and afternoon sessions:
Session 10:00AM to 12:00PM Sustainable Urban and Economic Development
The session begins with a
keynote by Alison Isenberg of Princeton University, who recently
released a book detailing the growth of San Francisco. Panel participants
include Moderator Fred Clarke, Senior Design Principal, Pelli Clarke Pelli
Architects; John Rahaim, Planning Director, City and County of San Francisco;
John King, Urban Design Critic, San Francisco Chronicle; Adam Greenspan, Design
Partner, PWP Landscape Architecture; and Claire Maxfield, LEED Fellow Director,
Session 1:00PM to 3:00PM Salesforce Transit Center: Humanizing Infrastructure
This session highlights the
artists, their work and creative design elements of the project. The session
begins with a keynote by the eminent Sir Roger Penrose, mathematical
physicist of Oxford University, who worked closely with Pelli Clarke Pelli
Architects to develop the pattern used on the exterior walls of the Transit
Center. Panel participants include Moderator Jill Manton, Director of Policy
and Planning, San Francisco Arts Commission; James Carpenter Artist: Creator of
“Parallel Light Fields,” Shaw Alley Installation; Jenny Holzer Artist: Creator of “White Light”
Grand Hall Installation presented by Jill Manton; Julie Chang Artist: Creator
of “Secret Garden,” Grand Hall Terrazzo Floor Installation; Ned Kahn Artist: Creator of “Bus Fountain,” Salesforce
Park Installation; and
Fred Clarke, Senior Design Principal, Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects.
Salesforce Transit Center Opening Symposium will be held on Saturday, August 4,
2018 from 10:00AM to 3:00PM in the Salesforce Transit Center Grand Hall located
at 425 Mission Street in San Francisco.
Seating is limited and reservations are required.