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I regularly find myself in San Francisco, so it was a pleasure to see how architects manage to find new solutions to tight spots. 

Fentress Architects and Hensel Phelps team up to design energy-efficient air traffic control tower

Text by: Carren Jao
Edited by: Sam Lubell
Published: May 2013, The Architect's Newspaper

Courtesy Fentress Architects
Sexy and solid best describe a new $102-million air traffic control tower currently rising between Terminals 1 and 2 of the San Francisco International Airport. Originally designed by HNTB Architecture, then turned over at 45 percent to the design-build team of Fentress Architects and Hensel Phelps, the structure is a 221-foot-tall, aluminum-clad, torch-shaped tower with an LED-lit glass incision. [read more]


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