Alice Griffith Phase III, San Francisco, CA

Role: Associate Architect
Size: 98 units
Completion: 2018 (est.)
Renderings: Torti Gallas & Partners

AE3 is the Associate Architect for the Alice Griffith Phase III project in San Francisco. Alice Griffith is an existing 256 unit public housing development owned and managed by the San Francisco Housing Authority. Redevelopment is part of a Choice Neighborhoods Implementation (CNI) Grant through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Affairs and also a strategy for redevelopment in the Hunters Point Shipyard and Candlestick Point area. The development will include a management/leasing office, community facilities, structured, on-site parking, tot lots and green space. 

Phase III (Block 1) will provide 122 new apartment units of Type V construction over a Type I concrete podium. The building will consist of one, two, three and four bedroom units in four stories over a podium along with three bedroom townhouses. The at grade units face the street creating an engaging, active and safe streetscape. Each building will have a landscaped courtyard on top of the podium and community space. Emphasizing energy efficiency, occupant health and durability, the project is designed to meet LEED for Homes Mid-Rise Gold Certification and will exceed the 2008 Energy Code requirements by 15% and include 25% fly ash or slag in the concrete.