California Academy of Sciences

San Francisco has a beautiful addition in the midst of their already very extraordinary Golden Gate Park. The California Academy of Sciences, a Renzo Piano masterpiece, opened on Monday, 29th of September. Most commendable is the fact that the entire structure is designed with sustainability in mind. According to the CAS website, they are now working on getting their Platinum-level LEED certification post-completion.

The very dependable NY Times has a
write-up and the quintessential shots to accompany it. This time though, I skipped straight to the slideshow. Naughty, I know.

images via NY Times.

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