Folsom Dore

New construction of a 98-unit affordable housing development in the SoMa district of San Francisco. The original, historic Folsom Street building facade was maintained and integrated into the new construction. The project included a photovoltaic system, an efficient combined water and space heating system, natural ventilation, and environmentally friendly building materials.

Address: 1346 Folsom Street

City: San Francisco

Size: 87,560 total s.f. / 98 units

Owner: Citizens Housing Corporation

Architect: David Baker + Partners

U.S. Green Building Council LEED NC Silver (New Construction) - 2006

The Home Depot Foundation, Award of Excellence in Affordable Housing, Built Responsibly (Rental) - 2007

AIA East Bay Merit Award, Exceptional Residential, Bay Area Design - 2006

SF AIA Design Honor Award, Energy & Sustainability - 2006

Gold Nugget Grand Award Best Affordable Housing & Best Sustainable Residential Neighborhood - 2005