David Adjaye to lead nature-filled regeneration of abandoned San Francisco naval base

Credit: Adjaye Associates
This is a project with incredible transformative potential; to be given the opportunity to contribute to San Francisco’s urban fabric in such a significant way is a true honour
– David Adjaye

British architect David Adjaye has been appointed to masterplan the transformation of a disused San Francisco Navy base into a vibrant new leisure district.

Development company Five Point is leading the project to redevelop the decommissioned Hunters Point site, now called the San Francisco Shipyard, as part of a wider 760-acre urban plan.

When finished, the land will contain parks, sports facilities, artist studios, business incubators, shops, theatres, a performance centre, a gourmet restaurant village, an African marketplace, bars and a waterfront promenade.

Adjaye’s masterplan, which will be developed over the next five years, will also feature water sports facilities, cycle trails, nature parks and an education centre.

“I’m thrilled to be partnering with FivePoint to explore ways to reinvigorate this site’s unique infrastructure for the 21st Century,” said Adjaye. “This is a project with incredible transformative potential; to be given the opportunity to contribute to San Francisco’s urban fabric in such a significant way is a true honour.”

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British architect David Adjaye has been appointed to masterplan the transformation of a disused San Francisco Navy base into a vibrant new leisure district. Development company Five Point is leading the project to redevelop the decommissioned Hunters Point site, now called the San Francisco Shipyard, as part of a wider 760-acre urban plan. When finished, the land will contain parks, sports facilities, artist studios, business incubators, shops, theatres, a performance
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