Ronn Owens Report: The Architecture of the Transbay District with John King

(Photo: NBC Bay Area via SFGate)


Urban Design Critic John King with the San Francisco Chronicle was our guest discussing, as he describes, “not just architecture but how buildings fit in with others.” Much of today’s focus was on the new Transbay District, which as a complex, John thinks is fabulous. He explained the importance of political cooperation getting this done. Both progressives and moderates got what they wanted (affordable housing for the former, and larger buildings providing more revenue for the City with the latter.)

 

Listen to the full report below.

 

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