My San Francisco with Brett Terpeluk: Calif. Academy of Sciences

July 13, 2010 posted by DesignIntelligence

My San Francisco with Brett Terpeluk: Calif. Academy of Sciences

Watch as Terpeluk, who worked closely with Renzo Piano on this project, takes us on the ultimate insider's tour of this undulating, living roof--which quickly has become one of the most iconic building tops in the world. He also discusses how the ultra-green roof integrates the Academy with the park; its complex structural system; its fabrication; and how the concerns of the structural engineer were solved.

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