Tours

ACSA 101: NEW CONSTELLATIONS / NEW ECOLOGIES
March 21-24, 2013, San Francisco
Host School: California College of the Arts
Co-chairs: Ila Berman, California College of the Arts; Ed Mitchell, Yale University

 

Below are the San Francisco area tours being offered during the 101st ACSA Annual Meeting. 

Thursday, March 21, 2013, 9am-12pm
CONTEMPORARY URBAN HOUSING - $30
Tour of a range of contemporary urban housing projects.
Yerba Buena Lofts (Stanley Saitowitz/Natoma Architects, 2003) (with building tour)


Friday, March 22, 2013, 8:30am-11:30am
GOLDEN GATE PARK - $45
Enroute to the Park short stops: 
St. Mary’s Cathedral (Pietro Belluschi, Pier Luigi Nervi, 1971) (View)
Congregation Beth Sholom Synagogue (Stanley Saitowitz/Natoma Architects, 2008) (View)
de Young Museum (Herzog & de Meuron, 2005) (with building tour)
California Academy of Sciences (Renzo Piano Workshop, 2008) (View)


Friday, March 22, 2013, 12:00pm-2:00pm
CIVIC CENTER / FEDERAL BUILDING - $45
San Francisco Federal Building (Morphosis, 2007) (with building tour)
Civic Center buildings: Asian Art Museum (Gae Aulenti, 2001) (Visit)
SF Public Library, Main Branch (Pei Cobb Freed & Partners, 1996) (Visit)
Phillip Burton Federal Building Plaza (Della Valle Bernheimer, 2000)
SFJazz Center (Mark Cavagnero, 2013)


Saturday, March 23, 2013, 3:30pm-5:30pm
Cultural Tour / Museum Exhibit Tour - SFMOMA / JEWISH MUSEUM / YERBA BUENA CENTER - $45
Tour: SFMOMA (Mario Botta, 1995; tour of Lebbeus Woods Architect exhibition) (with exhibition tour))
Contemporary Jewish Museum (Daniel Libeskind, 2006) (View)
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, (Fumihiko Maki, 1994) (View)
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, Novellus Theater (Polshek and Partners, 1994 (ODC Dance Downtown) (View)
Bus directly to CCA


Sunday, March 24, 2013, 8:30am-1:30pm
NAPA VALLEY EXCURSION / WINERY TOUR - $75
Dominus Estates (Herzog & de Meuron, 1998) (View)
Clos Pegase Winery (Michael Graves, 1985) (View)
Opus One Winery (Johnson, Fain @ Pereira, 1991) (with wine tasting/tour)
Cakebread Cellars (William Turnbull Associates, 1980) (View)
Lunch Stop (cost own your own)

ACSA would like to thank Mark Donohue, California College of the Arts, for his coordination and support in developing the tours offered at the 101st Annual Meeting.