San Francisco Public Library Renovation, Presidio Branch
San Francisco, CA
Joseph Chow & Associates, in a partnership with Field Paoli Architects, have been commissioned to rehabilitate, update and improve the existing Presidio Branch Library. Presidio Branch Library, Located on the south side of former Presidio Army base, the Presidio branch is a cherished part of the urban fabric.
The project scope is generally to preserve the historic character while updating the building’s outdated systems and improving the overall usability. These upgrades include the restoration of the existing furniture and shelving, replacement of mechanical and electrical system, increased capacity of computer and technological access, restroom improvements and more flexible and functional plan layouts for staff and patrons while creating greater energy efficiency. The Presidio Library will be able to better serve its community in an environmentally responsible building with LEED Silver certifications.