Supporting formerly homeless individuals, this supportive housing project is located in the heart of the Mission Bay South development along the waterfront.  Project features an east-facing on-grade central courtyard as the focal points for exercise, relaxation, and group activities.  The park-like courtyard consistent of gardens, landforms, dense urban forest canopy and a continuous bio-retention garden for stormwater management.  Topography creates layered gardens and walking path that are optimized to balance cut and fill on site.  A semi-public community garden connects residents to the larger community, providing a park like setting for connection and growing food.   The public garden faces Bridgeview Way, a pedestrian only street that contributes to a community network of open spaces in the neighborhood.  

CLIENT: Bridge Housing | CHP


TYPOLOGY: Supportive Housing | Public Community Garden | Residential Courtyard

SIZE: 1 Acre

LOCATION: San Francisco, California