20 firms invited for Phase 1 of Fort Mason Center Revisited

Fort Mason Center has announced the 20 firms invited for Phase 1 of the  FORT MASON CENTER REVISITED design competition. In Phase 1 requires the firms to submit a Statement of Interest and the teams qualifications. Phase 2 will include three finalists selected to develop concepts for the Pier One(currently storage), the Public Realm and improving connections to the San Francisco Bay and Golden Gate National Recreation. The 20 invited firms with several landscape architecture firms selected for Phase 1 including:  ! Melk, Conger Moss Guillard (CMG), Hood Design, James Corner Field Operations (JCFO), Sasaki Associates, SWA Group, West 8 New York.

The Fort Mason Center design competition is seeking creative and practical design concepts to further enliven and integrate the site. The design should enable Fort Mason Center to realize its full potential, both as a vital and stimulating location for arts and culture, and as an attractive destination for enjoyment of the site. Jurors include Andrea Cochran(Andrea Cochran Landscape Architecture), Bonnie Fisher (ROMA Design Group), Michael Maltzan (Michael Maltzan Architecture), Mark Buell (Chair, Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy, and President, San Francisco Recreation and Parks Commission),  Frank Dean (Superintendent, Golden Gate National Recreation Area).
For the full list of 20 invitees

! Melk
AART Architects
AMP Arquitectos S.L.
Architecture Research Office (ARO)
Behnisch Architekten
BIG NYC (Bjarke Ingels Group)
Bruner/Cott Architects & Planners
Conger Moss Guillard (CMG)
EHDD Architecture
Hood Design
James Corner Field Operations (JCFO)
Leddy Maytum Stacy
RARE Architecture
Rogers Marvel Architects
Sasaki Associates
SWA Group
Tad Savinar
West 8 New York

The shortlist for Phase 2 (Concept Development) will be announced in mid-June.

SOURCE: Fort Mason Center
Image Credit: Flickr User jdnx  (Daniel Ramirez)