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Surface of the Center

The Graduate Center of the California College of the Arts in San Francisco has enjoyed an expansion of late, growing to twice its original size through the minimalist, functionalist additions of the Jensen Architects group. Two steel structures linked by an inner court are home to offices, studios, exhibition spaces and classrooms, and are enveloped by a modern aluminum-mesh scrim that exemplifies the porous border between the buildings’ façade and its urban surroundings. Redolent of the industrial history of the neighborhood in which it sits, the extensions to the Graduate Center represent a sleek melding of form and function..

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