This little Brutalist building at Georgia and Cardero is already gone.
There were a few of these overbuilt blocks (really, three storeys in concrete?) scattered around the city and suburbs, typical of the 1970s. Was there an architectural firm that specialized in them? Were there economic reasons for their popularity? Inquiring minds want to know if someone has answers.
The reason for their demolition is obvious, however. This is what’s under construction now:
It’s ‘Cardero’ by Bosa. The architect? Here’s the home page:
Except the architecture hype doesn’t give the name of the architect!
It’s Henriquez Partners Architects.