San Francisco to get green Transbay Transit Center

The Transbay Joint Powers Authority has approved the green design by Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects for the new Transbay Transit Center in San Francisco. A glass tower will sit next to the glass sweeping, glass-enclosed transit center, which will feature a 5.5 acre public park on the roof of the structure. The new building will help to centralize the regions transportation network, while creating a dramatic public space. The tower feature spassive solar shading and innovative wind turbines for generating electricity.