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Architectural Sheet Metal

California Academy of Sciences


Academy Sciences of California San Francisco, CA


San Francisco, CA


Chong & Partners Architecture

Year Complete


Project Overview

The California Academy of Science consists of 409,178 SF of research exhibition, educational and office space.  The project consists of a 5-story research, collections, administration building; a 3-story African Hall exhibit; 3-story retail, restaurant, auditorium; rainforest dome; planetarium dome; 53,000 sf exhibition  hall, split-level basement housing aquarium life support systems; and a topographical garden roof.

As the Architectural Special Metals Contractor, FMB provided flashing, sheet metal and louvers for this large public building.