CLIENT: RFP - PORT OF SAN FRANCISCO
CARGOTEXTURE / ADAPTIVE REUSE
PIER 29 SAN FRANCISCO EMBRACADERO
iARTsf was proposal submittal put together in collaboration with RAD Lab Designs, Industry Capital, and Art Box in response to a RFP (request for proposal) from the San Francisco Port Commission to activate the bulkhead (50,000 sq.ft.) of the historic warehouse building located at Pier 29 in the embarcadero.
"We are on a mission to promote creativity and empower the next generations to be creative. Having a place like i ARTSF in Pier 29 will Increase community understanding and interest in art through involvement of local artists, art exhibits, workshops, and other creative ventures. We strongly believe that iARTSF can promote creativity to the community, and inspire the artist within all of us." - Nigel Li (ArtBox)
"iARTsf is San Francisco’s creative hub for art, retail, and technology. The evolving space provides our visitors the experience to discover, inspire, and create. Our goal is to connect the public with our carefully curated artisans, retailers, and developers to feature their latest ideas, works, and inventions inside a beautifully designed space at Pier29. Flexible spaces have also been planned to offer concerts, workshops, and special events for the community. In order to ensure we have a constant flow of new and fresh ideas, we have established a short term lease real estate program to aid the independent creators as a low cost, low risk entry into the market. By creating a centralized location to feature and highlight the creative talents in San Francisco, we will be able to preserve, enhance, and expand the uniqueness of San Francisco." -Nigel Li (ArtBox)