San Francisco Wholesale Produce Market : 901 Rankin Street

The first new building of the San Francisco Wholesale Produce Market’s Master Plan is this 85,000 sf LEED Gold fresh food distribution facility at 901 Rankin Street. Our studio has led an intensive design and construction process with Hathaway Dinwiddie Construction Company to convert the site of a former army supply depot into a sustainable fresh food distribution hub. The design expresses itself through the use of exposed concrete tilt-up panels and a profiled aluminum skin. Designed for long term durability and flexibility, the building features large, open high bay warehouse space with contiguous office space located on a second level. Innovative and sustainable features include passive cooling, heat recovery ventilators in combination with an innovative ventilation system, daylighting, recycled material use, and storm water control measures. 

The project utilizes innovative passive cooling strategies, highly efficient heat recovery ventilators, and carefully planned daylighting as key points of innovation.

Sustainable Design Features

Preparing for metal siding

Preparing for metal siding

Warehouse structural framing

Warehouse structural framing

Loading Dock infrastructure

Loading Dock infrastructure

Tilting up the elevator panels

Tilting up the elevator panels

Metal framing at 2nd level

Metal framing at 2nd level

Office level structural framing

Office level structural framing

Structural framing begins...

Structural framing begins...

Warehouse walls tilting up

Warehouse walls tilting up

Concrete tilt up panels and structural framing at Loading Docks

Concrete tilt up panels and structural framing at Loading Docks

Contractor: Hathaway Dinwiddie Construction Company