Castro Passive House

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An ambitious couple with growing children gives their new home a complete energy overhaul. With sustainability as a top priority, the project will soon achieve Passive House, LEED, and Living Building Challenge Certification.

Contraband Coffee


For Contraband Coffee’s second location, MoME architects of San Luis Obispo teamed up with 450 Architects to deliver a warm and welcoming coffee shop in the South of Market district of San Francisco.
The café is a new build-

Kentfield Residence


The remodel of this existing home aimed to create a great room for entertaining or sitting by the fire with expansive views of the surrounding redwoods.  By simplifying the roofline and opening up the interior rooms, 450 was able to hel

San Francisco Waldorf High School

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An innovative building for an innovative school! A former communications office building is reinvented as a warm and inviting campus for San Francisco Waldorf High School and achieves LEED Gold Certification.

Sausalito Residence

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A new Mediterranean-inspired residence takes in breathtaking views of the bay, while employing a state of the art rainwater catchment system.

Yuba River Charter School


450 architects worked with the Yuba River Charter School (YRCS) to find a permanent home for their school, which had moved from temporary lease to temporary lease since their opening in 1994. YRCS is widely recognized as the pioneering m