Urban Ore EcoPark, Berkeley, CA

Joint venture with Mark Gorrell, architect.

Remodel of 30,000 square foot Materials Processing Facility, including Site Design for Materials Yard and related industrial operations.  The Project completed construction in Fall 2003.

The Project begins with salvaging and under utilized steel processing plant in West Berkeley, which was seismically upgraded.  Existing and functional features are displayed wherever possible. 

Products include flyash concrete, recycled content steel, salvaged doors and windows, recycled wood siding, recycled cotton insulation, salvaged toilet partitions and bathroom tiles.

VanMechelen Architects

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