Design Tour: 21st Amendment Brewery
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David Darling, AIA of Aidlin Darling Design leads a special tour of phase 1 of their two-phase plan for popular craft brewers, The 21st Amendment Brewery.
Phase 1 includes partial implementation of the production facility as well as a temporary tasting space. The environmentally progressive brewery, located in an old Kellogg’s Cereal factory aims to embrace the industrial history of the building while re-invigorating the area, creating a contemporary, interactive experience for visitors.
As there is a tasting opportunity after the tour, this event is for those 21 and over.
“The design revolves around the facility’s crown jewel, a state-of-the-art 100 barrel German engineered “brew house” in a two-story skylight space, seen from throughout the rest of the brewery. Adjacent is an indoor/outdoor fermentation area and beer garden, which revolve around a day lit, tree-filled oasis that infiltrates the vast industrial space. This oasis will draw visitors deep into the center of the building, and will serve as a green backdrop for the public spaces. Amezzanine will meander through a Piranesian interior, allowing visitors to explore virtually all aspects of the beer making process without disrupting operations. Discreet taprooms are strategically placed in and among the working production areas – bringing a sense of exploration, adventure and education to the visitor’s tasting experience.”
About the firm:
With a shared interest in exploring design across a wide range of scales, programs, and disciplines,
Principals Joshua Aidlin, AIA and David Darling, AIA started Aidlin Darling Design in 1998. Based in San Francisco, the firm has a broad focus including institutional, commercial and residential
architecture, as well as furniture, landscape and interior design.
- Adaptive reuse of existing industrial building.
- LEED concepts for industrial production space.
- Complex programming for production and hospitality.
- Master planning and consideration of broad civic context.