Ugliest Buildings - Federal Building, San Francisco

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Ugliest Buildings - Federal Building, San Francisco

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The San Francisco Federal Building is an 18-story, 71.3 m (234 ft) building at 90 7th Street on the corner of Mission and 7th streets in the South of Market neighborhood of San Francisco, California. The building was designed by the Morphosis architectural firm. The building was designed to be a 'green' building consuming less than half the power of a standard office tower—an indication of how building design can help slash emissions of greenhouse gases.

The building has been criticized as being dysfunctional for its employees. According to an employee interviewed by, "Workers seek to relieve the heat by opening windows, which not only sends papers flying, but, depending on their proximity to the opening, makes creating a stable temperature for all workers near impossible... some employees must use umbrellas to keep the sun out of their cubicles." Although this government building is supposed to be friendly towards the environment, some locals complain that it is not very friendly to the eyes.

Country: United States of America

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