Santos Prescott and Associates is an architecture and urban design practice acclaimed for the spatial inventiveness and social responsibility of its work. The firm derives architectural solutions from knowledge gained from both professional practice and academic research, and has won numerous awards for its design projects.

Adele Naude Santos and Bruce Prescott lead the practice from San Francisco. Ms. Santos was the founding Dean of the new School of Architecture at the University of California, San Diego, and is currently dean of the School of Architecture and Planning at MIT. Throughout her professional practice, she has taught at many universities, including UC Berkeley, Harvard, Rice University and the University of Pennsylvania, where she also served as Chairman of the Department of Architecture from 1981 to 1987.

The firm has recently finished the Misson Bay Branch Library in San Francisco, a $4 million project that features a dramatic two story reading space. Their design for cultural and recreation facilities in San Francisco's Yerba Buena Gardens was recognized the Rudy Brunner Award for Excellence in the Urban Environment. Current work includes affordable housing in San Francisco and a community center in Guatemala.

The work of Santos Prescott and Associates has been published in Progressive Architecture and Metropolitan Home (New York), Domus (Milan), and Toshi Jukatu, Nikkei Architecture, and Japan Architect (Tokyo).
Location: 33 Zoe Street
San Francisco 94107
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