UC San Francisco


UCSF Medical Center in San Francisco, California, is using our Natural bamboo plywood panels for the lobby, providing the walls with a clean and natural appearance. Additionally, Natural bamboo plywood veneer was also choosen for the doors.  

In this application, the size of the panels and the locations of reveals were carefully considered in the design phase.  Note that the grain runs the length of the panel and the core material runs perpendicular. Keep this in mind in applications where some of the panels are applied vertically and some horizontally because the horizontal panels will need to be cut in half and mitered together to keep the grain running in the same direction.

Also, during the design phase, consider how the complete wall system will meet the fire rating requirement. Discuss the process of fire rating with the manufacturer prior to specification. As for veneers, many products can be specified for extra tall doors, up to ten feet in height.

San Francisco, California
Anshen & Allen/Stantec

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LEED Credits: 
Possible LEED Credits: IEQc4.4: Low Emitting Materials MRc6: Rapidly Renewable Materials MRc7: Certified Wood CA Section 01350: Passed Other: No added urea formaldehyde