City and County of San Francisco

Medical Examiner Facility

This adaptive reuse of an existing one-story warehouse for medical examiner daily operational requirements and comprises autopsy space; refrigerated morgue; histology, toxicology, and neuropathology laboratories; tissue/organ recovery; x-ray/CT scan; instrumentation; property/evidence holding; security systems, administration and public spaces; and investigator offices.The Medical Examiner program features 6-station autopsy suite with observation rooms and a BSL-3 suite; bariatric cadaver transfer; mass fatality storage capacity; anthropology exam; odontology exam; X-ray and CT scan; histology, toxicology, and neuropathology labs; related support spaces; administrative, office, public and related support.


San Francisco, California


42,575 GSF


Comprehensive needs assessment and program of requirements with architectural and engineering design through bridging documents (50% design development), equipment planning