The new California Academy of of Sciences building opened on 17th September 2008. The sustainable design includes a 2.5 acre living roof and 60,000 photovoltaic cells. There is also a garden, aviary and four story living tropical rainforest enclosed in a glass dome.
See blog post on roof gardens and on the California Academy of of Sciences vegetated roof.
55 Music Concourse Drive, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, California, USA, CA 94118
All year. Daily except Christmas and Thanksgiving. Open 9:30am (11am on Sunday) to 5pm.