San Francisco, the city of so many people’s dreams, is seeing a new wave of architectural innovation every bit the match for the area’s stunning landscapes and earlier architectural gems. All of these buildings have been designed to blend seamlessly into the existing urban environment. Quality and authenticity are the keynotes here. Enthusiasts of architecture and art are flocking to see Philippe Starck’s Clift Hotel, as well as work by Claudio Silvestrin, Sand Studios, and Gabellini Associates among others. The and: guide San Francisco features the newest and most outstanding buildings.