Our Space

The Institute is both a global collective
and a physical space.

our space is A Venue for programming and events.
The entire space is designed for the community to come together in collective and unrestrained thinking to advance progress
for humanity.

The Institute hosts a European inspired cafe, multiple gathering spaces, quiet areas for reading and thinking, advanced technology for global telepresence and a presentation room for formal conferences with larger groups.

The Institute is situated in the
Salesforce Tower in San Francisco, the home of many of the world’s great innovators including incredible talents within the fields of art, science, medicine, and technology.


  • 2020 Energy Star rating 96
  • First-of-its-kind healthy and sustainable HVAC system
  • Increased floor to ceiling space with UFAD
  • Enhanced energy performance and natural light transmission through low-emissivity glass
  • Blackwater recycling system, largest of its kind in commercial high-rise building in the U.S. and the first in San Francisco
  • 100% renewable energy source
  • LEED Platinum designation
  • First pre-certified LEED Platinum Core & Shell project in San Francisco
  • Highest rated new skyscraper in the country by U.S. Green Building Council, 2nd for buildings over 1 million sq. ft. in the country, and 2nd for buildings over 1.5 million sq. ft. in the world
  • Named the Best Tall Building Worldwide by Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat


The Institute is connected to Salesforce Park, a public living roof where a curved trail invites all for walking, thinking, and gathering 5.4 acres of lush rooftop arcadia - grassy lawns, 600 trees and 16,000 plants in 13 different ecosystems.