David Baker Architects

El Camino Workforce Housing

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Main entry off El Camino Real. Image: DBA

Our client for this workforce housing is the Stanford Research Park in partnership with the Related Companies. This design was required to help make the Palo Alto jobs/housing balance more equitable.

Looking down El Camino Real. Increased sidewalk depth, varied landscaping and mixed-use programming at the building base strengthen the pedestrian experience. Image: DBA

View from the back alley. Image: DBA


The building is configured as a U facing south west away from busy El Camino Real.

Residential courtyard. Image: DBA

Cora the Guide Dog testifies at the Palo Alto ARB hearing.


Vista Center

This organization was the former tenant of the commercial building on the site. They will be moving back in after construction is completed.

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Affordable Housing, All Projects, Green, On the Boards


Palo Alto, CA


Related Companies of California

Landscape Consultant

GLS Landscape/Architecture