David Baker Architects

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300 Ivy Street This mixed-use design brings brings new apartments, townhouses, and shops within steps of Hayes Valley's main drag.

310 Waverly Residence An urban insertion in the suburban grid, this steel and stone home becomes progressively private as the rooms move toward the West.

350 Friedell Family Apartments Sustainable, affordable housing for the people of Hunters Point.

Armstrong Senior 2012 ULI GLOBAL AWARD OF EXCELLENCE WINNER

Bayview Hill Gardens With a community garden at its heart, Bayview Hill Gardens provides 73 stable new homes for at-risk families and youth.

Blue Star Corner Blue Star Corner's New Urban Homes are the latest evolution in modern design, comfort, and urban access.

Clock Tower Lofts A thoughtful modern reevaluation brings this 1907 landmark into the 21st Century. Home of the DBA office.

Dr. George W. Davis Senior Building Affordable senior housing and a new senior center round out a quartet of new residential buildings at 5800 Third Street.

Eddy & Taylor Family Housing Affordable family apartments with a ground-level grocery for the people of the Tenderloin.

El Camino Workforce Housing Workforce housing, part of the Stanford Research Park, integrated with the City of Palo Alto by active street front uses: a corner cafe and supportive services for the visually impaired.

EQR 801 Brannan Street Mixed-use housing and retail in San Francisco.

EQR Potrero Bringing 453 homes and a range of shops and services to the base of Potrero Hill, the design transforms an existing street into a public park, adding nearly an acre of open space to the neighborhood.

Foundry Commons A new apartment community in the Martha Arts District of San Jose.

h2hotel The sassy little sister to the Hotel Healdsburg, this LEED Gold eco-inn caters to the active guest with straightforward luxury.

Healdsburg Rural House A very personal collaboration on a retirement home for a repeat client, whose first custom house we designed in 1983.

Hotel Healdsburg Stark with spark: Hotel Healdsburg takes on country quaintness with warm minimalism and rustic luxe. This polished urban inn puts a city spin on the classic Sonoma wine country retreat.

Huckleberry Bicycles The flagship outpost for Huckleberry Bicycles, a cycling-oriented retail, repair, and community space in San Francisco's developing Mid-Market neighborhood.

Hunters View Blocks 7 & 11 David Baker Architects and Paulett Taggart Architects joined up to design affordable public housing for two steeply sloped blocks in Hunters View.

Indiana Industrial Lofts Three stories of working lofts in Potrero Hill, with volumes broken into blocks to keep things interesting inside and out.

La Valentina Station Adjacent to the La Valentina Light Rail Station in Sacramento, this high-density green project replaces an abandoned lot with much-needed affordable housing.

Lakeside Senior Housing Green senior housing on Lake Merritt in Oakland.

Magnolia Row A hybrid of urban loft and residential townhouse provides housing in West Oakland.

Market Gateway Tower This residential tower with retail and gallery space presents a welcoming southern gateway to San Jose's intensifying downtown core.

Metro Lofts A mixed-use loft project designed for downtown Los Angeles in conjunction with Forest City Residential West Development.

Mission Bay South Block 7 West Facing the UCSF campus, this multi-family affordable building will bring community and a lively street edge with neighborhood-serving retail to the developing Mission Bay area.

Onizuka Crossing Family Housing Affordable family rental apartments in Sunnyvale.

Pacific Cannery Lofts An adaptive reuse of a former cannery as a diverse collection of studios, flats and townhouses around courts, mews, and promenades.

Richardson Apartments Green, supportive studio apartments, medical clinic, and neighborhood-serving retail in Hayes Valley.

Rivermark This green affordable building will serve as a catalyst development for the West Sacramento Triangle District.

Saint Frank Coffee An airy artisan coffee bar and community space in Russian Hill.

Shotwell Design Lab Shotwell Compound is a mixed-use urban contemporary approach to living and working. It combines the new Zero Cottage, a workshop, and an existing building that combines apartments with a gallery storefront.

Station Center This mixed-use affordable housing design is part of the California effort to add high-density uses at transit stations.

Tassafaronga Village Bridging an industrial-residential border, this new Oakland village features a wide range of LEED Platinum housing and repairs the deteriorated street grid.

TAXI Light industrial, office, and live+work loft spaces enliven a former Yellow Cab dispatch office in the arts-and-industrial River North area of Denver.

UCMBEST A sustainable headquarters for the Monterey Bay Education, Science + Technology Center at the University of California, Santa Cruz.

Zero Cottage A net-zero cottage addition to David Baker's Shotwell Compound.

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