David Baker Architects


1601 Mariposa A new mixed-use development that will bring market-rate and affordable homes, commercial space, and a publicly accessible greenway to the base of Potrero Hill.

2500 El Camino Real Part of the Stanford Research Park, this affordable housing activates the street with neighborhood-serving uses—a corner café and supportive services for the visually impaired.

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


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.

Fillmore Park Situated in San Francisco's Western Addition neighborhood, this affordable ownership housing project delivers a high-design open-plan community.

Folsom + Dore The first new building in San Francisco to receive a LEED Silver rating, Folsom + Dore is healthy, sustainable housing for low-income tenants with special needs.

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

Ironhorse at Central Station This GreenPoint Rated affordable family housing developed by BRIDGE Housing is part of the emerging Central Station district anchored by Oakland's historic original train station.

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 Apartments Green senior housing on Lake Merritt in Oakland.

Linden Court High-density housing in tune with the neighborhood: The local community informed the design throughout, and entrances, porches, and courtyards connect the project with the surrounding streets.

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.

Rincon Green Green housing and a new public park on the top of Rincon Hill in San Francisco.

Spaghetti House David Baker's UC Berkeley M-Arch thesis project brought to life: Spaghetti House takes its name from its long, skinny footprint.

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.

The Intersection An adaptive re-use of a historic Emeryville retail building with added apartments to be constructed from factory built modules fabricated by ZETA Communities.

XERO Project XERO Project is a proposal for a net-zero-energy district destined for Dallas. It won first place in the 2009 Urban Re:Vision competition.

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