David Baker Architects

San Francisco


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.

18th + Arkansas/g2 Lofts Stepping down the side of Potrero Hill, 18th + Arkansas mixes it up with market-rate flats, affordable units, artist studios and an on-site performance space.

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

355 Bryant Lofts A conversion of a historic warehouse into a use not even imaginable by its original builders: lofts for the live+work postindustrial lifestyle.

601 Fourth Street Lofts A former wine warehouse finessed into 85 live-work loft spaces, with seismic and aesthetic upgrades that just take the edge off the industrial space.

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

888 Seventh Street A mix of affordable and market-rate homes share a dramatic double-height cafe, retail that wraps to hide the garage, and an open green space with a path for walkers and cyclists.

8th + Howard/SOMA Studios The city corner comes alive with 8th + Howard/SOMA Studios' undulating edge, bright geometric mural, bustling corner market, and hand-crafted glass and steel gate.



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

Bell Mews Ten cedar-shingled townhomes encircle a semiprivate courtyard, creating a tiny idyllic neighborhood for first-time home buyers in San Francisco.

Columbia Park Affordable family apartments draw material inspiration —concrete, wood, and galvanized steel —from the surrounding industrial workshops and warehouses.

Crescent Cove Affordable apartments and townhouses in Mission Bay, tucked into the curve of the CalTrain tracks.

Curran House Offering families an affordable refuge from the rough-and-tumble Tenderloin with green spaces, vegetable gardens, private balconies, and spacious apartments.

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

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.

Frogdesign Studio Design for designers: Conversion of a warehouse into a casual-yet-purposeful workspace that inspires both imagination and focus.

Holloway Terrace High density with a low profile: These affordable units fit seamlessly into the surrounding neighborhood.

Hotel SOMA This high-tech, high-style hotel harmonizes with both the industrial and design elements of SoMa's character, maintaining an intimate boutique scale well suited to the neighborhood.

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.

Local 22 Union Hall A large and flexible new meeting hall and headquarters for Carpenters Union Local #22.

Marquee Lofts Just north of City Hall and the San Francisco Opera House, 53 residential lofts are located on the 4th through 8th floors of the building.

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.

Parkview Commons Echoes of an Italian hill town—red-tile-roofed towers and networks of stairs and walkways—inform the urban composition of this affordable complex across from Golden Gate Park.

Potrero 1010 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.

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

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

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

San Francisco Bar Pilots The renovation of a cargo pier into the headquarters for the S.F. Bar Pilots, who guide the ships through the Golden Gate.

SOMA Residences Street-side retail and a mix of stacked affordable and market-rate units enclose and create a peaceful courtyard retreat from this busy urban neighborhood.

Sunnydale HOPE SF Senior Housing