David Baker Architects



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.


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

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

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

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

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

Ironhorse Lofts Lofts designed on a three-story townhouse platform make for dynamic living spaces characterized by energy and flexibility.

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.

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

Meadow Court A mix of senior apartments and townhouses designed for young families creates a diverse community in San Mateo.

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

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.

Truckee Prototype Mixed-Use Townhouse

West End Commons Townhouses with different degrees of dedicated work space are served by an array of "slow alleys", private lanes modeled on Europe's pedestrian zones.

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