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.

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.

200 Second Street Varied condos and lofty live+work spaces elegantly interlace in this high-density mixed-use building just steps from ferry, train, and subway.

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.

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.

Art Ark Affordable housing made with artists in mind, Art Ark's Factory and Cottages are joined by a performance plaza and feature an on-site gallery and open courts to display large works.

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

Coggins Square The affordable units of Coggins Square, in tandem with the market-rate Iron Horse Lofts, make up transit-oriented housing for San Francisco's commuting workers.

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.

Delmas Park A gateway to San Jose's downtown district, this affordable mid-rise structure features a pedestrian-oriented street level and a roof top courtyard for residents.

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

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.

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

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.

Lenzen Square This U-shaped building, with two stories of affordable housing, defines a courtyard that includes a community room, fitness center, generous pool, and children's play area.

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.

Mabuhay Court Named with the Tagalog word for the joy of living, Mabuhay Court — along with the Northside Center and neighboring park and meditation garden — creates a thriving supported senior community.

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

Oroysom Village Senior apartments and family townhomes enjoy private balconies, trellises, communal amenities and intimate landscaped spaces.

Paseo Senter Organized around a lively main road that leads to a large public green space, Paseo Senter brings a new district of affordable housing to San Jose.

Plaza Maria Instant landmark: Affordable housing that both fits in and stands out with a rakish tower and playful colors and forms.

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.

Rivermark This green affordable building is a pioneer development in West Sacramento's new Bridge District.

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

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.

Williams Terrace Senior Housing Senior housing for the Charleston Housing Authority takes inspiration from Charleston's traditional passive-climate-adapted architecture.

Windflower Lofts Market-rate apartments and live-work lofts fill out a TOD community adjacent to the Union City BART station.

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.