David Baker Architects

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461 Second Street, Loft c127
San Francisco, CA 94107
fax 415-689-7221


2135 San Pablo Avenue (office)
2040 Castro Street (workshop)
Oakland, CA 94612

4000 Third Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35222

David Baker Architects is a progressive architecture firm located in San Francisco, Oakland, and Birmingham, Alabama, that creates acclaimed buildings in urban environments. DBA is known for exceptional housing, creative site strategies, designing for density, and integrating new construction into the public realm. We have a passion for and deep understanding of the power of humane and respectful environments to transform neighborhoods and elevate the lives of individuals and families.

We design thoughtful places that allow communities to thrive and that serve as a "multiplier of good"—that is, that enable and support engagement, connection, and other neighborhood benefits.

DBA_SFO is a San Francisco Certified Green Business, meeting high environmental standards and recognized by the City and County of San Francisco.