David Baker Architects

Affordable Housing

 

1100 La Avenida 1100 La Avenida will bring 100 affordable supportive rental homes near the Google Campus, Shoreline Amphitheater, and NASA Ames Research Center in Mountain View.

119 Coral / 180 Santa Cruz Permanent Supportive Housing With 121 new homes, 119 Coral will be the largest permanent supportive housing project in Santa Cruz County.

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.

2118 Sacramento Street Factory-Built Homeless Housing With 75 units, 2118 Sacramento Street will bring modular affordable housing for the formerly homeless to Vallejo, California.

222 Taylor Street 222 Taylor is an affordable housing project with a ground-level grocery for low-income individuals and families of the Tenderloin District.

34th and San Pablo Affordable Family Housing 34th and San Pablo Affordable Family Housing rounds out a West Oakland site with the California Hotel and the People's Garden.

355 Sango Court 355 Sango Court locate 100 affordable family homes near the BART station in Milpitas, California.

53 Colton Street Part of the Brady Block development, 53 Colton will add 96 new permanently supportive homes for formerly homeless individuals in San Francisco.

555 Larkin Affordable 108 new affordable family homes are under construction at 555 Larkin in the San Francisco Tenderloin neighborhood.

847-848 Fairfax Avenue David Baker Architects teamed up with Paulett Taggart Architects to design 847-848 Fairfax Avenue, 107 affordable public homes for two steeply sloped blocks in Hunters View.

888 Seventh Street 888 7th Street is 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.

901 Fairfax Avenue Part of the Hunters View redevelopment in San Francisco, 901 Fairfax was designed by DBA in tandem with Paulett Taggart Architects, offers 72 new affordable homes, community hub, and a child-care center.

Africatown Plaza Africatown Plaza is a multi-generational mixed-use building that includes 126 affordable homes and neighborhood-focused amenities in Seattle, WA.

Armstrong Place Winner of a 2012 ULI Global Excellence Award, Armstrong Place brought 124 townhomes to San Francisco's Bayview District.

Armstrong Place Senior Winner of a 2012 ULI Global Excellence Award, Armstrong Place Senior created 116 affordable homes for seniors in San Francisco's Bayview District.

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 in San Francisco.

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

Brady Block Spanning a full block along Market Street in downtown San Francisco, Brady Block will contribute approximately 600 new units of housing, a new office building for the Local 38 Plumbers' Union, as well as ample new public realm and streetscape improvements.

Coggins Square The 87 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.

Coliseum Place Coliseum Place will bring 59 new affordable home to Oakland as part of the ILFI Living Building Challenge Affordable Housing Pilot Program.

Columbia Park Fifty affordable family apartments draw material inspiration—concrete, wood, and galvanized steel—from the surrounding industrial workshops and warehouses in Columbia Park in San Francisco.

Cottonwood Commons In 60 affordable units, Cottonwood Commons is a conceptual residential compound informed by the elements: Housing is divided into quadrants inspired by water, sky, rock, and tree.

Crescent Cove Crescent Cove consists of 236 affordable apartments and townhouses in Mission Bay, tucked into the curve of the CalTrain tracks in San Francisco.

Curran House The Curran House offers 67 families an affordable refuge from the rough-and-tumble Tenderloin with green spaces, vegetable gardens, private balconies, and spacious apartments in San Francisco.

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

Dr. George W. Davis Senior Building The Dr. George W. Davis Senior Building features 121 affordable homes for seniors as well as a neighborhood community center in San Francisco.

East Santa Clara Mixed Use East Santa Clara Mixed-Use will bring 660 affordable homes with a mix of senior and family housing, ground floor retail, public open space, and bike and pedestrian passages to San Jose, California.

Edwina Benner Plaza A vibrant multifamily community bringing 66 affordable new homes to the City of Sunnyvale.

Estuary Commons Developed by the All Bay Collective, Estuary Commons is a conceptual sustainable response to the Resilient by Design Challenge that welcomes changing tides into urban housing.

Fillmore Park Situated in San Francisco's Western Addition neighborhood, Fillmore Park is an affordable ownership housing project that delivers a high-design open-plan community with 32 homes.

Five88 Facing the UCSF campus, this multifamily affordable building brings 200 homes and neighborhood retail to the developing Mission Bay area.

Folsom & Dore The first new building in San Francisco to be LEED Silver Certified, Folsom + Dore brought 98 healthy, sustainable homes to low-income tenants with special needs.

Holloway Terrace High density with a low profile: The 42 affordable units at Holloway Terrace fit seamlessly into the surrounding neighborhood in San Francisco.

Hunters View Phase 3 In the third phase of the Hunters View HOPE SF project, 853-855 Hunters View Drive will bring 118 below market-rate units to San Francisco with a public library and large park.

Ironhorse at Central Station Ironhorse is a GreenPoint Rated affordable family housing with 99 homes, developed by BRIDGE Housing as part of the emerging Central Station district anchored by Oakland's historic original train station.

La Fénix at 1950 La Fénix at 1950 Mission is the first 100% affordable rental housing for San Francisco's Mission District in a decade.

La Valentina Station Adjacent to the La Valentina Light Rail Station in Sacramento, this high-density green project replaces an abandoned lot with 63 units of much-needed affordable housing.

Lakeside Senior Apartments LEED Platinum Certified and winner of the 2019 AIA COTE Top Ten Award, Lakeside Senior Housing brought 92 green affordable homes on Lake Merritt in Oakland.

Lee Walker Heights A reimagined Master Plan and increased affordable density for Asheville's original public-housing development, Lee Walker Heights will provide 400 homes.

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.

Mayfield Place 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.

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

Moonridge Village Afffordable farm-worker housing along the Northern California coast, these 160 homes share athletic fields, gardens and orchards, and community gathering areas.

Onizuka Crossing Family Housing Affordable family and veterans rental apartments in Sunnyvale.

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

Pacific Pointe Apartments Sustainable, affordable housing for the people of Hunters Point.

Page Street Studios Affordable, sustainable studio housing for San Jose.

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.

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.

Pensione Esperanza This modern SRO gives San Jose's downtown a signature building and an affordable housing edge.

Pensione K A residential hotel with affordable efficiency apartments, artist's live-work lofts, and a courtyard espresso cafe and art gallery.

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

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

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

Rocky Hill Veterans Housing Modular housing for Veterans and their families in Vacaville.

Station Center Family Housing This LEED Platinum affordable housing is part of the California effort to add high-density uses at transit stations.

Stoney Pine Independent living for developmentally disabled adults caught the attention of the National Building Museum.

Sunnydale Gateway

Sunrise Village Supportive housing for homeless adults and families, with a focus on peace and privacy.

Tahanan Supportive Housing Using modular off-site construction technology to house formerly homeless adults rapidly.

Tassafaronga Village Bridging an industrial-residential border, this new Oakland village features a wide range of LEED Platinum Certified housing and repairs the deteriorated street grid.

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