David Baker Architects

San Francisco

 

1567 California In nine stories, 1567 California will bring a dense mixed-use gateway to the corner of Polk and California Streets in San Francisco.

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.

1965 Market Street 1965 Market Street will bring 96 new homes to the Upper Market area and serve as a distinctive and welcoming gateway to the Castro neighborhood.

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.

300 Ivy The LEED Platinum mixed-used design of 300 Ivy brings apartments, townhouses, and shops within steps of Hayes Valley's main drag.

355 Bryant Lofts A historic warehouse was converted to forty-four live+work lofts for a postindustrial lifestyle on Bryant Street in San Francisco.

388 Fulton These 69 affordable-by-design smart urban micro-units in Hayes Valley were designed in conjunction with a new Boys and Girls Clubhouse and recognized by the SF Chronicle and AIA SF Design Awards.

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

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.

855 Brannan 855 Brannan is a mixed-use housing and retail development with mid-block passages turn a full city block into a small neighborhood at the meeting of SOMA and Potrero Hill in San Francisco's Design District.

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.

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.

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.

Bini's Kitchen Bini's Kitchen is a pro bono restaurant design for food entrepreneur and La Cocina Incubator graduate Bini Pradhan in San Francisco.

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.

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.

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.

Frogdesign Studio Set in the SOMA area of San Francisco, Frogdesign Studio is a renovation of an existing warehouse into an office for an international industrial design firm.

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

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, this cycling-oriented retail, repair, and community space brightens San Francisco's developing Mid-Market neighborhood.

Indiana Industrial Lofts Three stories of working lofts in Potrero Hill, the 18 homes at Indian Industrial Lofts comprise volumes broken into blocks to keep things interesting inside and out.

Johnny Doughnuts Johnny Doughnuts is the artisan shop's flagship factory and outpost in San Francisco.

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.

Local 22 Union Hall A large meeting hall will be a flexible headquarters for Carpenters Union Local #22 in Bayview-Hunters Point.

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

Mason on Mariposa Mason on Mariposa is a new mixed-use development that brings 300 market-rate and affordable homes, commercial space, and a publicly accessible greenway to the base of Potrero Hill.

Parkview Commons Echoes of an Italian hill town—red-tile-roofed towers and networks of stairs and walkways—inform the urban composition of the 114 affordable homes of Parkview Commons across from Golden Gate Park.

Potrero 1010 Bringing 453 homes—including 90 permanently affordable units—art spaces, and a range of shops and services to the base of Potrero Hill, Potrero 1010 transforms an existing street into a public park, adding nearly an acre of open space to the neighborhood.

Richardson Apartments Richardson Apartments are 120 green, supportive studio apartments, medical clinic, and neighborhood-serving retail in Hayes Valley.

Rincon Green Rincon Green brought 326 units of green housing and a new public park on the top of Rincon Hill in San Francisco.

Saint Frank Coffee Designed by DBA_Inside, Saint Frank Coffee is 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, was completed in 1992.

SOMA Residences At SOMA residences, street-side retail and a mix of 278 stacked affordable and market-rate units enclose and create a peaceful courtyard retreat from this busy urban neighborhood in San Francisco.

Tahanan Supportive Housing Tahanan Supportive Housing uses modular off-site construction technology to house 146 formerly homeless adults rapidly in San Francisco's SOMA neighborhood.