David Baker Architects

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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.

1101 Sutter A 14 story high-rise, Sutter Park will offer 221 new homes, including 44 on-site affordable units and an adjacent 3,500 square foot child care center in San Francisco.

130 El Camino The 30 studios of 130 El Camino will bring a new market-rate community with a compact footprint to Millbrea, CA.

1500 Park Avenue Lofts 1500 Park Avenue lofts combines a renovated warehouse with new construction to create 142 residences with street-front parking in Emeryville.

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.

200 Second Street 200 Second Street elegantly interlaces 72 varied condos and lofty live+work spaces, in this high-density mixed-use building just steps from ferry, train, and subway in Oakland.

20th and 2nd North A renovation of an 1871 building, 20th and 2nd North will bring 6 market-rate rentals above ground-floor retail to Birmingham's downtown.

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.

2121 Wood Street (P8) 2121 Wood Street has received planning approval for 235 modular homes over flexible commercial space in the emerging WOAD neighborhood in Oakland.

222 Taylor Street This critically needed building provides affordable homes and sheltered open space, and a corner grocery for low-income families in the Tenderloin.

2675 Folsom Street 2675 Folsom Street is a 117-unit development in San Francisco's Mission neighborhood, a transit- and amenity-rich area.

26th and Clarksville Apartments Located near downtown Nashville, the master plan for 26th and Clarksville consists of eight buildings, including a community hub, and will bring 156 new affordable homes to the area.

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

310 Waverly Residence An urban insertion in the suburban grid, the steel and stone home at 310 Waverly in Palo Alto becomes progressively private as the rooms move toward the west.

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

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

370 Townsend Street 370 Townsend Street is an unbuilt design for a mixed-use live+work building at the edge of San Francisco's SOMA district.

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.

420 Mendocino 420 Mendocino is an all-electric, mixed-use modular community that will add much needed housing to downtown Santa Rosa.

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

600 McAllister 600 McAllister rises 14 stories from a previous parking lot in San Francisco’s Hayes Valley, bringing 196 mixed-income homes to the neighborhood.

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.

789 Minnesota Located in the Dogpatch Historic District of San Francisco, 789 Minnesota is a mixed-use market-rate 110-apartment community that faces onto Esprit Park.

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 development—with retail, mid-block passages, and public open spaces—that transforms 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.

921 O'Farrell 922 O’Farrell rises 14 stories from a tiny 40-foot-wide lot in San Francisco’s Polk Gulch neighborhood. The slender tower provides 50 mixed-income micro-units near the Van Ness corridor.

965 Weeks 965 Weeks will bring 136 affordable homes to East Palo Alto, California.

A2 The younger sister of Anthem apartments, A2 is affordable-by-design market-rate housing in Baltimore's Fort Point neighborhood.

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.

Baby Boomerang A conceptual housing development, Baby Boomerang puts senior at the center of the action in Seattle.

Bandsaw Building Our southeast flagship office, DBA_BHM is an adaptive reuse collaborative office space with Locke General Contractors.

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.

Bettola Patio The Bettola Patio project includes a new trellis and fireplace at Bettola Restaurant in Pepper Place.

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.

Bison Building + Brew Pub The micro Brew Pub occupies the two story wedge shaped volume on the corner of the Bison Building in Berkeley, California.

Blossom Hill Blossom Hill is a conceptual design for supportive formerly homeless housing in San Jose, California.

Blue Star Corner Blue Star Corner's New Urban Homes are the latest evolution in modern design, comfort, and urban access through 20 townhomes in Emeryville, California.

Blueprint Building This adaptive reuse of a mid-century printing company brings a contemporary space for a new restaurant and offices to Birmingham's dynamic and developing Pepper Place.

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.

Cafe Milano A Bancroft Street landmark, Cafe Milano brings the sidewalk inside with concrete floors and soaring spaces in Berkeley, California.

Capitol Lofts Two warehouses and an office building create the base for Capitol Lofts, a conceptual live-work project, intended for R Street between 11th and 12th streets in Sacramento.

Channel Lofts Channel Lofts is a conceptual residential loft project designed for the emerging Mission Bay district of San Francisco.

CHP Training Center

A pro-bono interior project, the Community Housing Partnership Training Center is the permanent home for all of CHP's job-skills education and support in San Francisco.

Citywalk BHAM A Visitor Center and three convenience stations area will be highlights along the new 10-block CityWalk BHAM public park in Birmingham.

Clock Tower Lofts Home of the DBA_SFO office in SOMA, thoughtful modern reevaluation brings this 1907 landmark into the 21st Century.

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.

DBA Pop-Up Gallery The DBA_PopUpGallery is an 18 x 100-foot wall on the curving side of the DBA_OAK office, open for temporary art.

DBA_OAK Home of our Oakland office and the DBA_Workshop, DBA_OAK is taking off with a net-zero remodel.

DBA_SFO The interior renovation of a 1907 industrial space transforms our San Francisco office with suspended art pieces and custom details.

DBA_Workshop DBA_Workshop is the firm's integrated prototyping and fabrication studio, with an in-house wood and metal shop.

DBA_Workshop: ANNEX Table The Annex Table is a custom table, designed and built by DBA_Workshop that combines wood and marble.

DBA_Workshop: FRACTAL Table Fabricated by DBA_Workshop, the Fractal table combines a waterfall wood top and side with a light metal leg.

DBA_Workshop: SATELLITE Table DBA_Workshop designed the Satellite Table with wood and steel to be both coffee tables and end tables.

DBA_Workshop: SUMMIT Table Designed and fabricated by DBA_Workshop, the Summit Table embeds a light wood top in a steel frame.

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.

Ensley Mixed-Use Neighborhood This 10.38-acre plan sensitively reimagines the site of a closed, fire-damaged high school in Birmingham’s historic Ensley district as a vital community hub that offers much-needed affordable homes and neighborhood amenities.

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.

Farm to Table Farm to Table is custom playhouse design for Dreams Happen, the annual fundraising event for Rebuilding Together Peninsula.

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.

Foundry Commons Foundry Commons is new market-rate apartment community with 238 homes in the Martha Arts District of San Jose.

Fred Cody Building + Cody's Cafe The lofty cafe space at Cody's Cafe told the Fred Cody building where to go: It supports offices and opens onto the street and into the adjacent bookstore in Berkeley.

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.

Gather Garden Gather Garden is DBA_Lab's pop-up community space for Treasure Island and Yerba Buena Island.

Golden Age Wine Golden Age Wine is a 2,000-sf adaptive re-use wine bar and shop featuring touches from local artisans in the heart of Alabama.

h2hotel The sassy little sister to the Hotel Healdsburg, h2hotel is a LEED Gold eco-inn that caters to the active guest with straightforward luxury.

Harmon Guest House Harmon Guest House is an airy, modern 39-unit boutique hotel, DBA's the third in Healdsburg, CA.

Harvey West Studios With 121 new homes, this project will be the largest permanent supportive housing community in Santa Cruz County.

Healdsburg Rural House The Healdsburg Rural House was a very personal collaboration on a retirement home for a repeat client, whose first custom house we designed in 1983.

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 Healdsburg Stark with spark: Hotel Healdsburg takes on country quaintness with warm minimalism and rustic luxe. This polished urban inn puts a city spin on the classic Sonoma wine country retreat.

Hotel Sebastopol The boutique all-electric Hotel Sebastopol will offer 66 guest rooms as well as retail and restaurant space, artist studios, and a wellness center in the first zero-net energy hotel in California.

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.

Housing Northwest Arkansas Initiative A collaboration with Fletcher Studio, the Housing Northwest Arkansas was a conceptual design for a mixed-use community with linear parks around a rehabilitated creek in Bentonville, Arkansas.

Huckleberry Bicycles The flagship outpost for Huckleberry Bicycles, this cycling-oriented retail, repair, and community space brightens San Francisco's developing Mid-Market neighborhood.

humanCITY humanCITY is a conceptual thought experiment that explores urban density in a nine-block grid.

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.

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.

Inside Bayview Hill Gardens DBA_Inside designed the interiors for Bayview Hill Gardens with special artistic touches from Creativity Explored.

Inside Five88 The interior design of Five88 mixes textured concrete with a dropped wood ceiling and linear lighting.

Inside Foundry Commons With large wall graphics and suspended accents, the interior design of Foundry Commons is flush with light and texture.

Inside Harmon Guest House The interior design of Harmon Guest House brings custom touches and local art to this boutique hotel.

Inside Lakeside Senior Apartments The interior design of this lakeside building brings light, air, and color to 92 homes for low-income and formerly homeless seniors.

Inside Onizuka Crossing Family Housing With textured concrete and sliding wood walls, the interior of Onizuka Crossing Family Housing is welcoming to residents in Sunnyvale.

Inside Pacific Pointe The interior design of Pacific Pointe lightens spaces with clean white details.

Inside Potrero 1010 DBA_Inside designed the lobbies, leasing office, common space, and residential interiors for Potrero 1010, a 453-unit mixed-use community in Potrero Hill.

Inside Richardson Apartments The interior design for Richardson Apartments livens the affordable micro-units with soft textures and pops of color.

Inside Rivermark DBA_Inside provided interior architecture, art, and furnishings for the Rivermark, affordable family housing in West Sacramento.

Inside Station Center Pops of yellow and a wood ceiling create an inviting lobby for the residents of Station Center housing in Union City.

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.

Ironhorse Lofts 58 lofts designed on a three-story townhouse platform make for dynamic living spaces characterized by energy and flexibility in Walnut Creek.

Jazzie Collins Apartments Part of the Brady Block development, Jazzie Collins will add 96 new permanently supportive homes for formerly homeless individuals in San Francisco.

Jeni's Ice Cream Pavilion Jeni's Pavilion turns six parking spaces into an intimate community hub and an updated space for a local ice cream shop in Birmingham.

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

Kayo House The catwalk leading to the Kayo House distances it literally and metaphorically from the ground below. Rooms extend out on cantilevers, creating a treehouse-like sensation in Oakland.

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 Lenzen Square is a U-shaped building, with 88 units in two stories of affordable housing, defines a courtyard that includes a community room, fitness center, generous pool, and children's play area in San Jose.

Linden Court Linden Court is high-density housing in tune with the neighborhood: The local community informed the design throughout, and entrances, porches, and courtyards connect the 79 homes with the surrounding Oakland streets.

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

Local Cache Local Cache is a branding system designed to insert the myriad disaster resources already available in San Francisco neighborhoods into the awareness of residents through repeat and extensive passive exposure.

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 with 96 homes in San Jose.

Magnolia Row Magnolia Row townhouse lofts are 36 market-rate ownership sale homes located in West Oakland.

Manville Hall Manville Hall is a four-story studio residence hall with 132 units near the University of California in Berkeley's downtown business district.

Market Gateway Tower Market Gateway Tower is a conceptual design for a residential high-rise with retail and gallery space that presents a welcoming southern gateway to San Jose's intensifying downtown core.

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.

Mayfield Place Part of the Stanford Research Park, Mayfield Place uses 70 affordable homes to activate the street with neighborhood-serving uses—a corner café and supportive services for the visually impaired in Palo Alto.

Meadow Court A mix of senior apartments and townhouses designed for young families creates a diverse community with the 78 homes at Meadow Court in San Mateo.

Mercury Courts The first phase of a 4-acre redevelopment, Mercury Courts will bring 131 homes, common space, and parking to southern Nashville, TN.

Metro Lofts Metro Lofts is a conceptual design for mixed-use lofts in downtown Los Angeles in conjunction with Forest City Residential West Development.

Metropolitan 2323 Metropolitan 2323 is under construction to bring 11 market-rate, solar-ready homes to Birmingham, AL.

Midway Village Framework Plan Midway Village Framework Plan is a redevelopment and expansion of an existing San Mateo County Housing Authority property to create a balanced, sustainable community with new housing for residents, a revitalized 3.3-acre city park, child-development center, extensive community amenity spaces, and on-site resident services in Daly City.

Midway Village Phase 1 Midway Village Phase 1 is the first entitled phase of a five phase redevelopment in Daly City for a partnership between MidPen Housing and the County of San Mateo.

Modularean Eco House Both playful artpiece and artful playpiece, the Modularean Eco House is a sturdy, sustainable custom dollhouse designed by David Baker and built by woodworker Julianna Sassaman.

Moonridge Village Affordable farm-worker housing along the Northern California coast, the 160 homes of Moonridge Village share athletic fields, gardens and orchards, and community gathering areas in Half Moon Bay.

More-Plex: A Dynamic Kit for Collaborative Living Designed for the Lowrise LA competition with Fletcher Studio, More-Plex is a conceptual design to add incremental density to a single-family lot.

Northside Community Center A update of an outgrown community center, Northside Community Center was designed with input from the senior organization for whose members it was intended in San Jose.

OME / 1178 Folsom OME at 1178 Folsom is a new mixed-use building with 42 micro units in San Francisco's SOMA district.

Onizuka Crossing Family Housing Onizuka Crossing brought 58 affordable family and veterans rental apartments to Sunnyvale.

Oroysom Village The 60 senior apartments and family townhomes of Oroysom Village enjoy private balconies, trellises, communal amenities and intimate landscaped spaces in Fremont.

Pacific Cannery Lofts Pacific Cannery Lofts is an adaptive reuse of a former cannery as a diverse collection of 163 studios, flats, and townhouses around courts, mews, and promenades in Oakland.

Pacific Pointe Apartments Sustainable housing for the people of Hunters Point, Pacific Pointe Apartments brought 60 affordable homes to San Francisco.

Page Street Studios Currently under construction, Page Street Studios will bring 82 affordable, sustainable studios to San Jose.

Parker Place Parker Place, a transit-oriented, green housing development brings active retail, 155 market-rate and affordable accessible dwellings to a relatively underused central Berkeley block.

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.

Paseo Senter Organized around a lively main road that leads to a large public green space, Paseo Senter brings a new district of 218 affordable homes to San Jose.

peepSHOW Designed by DBA_Lab, peepSHOW was a temporary site-specific interactive installation that changes the way you see yourself and your city.

peepSHOW 2.0

DBA Lab's peepSHOW rocked the Market Street Prototyping Festival and is on track for an extended installation in San Francisco. Stay tuned!

Pensione Esperanza A modern SRO, Pensione Esperanza gives San Jose's downtown a signature building and a 110-unit affordable housing edge.

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

People's Lane The People's Lane is a conceptual design for a commemorative project that celebrates the history of San Francisco's Octavia Boulevard.

Pier 70 We collaborated on the development of a comprehensive, conceptual renewal vision for Pier 70, a historic industrial site on San Francisco's Central Waterfront.

Plaza Maria An instant landmark, Plaza Maria is 53-units of affordable housing that both fits in and stands out with a rakish tower and playful colors and forms in San Jose.

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.

Qc2 Qc2 is a conceptual design for a custom home on the peninsula that responds to site, sky, and light.

Redstone Cabin Completed in 1998, Redstone Cabin is a cozy update of an old fishing cabin in the Ruby of the Rockies.

RESHAP Alameda Point A collaboration with MidPen Housing, Alameda Point Collaborative, Building Futures for Women and Children, and Operation Dignity, RESHAP is a redevelopment of former Navy site for 267 units of affordable housing in Alameda.

Revenge of the Stuccoids The "Stuccoids"—the stucco bungalows of the flatlands—march up into the hills to merge with the "Maybecks"—the eclectic houses of Bernard Maybeck in Berkeley.

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.

Rivermark A pioneer development in West Sacramento's new Bridge District, Rivermark consists of 70 green, affordable homes.

Rocky Hill Veterans Housing Designed in tandem with G7A, Rock Hill Veterans Housing brought 39 modular homes for veterans and their families in Vacaville.

Saint Frank Coffee Designed by DBA_Inside, Saint Frank Coffee is an airy artisan coffee bar and community space in Russian Hill.

Saint Frank Coffee at Facebook A Menlo Park custom outpost of the popular San Francisco roaster, Saint Frank Coffee is an employee- and guest-only café in Building 20 at the Gehry-designed Facebook HQ.

Saint Frank Roastery DBA_Inside designed a small industrial roastery and welcoming café space for SF favorite Saint Frank Coffee.

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.

Shotwell Design Lab Shotwell Compound is a mixed-use urban contemporary approach to living and working. It combines the new Zero Cottage, a workshop, and an existing building that combines apartments with a gallery storefront.

Shotwell Garden Retreat Accessed through a secret passageway, the Shotwell Garden Retreat is a quiet private court in a custom residence.

Sloss Docks Sloss Docks is the redevelopment of a warehouse and industry shipping center across from the National Historic Landmark Sloss Furnaces and near downtown Birmingham, AL.

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.

Spaghetti House David Baker's UC Berkeley M-Arch thesis project brought to life: Spaghetti House takes its name from its long, skinny footprint.

SPARC-It-Place A tactical temporary urban intervention: SPARC-It-Place is a local market and community performance space that brightens a vacant lot in advance of a large affordable housing development in Oakland.

SPUR Urban Center Galleries + St. Clare Coffee The SPUR Urban Center has refreshed ground-floor galleries and café. Custom carts and barn doors by DBA Workshop define a space for St. Clare Coffee in San Francisco.

Station Center Family Housing The 157-units of LEED Platinum affordable housing at Station Center is part of the California effort to add high-density uses at transit stations in Union City.

Stone Hogan Framework Plan Stone Hogan is the 22.8 acre development of a greenfield site in Atlanta, GA. The three-project plan with include over 500 homes.

Stoney Pine The 23 independent living homes for developmentally disabled adults at Stoney Pine in Sunnyvale caught the attention of the National Building Museum.

StoreFrontLab Part of the Shotwell Design Lab, Storefront Lab is a laboratory for the urban pedestrian storefront experience in San Francisco.

Sunnydale Block 3 Sunnydale Block 3 will serve as the new gateway of HOPE SF’s Sunnydale Housing in San Francisco with 170 affordable homes, ground-floor retail, an early childhood education center, a wellness center, and residential courtyards.

Sunrise Village Sunrise Village contains 66 units of supportive housing for homeless adults and families, with a focus on peace and privacy in Fremont.

Tahanan Supportive Housing Tahanan Supportive Housing uses modular off-site construction and an innovative funding model to rapidly provide 145 studio homes for formerly homeless adults in San Francisco's SOMA neighborhood.

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

TAXI 2 Light industrial, office, and 44 live+work loft spaces transform a former Yellow Cab dispatch office into TAXI 2 in the arts-and-industrial River North area of Denver.

The Grove Currently under construction, The Grove is a new neighborhood of 62 modern townhomes in Durham, NC.

The Intersection An adaptive re-use of a historic Emeryville retail building will add 105 added apartments at the Intersection.

The Union The Union provides 111 new modular homes coming soon to the West Oakland BART district.

Tidal House Tidal House, a 20-story residential tower on Treasure Island, will bring 248 market-rate homes to San Francisco.

Truckee Prototype Mixed-Use Townhouse A custom prototype in townhouse in Truckee, this mixed-use project mixes materials for a mountain modern design.

U.C. Berkeley Dining Halls The U.C. Berkeley Dining Halls overhaul the 1950s-era megadorms and dining halls in Berkeley.

UCMBEST UCMBEST is the sustainable headquarters for the Monterey Bay Education, Science + Technology Center at the University of California, Santa Cruz.

Union Brick Union Brick will bring a new market rate multi-family complex and townhomes to Nashville's Marathon Village.

Union Flats Union Flats consists of 243 market-rate apartments and live-work lofts built with modular construction for a new neighborhood convenient to the Union City BART station.

Union Village The 16 cottages at Union Village in Talladega, AL, will be a safe, accessible refuge for deaf and blind residents.

West End Commons Located in Oakland, West End Commons has 91 townhouses with different degrees of dedicated work space are served by an array of "slow alleys", private lanes modeled on Europe's pedestrian zones.

West Gateway West Gateway will bring 60 affordable homes to West Sacramento.

West Side Lofts A conceptual design for 105 homes, West Side Lofts furthers the development of a neighborhood arts district and adds to the revitalization around the local train station in Red Bank, New Jersey.

Williams Terrace The 41 senior homes for the Charleston Housing Authority at Williams Terrace take inspiration from Charleston's traditional passive-climate-adapted architecture.

Windflower II With 443 market-rate modular units and mixed-use space, Windflower II joins Station Center Family Housing and the Union Flats to round out a transit-oriented community in Union City.

Wishing Cloud A one-day installation, the Wishing Cloud offered the public a playful space to express a wish and add it to a collective expression of dreams and aspirations for the future.

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.

Zero Cottage An addition to David Baker's Shotwell Compound, Zero Cottage is a LEED and Passive House certified investigation of compact, sustainable urban development.