Associated with the firms network

Baker, David, Architect; Baker, David, + Partners, Architects; Elbasani, Logan, Severin, Freeman, Architects

Professional History


Partner, David Baker + Partners, San Francisco, CA.


Visiting Associate Professor, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, 1981, 2007; John Portman Visiting Critic, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, 2006; Visiting Professor, California College of the Arts, School of Architectural Studies, San Francisco, CA, 1999, 2001; Visiting Professor, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA, 1990; Visiting Professor, Antioch University West , San Francisco, CA, 1981; Visiting Professor, Vista College, Berkeley, CA, 1980;

Fellow, American Institute of Architects, 1996;


Secondary School, Phillips Exeter Academy, Exeter, NH; B. A., Thomas Jefferson College, 1974; M.Arch., University of California, Berkeley, 1982.



Baker married at least twice; one of his marriages occurred at the San Francisco City Hall.

Biographical Notes

California Architect's Registration Number C012506; LEED Certified 2007; I. Donald Terner Prize for Innovation and Leadership in Affordable Housing, Member, Advisory Council/Juror, San Francisco, CA, 2006-present; Member, SPUR Board of Directors, San Francisco, CA, 2006-present; Juror, U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), Northern California Emerging Green Builders Competition, San Francisco, CA, 2006; Juror, AIA/HUD Secretary’s Housing and Community Design Awards, 2006; Member, San Francisco Bicycle Coalition, Board of Directors, San Francisco, CA, 2004-present; Juror, Bank of America Low Income Housing Challenge, San Francisco, CA, 2004; Juror, Residential Architect Design Awards, Washington D.C. 2003; Member, SF MOMA Architecture + Design Accessions Committee 1996-2002; Juror, Oakland Museum, Doghaus: Architecture Unleashed 1999; Juror, AIA San Mateo Design Competition 1995; Juror, AIA Redwood Empire Design Awards 1994; Juror, ASID Awards, 1990;

PCAD id: 2919