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Urban Housing Design Principles, 1985–present

This is a Project. It was architect: David Baker Architects. It is dated 1985–present.

San Francisco–based David Baker Architects designs innovative, place-based affordable housing and mixed-use, pedestrian-friendly buildings and communities throughout California—work spanning 30 years. The architects have developed a set of 9 elegant, economical, and human-centric design principles that enhance low-cost housing, give new buildings a sense of authenticity and uniqueness in the urban environment, and provide a place where residents and neighbors feel seen, respected, and able to effectively engage with the world.

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition By the People: Designing a Better America.

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