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David Baker
Works at David Baker Architects
Attended University of California at Berkeley, Thomas Jefferson College, University of Michigan
Lives in San Francisco
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Student groups from all over the world visit us. Its great to meet the next generation.
 
University of Utah architecture students on a field trip get the low-down on Richardson Apartments and the ins-and-outs of dense urban housing from DBA's Amit Price Patel. 

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I'll be at UC Berkeley this Wednesday evening, 6:30 pm at the Wurster Hall auditorium, as part of the ARCH Lecture Series. Hope to see you there!

http://ced.berkeley.edu/events-media/events/arch-lecture-series-david-baker
Department of Architecture UC Berkeley, UC Berkeley, CED, College of Environmental Design Architecture Program, Faculty, Staff, Admissions Info
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Was this lecture recorded by any chance?  I wasn't able to attend.
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Some great examples of open SF parks.
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Folsom Street seems to be the epicenter of the fenced park syndrome.
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Please don't make our new park a security compound.
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I did appreciate gates when my toddler was always running away... especially if the surrounding area isn't car-free. But low gates are fine for that too...
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The design sketch is not extinct. Three people combined on the lighting concept drawing on the conference room white board: Brit Epperson, Kevin Markarian, and lighting designer David Malman.
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I think the best way to approach this is to think of what we want to accomplish specifically in terms of the balance between security and openness, and then how that can best be accomplished. Let's pl...
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Please don't make our park a high security compound!
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Linked to and discussed on the mission mission blog yesterday:
http://www.missionmission.org/2012/12/12/how-high-does-a-neighborhood-park-fence-need-to-be/
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David Baker, FAIA, has been practicing architecture for nearly 30 years. Over the
course of his career, he has received numerous awards, and in 1996 was selected as fellow of the American Institute of Architects. David founded San Francisco- based David Baker + Partners, Architects in 1982 and now leads the firm with Peter MacKenzie, AIA, and Kevin Wilcock, AIA. DB+P is known for combining social concern with a signature design character.
From 1977 to 1982, David was principal of Sol-Arc, a firm dedicated to energy- efficient architecture. Before becoming an architect, he was a union carpenter.
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  • University of California at Berkeley, Thomas Jefferson College, University of Michigan
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