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.