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Book Talk: 9 Ways to Make Housing for People | David Baker Architects [In-Person Event]

In-Person Forum


Spread showing pages from the book '9 Ways to Make Housing for People'; the words 'Design beyond the property line' are shown on the pages, alongside images of urban scenes.

The need for attainable housing is pressing in all regions of the country. David Baker Architects delivers on this need in California, the Southeast, and beyond; the firm has been working creatively with affordable housing developers and agencies for many years — proving the power of design, even on tight budgets, to create vibrant places. This discussion explores the nine ways they have developed to design affordable and market-rate housing that lifts and supports people and thriving, resilient communities. These are approaches that citizens, property owners, developers, and designers can use today to create housing and other buildings that support healthy, equitable neighborhoods, and they have been crystallized in the firm's book, 9 Ways to Make Housing for People (ORO Editions). Speaking about the ways and the book will be Bay Area principals David Baker, Pedram Farashbandi, and Katie Acklerly.


David Baker / Principal, David Baker Architects

Pedram Farashbandi / Principal, David Baker Architects

Katie Acklerly / Principal, David Baker Architects


Doors will open 30 minutes in advance of the program.



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