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Design for Good :: SF Book Launch

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David Baker Architects

461 2nd Street

San Francisco, CA 94107

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Join David Baker Architects for the San Francisco launch of Design for Good: A New Era of Architecture for Everyoneauthor John Cary’s new book focused on the dignifying power of design.


ABOUT THE BOOK

Design for Good is premised on the belief that everyone deserves good design. This isn’t just another book for and about designers; it’s a book about the lives we lead, inextricably shaped by the spaces and places we inhabit.

With a foreword by Melinda Gates, the book showcases 20 diverse building projects from across the country and around the world. Brought to life with stunning photography, each project narrative is based on extensive interviews with clients, users, and designers.

Published by Island Press and designed by Pentagram, the book is available in both paperback and hardcover. It will be available for purchase and signing at the event by a local independent bookseller.

“This book matters deeply to a field searching for its highest calling and to a world in need of our best efforts.”
Tim Brown, CEO, IDEO, and author, Change by Design

“A visual testament to the fact that every human being has the right to live a healthy, dignified life.”
Barbara Bush, Co-founder & CEO, Global Health Corps

"A compelling and fresh argument that architects have an opportunity to not just build buildings, but build dignity.”
Darren Walker, President, Ford Foundation


EVENING SCHEDULE

5:30-6:30pm: Welcome and drinks

6:30-7pm: Author remarks

7-8:30pm: Book signing and reception


ABOUT THE HOST

David Baker Architects is a progressive architecture firm located in San Francisco and Oakland that creates acclaimed buildings in urban environments. Like many of the projects in Design for Good, including the firm's Lakeside Senior Apartments, DBA has a passion for and deep understanding of the power of humane and respectful environments to transform neighborhoods and elevate the lives of individuals and families.


IMAGE CREDIT

Lakeside Senior Apartments by David Baker Architects and Satellite Affordable Housing Associates (SAHA) in Oakland, featured in Design for Good. (Photo by Bruce Damonte)

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