Record asked a diverse group of people in the Bay-Area architecture world'from designers to product distributors to critics'to offer their local expertise on what to see while in town for the AIA convention.
David Baker + Partners
|Photo courtesy David Baker
Based in San Francisco for nearly 30 years, David Baker, FAIA, founded David Baker + Partners in 1982. With partners Peter Mackenzie, AIA and Kevin Wilcock, AIA, Baker has built a reputation for residential projects—particularly his designs for affordable housing.
Hunstman Architectural Group
|Photo © David Wakely
Huntsman Architectural Group
|Photo courtesy Huntsman
Daniel Huntsman founded Huntsman Architectural Group in 1981. From its first project, 353 Sacramento Street in the Financial District, the San-Francisco firm has gone on to design everything from multi-family residential buildings to commercial spaces to adaptive reuse and seismic retrofit projects.
Kennerly Architecture & Planning
|Photo courtesy Kennerly
Architecture & Planning
Owen Kennerly founded the San-Francisco firm Kennerly Architecture & Planning, which will mark its tenth anniversary this year. Though it is known for its mixed-use and residential work, the firm has also designed a photographer’s studio and a hunting lodge, among other projects.