Mike Pyatok (Architecture, Alumnus)
Gateway Commons, Emeryville/Oakland, California, (2001)
Winner of the 2001 HUD Secretary’s Platinum Award for Design, this affordable housing project was specifically created for first-time homebuyers in the Oakland and Emeryville communities. Pyatok’s firm has received over 100 awards for design excellence, and is known for designing affordable housing in high-density, low-income areas. In 2006, Pyatok was named as one of Builder magazine’s 50 Most Influential People in Home Building.