Monday, February 05, 2007

Affordable Multi-Family Housing

Women in Architecture: Affordable Multi-Family Housing
Thursday, February 8

5:30pm-7:00pm Discussion
AIA East Bay: 1405 Clay Street, Oakland, 94612

Please RSVP to Kellie Hewlett, Program Coordinator 510/464-3600

Next Thursday, February 8, Women in Architecture hosts Affordable Multi-Family Housing, presented by Michael Pyatok, FAIA and Betsy Yost, AIA.

Michael Pyatok, FAIA Principal of the Oakland firm, Pyatok Architects Inc., a firm which he started in 1984, Michael Pyatok has focused his career on society’s housing needs, designing over 35,000 high-quality affordable housing units for a diverse demographic range, both in the US and abroad. He has been a professor of architectural and urban design for 40 years and is a prominent lecturer in the US and abroad about designing for America’s housing needs. He is unswervingly dedicated to serving those in society who are most in need, and his success is demonstrated by the numerous design awards he has received. Last year Builder magazine identified him as one of the 50 most influential people in the housing development industry.

Betsy Yost, AIA a partner at Pyatok Architect’s, Inc. for over two years, has 28 years experience in architecture and has been with the firm for 12 years. Betsy will present her recent rehab of a senior housing project, Altenheim, into independent senior housing. This interesting and highly involved project includes the rehabilitation of 6 historic buildings situated in extensive gardens and the addition of 3 new buildings.The program starts at the Chapter office at 5:30pm. There's no charge and drinks will be served.
Please RSVP

For more information: Kellie Hewlett, Program Coordinator 510/464-3600

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