Matthew Winkelstein

Oakland, Sr. Associate


Colleges I’ve attended and degrees earned
Stanford University (BA in History), Harvard Graduate School of Design (Masters in Architecture)

Top 3 travel destinations
Italy! (Venice, Rome, Porto Venere, Matera, anywhere off the beaten track)

Piano, guitar, djembe (West African percussion), watercolor painting, woodwork

Architectural influencers
Carlo Scarpa, William McDnough

Favorite hangout spot
Bolinas Ridge on Mount Tamalpais in Marin County, CA

Car, bike or bus (or feet)? 
Ferry on San Francisco Bay

Fondest childhood memory
Backpacking with family and friends in the California High Sierra

Time of day I’m most creative
Morning, after cappuccino

Favorite restaurant
Ippuku – a slice of Tokyo in Downtown Berkeley

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