Amit C. Price Patel, Principal
Amit C. Price Patel, AIA, LEED AP, joined David Baker Architects in 2005. His projects with DBA include affordable housing, such as Bayview Hill Gardens and Drs. Julian and Raye Richardson Apartments in San Francisco, as well as market-rate housing, such as 888 Seventh Street, also in San Francisco.
Recipient of the Branner Travelling Fellowship, Amit has researched high-rise social housing and urban design in Brazil, Europe, and Asia. He has won or been on the winning teams of several international design competitions, including the Red Location Apartheid Museum in Port Elizabeth, South Africa.
Amit has been a design resource team member for the Affordable Housing Design Leadership Institute in Chicago and for the Mayors’ Institute on City Design in New Orleans and has served as president of Architects/Designers/Planners for Social Responsibility (ADPSR).
Amit guides the firm’s Urban Design Studio, which is locally involved with the re-envisioning of San Francisco’s Pier 70 and is working on preliminary master plans for mixed-use, mixed-income communities in Greenville, S.C., and Asheville, N.C. He is overseeing the design and construction of the Dr. George Davis Senior Building, affordable rental apartments and a community center for seniors in San Francisco.
Amit received his Master of Architecture and Master of City Planning degrees from the University of California, Berkeley, and a Bachelor of Arts in Architecture from Washington University, St. Louis.
Deeply committed to high-quality design for affordable housing, Amit is particularly interested in creating spaces that support human connection.
You can contact Amit at firstname.lastname@example.org.