Margaret Parker Salop

Margaret joined HKIT in 1997 and became an Associate in 2002. Margaret has facilitated numerous community meetings and workshop sessions in which user groups participate in design and programming charettes. She has worked on a number of affordable residential communities in the Bay Area, many with specific requirements related to financing.

Colleges attended and degrees earned

Stanford University, B.A. in Urban Studies University of Washington, Masters Degree in Architecture

How long I have been at HKIT

22 years, including an 8-year break working on the client’s side of the table

Architectural influences

Samuel Mockbee and Rural Studio, Alejandro Aravena, Zaha Hadid, Julia Morgan

Favorite quote

“Outside of a dog, a book is a man’s best friend. Inside of a dog it’s too dark to read.” – Groucho Marx

Area of expertise

Affordable housing, senior living, marketing and business development