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Manuel Roth

SBA, CDT

Colleges I’ve attended and degrees earned
The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (BFA, Sculpture major with emphasis on cast metal forms), Oregon State University

Top 3 travel destinations
Europe, Hawaii, and parts of the Pacific Northwest

Hobby
Collecting an eclectic mix of mid century furniture and golden-silver age comic books

Architectural influencers
In no particular order: George Suyama, Jonathan Feldman, Tom Kundig, Richard Neutra, Louis Sullivan and Charles & Ray Eames

Fondest childhood memory
Listening to my grandfather tell “science fiction” bedtime stories

Hidden talent
Formerly adept at Ping-Pong

Pets/animals I own
Zorro (male french bulldog); Bunny (male fluffy white cat)

My dream home
Contemporary passive house with  design elements nodding to mid century design

One thing that would improve our city
Improved transportation infrastructure with faster speeds and additional capacity.

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