Name: David Streshinsky

Position: Principal/President

At DKY for: 11 years

Q: Where are you from?

A: Born in Oakland California, grew up in Seattle (Junior High thru College)

Q: What are your top three favorite restaurants?

A: Emil Villa’s Oakland (closed down), Charthouse-Oahu, The Sandpiper-Stinson Beach

Q: Where do you most want to go but have never been?

A: Thailand

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Q: Your favorite place on Earth?

A: Angkor Wat, Cambodia

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Q: Where can we find you on weekends?

A: Working on my house, at the Gym

Q: When did you first start gaining interest in architecture and why?

A: In junior High School I was in a design class and drew a cabin.  In High School I ran a stage craft class and designed and built sets for drama productions and drew a perfect circle in art class.  I accidentally wandered into the Architecture School in my sophomore year not knowing what I wanted to major in.  

Q: What do you like best about your job?

A: Turning a vision and idea into reality.

Q: What architectural design style are you most attracted to and why?

A: Modern, it is clean and sculptural

Q: Where do you look for design inspiration?

A: Past experiences and notable projects

Q: What has been your favorite project you’ve worked on?

A: Tie between Jurassic Park, Universal Studios Hollywood and Jocson Residence

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Photo of a modern home exterior with infinity pool

Modern home exterior