Manny Gonzalez is the Managing Principal for KTGY’s Los Angeles office. He is responsible for the design, land planning, and production of residential and mixed-use developments throughout the U.S., including active adult and affordable multi-family communities.
In 2016 Manny was elected to The College of Fellows of the American Institute of Architects. Election to Fellowship recognizes not only his achievements as an individual architect but also his significant contributions to architecture and society on a national level. Mr. Gonzalez was also recognized in 2015 by Builder magazine for his legacy of delivering remarkable residential design with his induction into the prestigious Marvin Hall of Fame for Design Excellence.
In his more than 25 years of practice in residential development, Mr. Gonzalez has won numerous other awards for his innovative designs including Gold Nugget, Best in American Living, NAHB Best of 55+ Housing and Pillars of Industry, and received the LEED for Homes Multifamily Project of the Year Award for the Platinum Certified community of Primera Terra in Playa Vista, CA. Another LEED Platinum community designed by Mr. Gonzalez, Skylar at Playa Vista, recently won eight awards at The International Builders’ Show (IBS) including a Special Innovation Award for its unique vertical triplex design. This is Mr. Gonzalez’s third Innovation Award. Green Home Builder magazine awarded him 2012 “Architect of the Year” for his forward-thinking NetZero ABC Green Home design and his outstanding contributions to the homebuilding industry. He was also recognized as NAHB’s inaugural “55+ Associate of the Year” at the 2016 International Builders’ Show.