DREAM Collaborative’s talented team includes:
Gregory O. Minott, Managing Principal
Gregory Minott is originally from Mandeville, Jamaica. He moved to the U.S. in 1999 and earned dual Master’s degrees in Architecture and Infrastructure Planning at the New Jersey Institute of Technology. Prior to founding DREAM Collaborative, Greg was project architect for a number of award-winning building and urban renewal projects while working at the Boston-based firm Elkus Manfredi Architects.
In 2010, Gregory received the AIA’s National Young Architects Award. The AIA specifically recognized his significant contributions to more livable communities, better connected neighborhoods, and more durable and sustainable urban environments. Gregory is a registered architect in Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode Island and he is a LEED accredited professional.
Greg is the 2021 President-elect of the Boston Society of Architects and currently serves on the BSA’s Board of Directors. He is also a member of the Board of Trustees for the Boston Architectural College. Greg has been invited to speak on issues in design, sustainability, and urban development, and he enjoys participating in community engagement events related to these topics.
Troy Depeiza, Principal
Troy Depeiza is originally from Bridgetown, the capital of Barbados. He has lived in the U.S. since 1990 and earned his Bachelor of Science in Architecture from Wentworth Institute of Technology. Prior to co-founding DREAM Collaborative, Troy worked as a project architect and project manager at top Boston area design firms including Perkins + Will, Elkus Manfredi Architects, and Arrowstreet Architects.
Troy is highly skilled in the technical execution of building and urban renewal projects as well as in facilitating a collaborative effort between owners, consultants, neighborhoods, city officials, and contractors to ensure a smooth construction process and timely project completion. Troy’s commitment to superior client service and his strong collaborative spirit have won him lasting relationships with clients and design and construction professionals throughout Massachusetts.
Troy lives in Lowell, and is a member of the Lowell Historic Board, the City’s historic preservation agency, charged with the preservation, protection, and enhancement of Lowell’s historic resources.