Design Director | Los Angeles, CA, USA

Kate has a breadth of experience and talent, with an award-winning and well-published portfolio that includes justice, federal, and state and local government projects.​ At HDR, she oversees the design of civic, science + technology, and education projects. Recognized as a true advocate for design in the LA architecture community, Kate is known by her peers as a dynamic and fluid team member committed to elevating the industry through her work and involvement. “Public buildings, like our cities, communicate who we are and what we care about,” she says. Her many accomplishments include serving on the National Peer Review Council for the GSA Design Excellence Program since 1996. She was also the lead designer for three major GSA Design Excellence projects, as well as the lead designer for a major GSA Design Build | Design Excellence competition.