Anna joined Patkau Architects in 2015 as the Administrative and Communications Assistant and became Director of Operations and Products in 2022. She is a UBC-trained educator, archaeologist, and researcher with over a decade of experience in customer service, retail, and management. Anna's emotional intelligence benefits many of the studio's objectives relating to DEIA, sustainability, office standards and procedures, business and finance, project procurement, communications, professional development, and studio culture at large. The only thing she isn't is an architect. Yet.
Director of Operations and Products
Bryn joined Patkau Architects in 2021 conducting research on stressed skin construction techniques and its application to a series of small-scale furniture projects. In 2018 he graduated from U of T with a dual major in Architectural Design + Architectural History, Theory, and Criticism with high distinction. In 2021 he completed a MArch degree from the University of British Columbia where his work was recognized with the Brissenden Scholarship in Architecture.
David joined Patkau Architects in 1990 and became a Principal in 2013, he is responsible for managing the practice and leading project design teams. David holds a Master of Architecture and Bachelor of Environmental Studies from the University of Manitoba, and a Diploma of Architectural Technology from the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology. David is a registered Architect AIBC, OAA, AIA Int. Assoc., a Fellow of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada and LEED Accredited Professional.
Dimitri joined Patkau Architects in 2005. He is an associate with over twenty years' experience in all aspects of design and project delivery. He has contributed extensively to key projects such as the Audain Art Museum, University of Manitoba ARTLab, Fort York National Historic Site Visitor Centre and UBC’s Beaty Biodiversity Research Centre. He holds both a Master’s and Bachelor’s degree in Architecture from McGill University. Dimitri is an Architect AIBC and a LEED accredited professional.
Greg joined Patkau Architects in 1997 and became Principal in 2013. Along with his fellow principals, Greg leads the practice with broad experience from conceptual design to contract administration. He has led the design of university buildings, cultural buildings, and private residences. Recent highlights include the UBC School of Biomedical Engineering, UBC Sauder Expansion, U of T Academic Wood Tower, and the Capilano Library in Edmonton—awarded an AIA/ALA Library Building Award, the highest distinction for library design in North America. Greg received the RAIC Medal after graduating with a Masters degree in Architecture from the University of British Columbia, where he studied philosophy and architecture. Greg is a RAIC Fellow, a registered architect in BC and Alberta, and a LEED AP.
Hollie is a recent graduate of Simon Fraser University, majoring in Geography with a concentration in society and the environment. In 2020 she took part in SFU's Finland: Comparative Urban Sustainability field school which studied the Helsinki and Vancouver contexts through a comparative lens. Hollie is interested in architecture and is currently working on a part-time associate certificate at BCIT for Architectural Design and Architectural CAD.
Isabelle began her education at Northwestern Polytechnic in Grande prairie, AB in their fine arts transfer program. She then went to the University of Alberta and in 2021 she graduated with a Bachelor of Design with distinction, specializing in industrial design. Isabelle is currently in the Master of Architecture program at the University of British Columbia.
John Patkau founded Patkau Architects with Patricia in 1978. He is licensed in a number of jurisdictions in both Canada and the United States. He holds a Master of Architecture degree from the University of Manitoba. He is a Fellow of the Royal Architecture Institute of Canada, an Honorary Fellow of the American Institute of Architects and the Royal Institute of British Architects, a member of the American Society of Landscape Architects, a member of the Royal Canadian Academy of Art, a recipient of the Royal Architecture Institute of Canada’s Gold Medal, and a Member of the Order of Canada.
Katy joined Patkau Architects in 2017. She brings ten years of experience on award winning cultural, commercial, residential, and institutional projects in the US and Canada. She has led renovations as a project manager at a construction management firm and her design work has been exhibited at the Venice Biennale. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Architecture from Mount Holyoke College and a Master of Architecture from the University of British Columbia, where she served as a Teaching Assistant and now mentor, returning regularly as a guest for studio and thesis reviews. Katy is an Architect AIBC, and a LEED Accredited Professional.
Born and raised in Istanbul, Kerem attended a Diplomatic French institution before moving to Halifax where he received a Bachelor of Environmental Design from Dalhousie University. Kerem's previous work includes numerous award winning cultural, educational, and furniture projects that have been published internationally. His interest lies in parametric and curvilinear structures as well as architectural graphic
Kimberley joined Patkau in 2021. Educated in South Africa and France, Kimberley completed her Master of Architecture at the University of Witwatersrand in her hometown of Johannesburg and studied abroad at the Ecole Nationale d’Architecture Paris Val de Seine before pursuing an internship in Paris. Following her studies, Kim relocated to Vancouver where she has built a portfolio of cultural, mixed-use and residential projects of varying scales across Canada, Europe, and the US. Kimberley is an Architect AIBC.
Marc joined Patkau Architects in 2013. He brings a special interest in complex emergent systems and experience as a specialist in architectural visualization. Marc has made significant contributions to various projects, including Polygon Gallery, Audain Art Museum, Tula House, and Hadaway House. He holds a Bachelor of Environmental Design from Dalhousie University and BSc in Urban Geography from the University of Calgary. Marc is an Intern Architect NCARB.
Michael joined Patkau Architects in 2005 and became a Senior Associate in 2022. He has more than twenty five years’ experience delivering private, federal, civic, and institutional projects in Canada and the United States. Michael has contributed extensively to the completion of numerous award winning buildings, most recently, the Audain Art Museum, the Goldring Centre for High Performance Sport , and Fort York National Historic Site Visitors Centre. He holds a Bachelor of Architecture and a Bachelor of Environmental Studies from the School of Architecture at the University of Waterloo. Michael is an Architect AIBC, and CDT certified by the Construction Specifications Institute.
Mike joined Patkau Architects in 2006 and became a Senior Associate in 2022. He is experienced at every level of design and project delivery with a special emphasis on cultural and commercial projects. Mike was Project Lead for the award winning Fort York National Historic Site Visitor Centre in Toronto. He was also a senior team member on the Goldring Centre for High Performance Sport and the Audain Art Museum where he developed the envelope for both projects. Mike graduated from the Manchester School of Architecture in 1999. Mike is an RIBA Chartered Architect and a LEED Accredited Professional.
Morgan joined Patkau Architects in 2022. She brings experience in cultural, residential and landscape architecture. Morgan's design and sculpture work is widely exhibited and featured in multiple publications. She holds a Bachelor of Environmental Design from Dalhousie University and a Masters of Architecture from Yale University, where she served as a Teaching Fellow and as a guest for studio reviews. Morgan is an intern architect AIBC.
Nicole joined Patkau in 2019. She brings experience with mixed-use, high-rise residential development as well as heritage conservation and restoration. She holds a Bachelor of Design in Architecture from the University of Minnesota and a Master of Architecture from the University of British Columbia where her work was recognized with the Henry Adams Medal. She is regularly involved with the School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture at UBC teaching as an adjunct professor and serving on masters thesis committees. Nicole is an intern architect AIBC and a RHFAC Professional.
Patricia Patkau has shared design direction in Patkau Architects with John since the firm’s founding in 1978. She holds a Master of Architecture degree from Yale University. In addition to practise, she is a Professor Emerita in the School of Architecture at the University of British Columbia where she taught for over 20 years. She is a Fellow of the Royal Architecture Institute of Canada, an Honorary Fellow of the American Institute of Architects and the Royal Institute of British Architects, a member of the Royal Canadian Academy of Art, a recipient of the Royal Architecture Institute of Canada’s Gold Medal, and a Member of the Order of Canada.
Pete joined Patkau Architects in 2013. He brings 20 years professional experience in the arts and architecture. As Design Lab Director, he was instrumental in developing the research side of the practice, contributing as a designer and as a core part of the studio’s expression of identity. Pete was the main contributing author of the 2017 publication, Material Operations. In 2023 he was named Director of Communications. In this role, Pete is responsible for stewarding and advancing the studio’s design ethos.
Director of Communications
Peter joined Patkau Architects in 1989 and became an Associate in 2008. He is experienced at every level of design and project delivery. Peter was Project Architect for Polygon Gallery in North Vancouver, the Winnipeg Centennial Library, the Shaw House, and the Linear House on Saltspring Island. He has contributed extensively to the Audain Art Museum , the University of Manitoba ARTLab, Beaty Biodiversity Research Centre, Bibliotheque Nationale du Quebec, and the Strawberry Vale School, among many other projects. Peter is an Architect AIBC, and a LEED Accredited Professional.
Roy joined Patkau Architects in 2017. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Architecture degree from the University of Minnesota and a Masters of Architecture from the University of British Columbia, where he was awarded the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada Student Medal. He is an adjunct professor at the University of British Columbia, where he has taught courses in history/theory, design media, and building information modelling. His design research has been published widely, most recently by Footprint Journal, SITE Magazine, and Bracket Journal. Roy is an Intern Architect NCARB.
Thomas joined Patkau Architects in 2016. He received a Bachelor of Design with a specialization in Industrial Design from the University of Alberta and a Master of Architecture from the University of British Columbia. His graduate thesis was funded by a Hampton Grant and focused on material research and digitally controlled fabrication. This research was awarded the Vaughn Berg Memorial Prize in 2016. He is an adjunct professor at the University of British Columbia, where he has taught courses in computational design and digital media.
Tom joined Patkau Architects in 2006. He manages design and construction teams at the highest level of quality. He facilitates collaboration, coordination, negotiation, and consensus among project stakeholders, contributors, and authorities. Tom contributed significantly to the UBC School of Biomedical Engineering, Audain Art Museum, The Polygon Gallery, Thunder Bay Art Gallery, Temple of Light, Fort York Visitor Centre, ARTLab, and numerous other projects with Patkau Architects. He has diverse experience with academic student centres, student housing, multi-family residential, commercial retail, restaurant, urban design, and experimental housing. Tom is an adjunct faculty member at the University of British Columbia where he has taught graduate design studios. Tom is an Architect AIBC, NCARB and a LEED Accredited Professional.
Zach joined Patkau Architects in 2017. He graduated from the University Of British Columbia with an Honours Degree in Environmental Design. He was awarded Honour Roll status at graduation and received a Design Innovation Award from the Faculty of Applied Sciences for his final studio project.
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