With 20 years of experience, Patricia is the KCCT interior design lead on a variety of projects ranging from major new housing developments such as Robinson Landing in Alexandria, VA, to institutional projects such as the Australian and Hungarian embassies in Washington, DC. Patricia also supports the International Studio on embassies in Beirut, Lebanon, Jerusalem, Israel, Suva, Fiji, and New Delhi, India. She is responsible for managing all phases of interior design projects including schematic design and design development, as well as construction documents, construction administration, and developing signage and FF&E packages. Patricia’s prior experience is focused on housing, commercial developments, and health care facilities. She has 12 years of experience in hospitals, medical offices, and research facilities working with Kaiser Permanente, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Innova Fairfax Hospital, Shady Grove Adventist Hospital, the Stony Brook Medical Center in Long Island, NY, and many others. She is interested in mentoring young designers, and has illustrated two books - Healing Environments, What’s the Proof? and Healing Environments Design for the Body, Mind & Spirit - as well as served as an adjunct professor at Montgomery College.
Originally from Bolivia, Patricia earned her Bachelor of Arts in Architecture from the Universidad Mayor de San Simon in Cochabamba, and an Associate of Applied Science in Interior Design from Montgomery College in Rockville, Maryland.