Katherine knows too well architecture’s power to improve people’s lives, having once spent six months working on classroom and orphanage projects for an engineering ministry in East Africa. At Anderson Architecture, she joined another values-led team, where responding to client need and respecting the environment form tandem pursuits.
An empathic approach explains Katherine’s skill during the early sketch design phase. She listens closely to individual briefs and takes joy in imagining how a space will be inhabited.
Designing focal points and performance improvements that delight users and support wellbeing long after they have moved in is one of her particular strengths. Katherine explored this further at the University of Sydney, where she tutored in Architectural Technologies in 2017.