Kate Czembor is committed to rigorous and creative problem solving through interdisciplinary collaboration.
Kate's talent lies in the synthesis of technical knowledge, uncompromising attention to detail, and strong design sensibility. In over 15 years as an architect, Kate has applied her skills to a range of university projects including Silliman College at Yale University, McKinlock Hall at Harvard University, and the Brockman Hall for Physics, a new laboratory building at Rice University.
Kate also served as the Project Architect for the Yale University Sculpture Building and Gallery and the Charles David Keeling Apartments at the University of California, San Diego, both of which earned LEED Platinum certifications. Additionally, Kate was the Project Architect for the University of California, Santa Barbara's Portola Dining Commons, an 800-seat sustainable dining hall and student life facility that is part of the university's collaborative San Joaquin student housing development. Most recently, Kate served as the Associate in Charge of the University of California, San Francisco's Minnesota Street Housing Project, a high-density apartment building that aims to create more affordable housing for the university's medical students.
Kate has served on design juries at University of Pennsylvania, Drexel University, and Philadelphia University and is an active mentor in Philadelphia Futures, a program that prepares low-income students for college.