Kate Gerson has been a registered professional with the Architectural Institute of BC since 1982. Her education includes University of British Columbia (B.A.), Nova Scotia Technical College (B.E.D.S.) and Nova Scotia Technical College (B.Arch.). Kate joined DIALOG in 1992.
As an Associate with the firm, Kate’s extensive knowledge working on multi-faceted municipal, arts and educational projects, such as Richmond City Hall, Burnaby Shadbolt Centre for the Arts, and UBC Scarfe Building has led to many award winning designs for DIALOG. She has steered many complex and multi-headed teams through the design process, allowing for input from key stakeholders and successful project outcomes.
Kate’s skill at creating both aesthetically beautiful and functional design for exterior and interior spaces is showcased in such additional projects as the Montebello Townhouses in Whistler, Kelowna’s Rotary Centre for the Arts, and the ICICS Lecture Pavilion at UBC. Currently she is completing work on the UBC Student Union Building and is the project manager for the new West Vancouver Public Safety Building.
Kate is an active member of Vancouver’s Women in Architecture group. She also participates in mentoring architectural students and interns, sharing her knowledge and experience with aspiring architects and serves on the Buildings and Grounds Committee for the Unitarian Church.