Kim PattenAIA, LEED AP BD+C

Partner, Higher Education Practice Leader, Los Angeles

Kim Patten is a passionate academic planner, process and sustainable strategy education leader in the Los Angeles office.

As Steinberg Hart’s Higher Education Practice Leader, Kim helps clients navigate complex problems with strategic research, skillful design and planning solutions to achieve direction and clarity. Working with academic institutions across the country, her partnership approach creates an environment to collaborate, plan and discover paths unique to that client.

She is a recognized leader for the Society for College and University Planning (SCUP) where she serves as the Pacific Region Chair, as a member of the Finance and Audit and Facilities Planning Academy committees. She also serves on the planning committee for the AIA|LA Women in Architecture annual Powerful conference, and was recognized as one of the Los Angeles Business Journal's 2022 Women of Influence in Construction, Engineering, and Architecture. Kim holds a Bachelors in Architecture from the University of Southern California.