Associate Architect, AIA Associate, LEED Green Associate
Born in the Philippines and raised in northern New Jersey, Cat stumbled upon architectural drafting at a young age and instantly fell in love with the marriage of art and the built world. She studied architecture at New Jersey Institute of Technology during which she interned at Kushner Studios and David Yum Architects in NYC and participated in a six month work/study program in Florence, Italy. Upon graduating, she opted for New England life and has been with GPA since 2006. For Cat, there is nothing more enjoyable than establishing relationships and working collaboratively with clients, professionals, and builders to transform ideas to paper and ultimately a built form. She takes a personal interest in each project regardless of its scope and appreciates the unique challenges custom home building presents. Though she is passionate about design, she is most excited about high performance/ energy efficient building and the future of building technology. Outside of the office, she has taught Interior Design courses at Paier College of Arts, is a wannabe urban homesteader, and enjoys science fiction and fantasy films with her husband and two daughters.