Katherine Diamond


General Information


Occupation: Architect

Date of Birth: January 01, 1954

Birth City: Chicago

Birth State/Province: Illinois

Birth Country: United States

Resident State/Province: California

Resident Country: United States

Archive/Repository: IAWA Online Inventory at: http://spec.lib.vt.edu/IAWA/inventories/diamond.htm

Sources: http://www.bwaf.org/dna/archive/entry/katherine-kate-diamond


Specialties


Subject: Institutional


Subject: Commercial


Subject: Residential


Subject: California

Description: geographical focus


Jobs


Employer: Israeli Air Force

Title: Architect

Country: Israel

Start Date: January 01, 1976

End Date: January 01, 1978


Employer: NBBJ

Title: Architect, Design Lead of Commercial Studio

City: Seattle

State: Washington

Country: United States

Start Date: January 01, 2006

Notes: rebuilding NBBJ's Civic Practice: courthouses


Employer: RNL

Title: Design Principal

City: Los Angeles

Start Date: January 01, 2002

End Date: November 01, 2006


Employer: Siegel Diamond Architecture (SDA)

Title: Principal/sole proprietor

City: Los Angeles

State: California

Country: United States

Start Date: January 01, 1985

End Date: May 01, 2002


Collaborators


No collaborators on record


Apprenticeships


No apprenticeships on record


Awards


Name: Los Angeles Business Council Urban Beautification Award

Description: for Baldwin Park Commuter Rail Station


Name: Los Angeles Business Council Urban Beautification Award

Description: for design of 4 Elevated Light Rail Stations


Name: Second Prize winner

Description: Science Museum School Competition


Name: National Commercial Builders Council Award of Excellence

Description: for the Park Beyond the Park, Torrance, CA


Name: US Air Force Design Award

Description: for concept design of Personnel Support Faculty


Name: City of Los Angeles Beautification Award

Description: for Otto Nemenz International Building


Exhibitions


Title: 100 Projects - 100 Years

Description: AIA Los Angeles Chapter

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Title: Broadening the Discourse

Description: California Women in Environmental Design exhibit

City: Los Angeles

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Title: The Exceptional One and Many More

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Title: Women in American Architecture 1988-1989: A Southern California Perspective

Description: AIA Los Angeles Chapter/Women in Architecture exhibit

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Notable Projects


Title: LAX Air Traffic Control Tower

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Title: Central Utility Plant with Co-Generation

Description: UC Davis Medical Center

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Title: Universal City Metro Rail Station

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Title: UCI Student Services Addition

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Title: New Jefferson Elementary School

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Title: Long Beach Metro Blue Line

Description: 4 Elevated Light Rail Stations

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Title: Baldwin Park Commuter Rail Station

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Title: Richstone Family Center

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Title: Private Residences

Description: West Los Angeles

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Title: USCD/SIO Laboratory

Description: Office Additions to Nierenberg Hall

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Education


Institution: The Israel Institute of Technology

Department: The Technion

Degree: Bachelor of Architecture


Licensing


License: Architecture

Organization: California C13544

Date Awarded: 1983


Organization: Israel


Professional Affiliations


Organization: American Institute of Architects, Los Angeles Chapter

Role: 1993-94: First Woman President, 1989: Chief coordinator/instigator of the Centennial Celebration of the Los Angeles Chapter, Board of Directors, Chair on the Membership Committee, Urban Design Committee, Pro Practice Committee

Start Date: January 01, 1980

Notes: Became AIA Fellow in 1993


Organization: Association of Women in Architecture

Role: 1989-91: President; Regional Liason to the National AIA Women in Architecture Committee; Chaired the joint AIA/LA + AWA Committee; Conference lecturer/panelist in Los Angeles, Chicago, Seattle, San Francisco, San Diego, and Sacramento

Notes: President, AWA 1985-87 http://www.awa-la.org/history.php


Organization: California Women in Environmental Desing

Role: Vice President, President Elect


Publications By


Title: Overcoming Urban Paranoia - Designing Safe Public Spaces

Date Published: June 01, 1994

Notes: Lecture


Title: Transportation as a Catalyst for Change

Date Published: February 01, 1994

Notes: Lecture


Title: Recent Work by Siegel Diamond Architects

Date Published: March 01, 1992

Notes: Lecture


Title: Density in Los Angeles - Not a Bad Word Anymore

Date Published: March 01, 1992

Notes: Lecture


Title: The Art of Architecture in the Social Ecology

Date Published: March 01, 1991

Notes: Lecture


Title: California Women in Environmental Design Conference

Date Published: February 01, 1991

Notes: Lecture


Title: Women in Architecture Symposium

Date Published: January 01, 1991

Notes: Lecture


Title: Fame - Who Gets It and Who Makes It

Date Published: May 01, 1990

Notes: Lecture


Title: Feminism and Architecture

Date Published: February 01, 1990

Notes: Lecture


Title: The Julia Morgan Colloquium

Date Published: June 01, 1988

Notes: Lecture


Publications About


Title: Women Architects Build Joint Career

Publication: Los Angeles Times

Publisher: Los Angeles Times

City: Los Angeles

State: California

Country: United States

Date Published: July 27, 1986


Title: An Architect Who Has a Blueprint for Success

Publication: Los Angeles Times

Publisher: Los Angeles Times

City: Los Angeles

State: California

Country: United States

Date Published: November 27, 1986


Title: Architecture Now is Reflecting its Designing Women

Publication: Los Angeles Times

Publisher: Los Angeles Times

City: Los Angeles

State: California

Country: United States

Date Published: May 09, 1987


Publication: Architecture

Date Published: August 01, 1995

Notes: also in September 1992, October 1991


Publication: Progressive Architecture

Date Published: January 01, 1995

Notes: also in October 1990, May 1988


Title: Women in Architecture - A Contemporary Perspective

Author: Clare Tolenz

Publisher: Trefoil Publications, Ltd.

City: London

Country: England (U.K.)


Title: Women in Design

Publication: Los Angeles Times

Publisher: Los Angeles Times

City: Los Angeles

State: California

Country: United States

Date Published: March 01, 1992


Title: Museum School to be Showcased

Publication: Los Angeles Times

Publisher: Los Angeles Times

City: Los Angeles

State: California

Country: United States

Date Published: April 08, 1992


Title: Newsmakers: Siegel, Sklarek and Diamond Create New Architecture Firm

Publication: Los Angeles Times

Publisher: Los Angeles Times

City: Los Angeles

State: California

Country: United States

Date Published: July 21, 1986


Title: Urban Scene - Women Architects Mark First 100 Years

Author: .

Publication: Los Angeles Times

Publisher: Los Angeles Times

City: Los Angeles

State: California

Country: United States

Date Published: June 25, 1989


Title: A Campus By Design

Author: .

Publication: Los Angeles Times

Publisher: Los Angeles Times

City: Los Angeles

State: California

Country: United States

Date Published: December 12, 1988


Title: A Diamond in Architecture - Old Problems, New Ideas

Author: .

Publication: Los Angeles Times

Publisher: Los Angeles Times

City: Los Angeles

State: California

Country: United States

Date Published: September 13, 1988


Title: Women Slowly Building a Future in Architecture

Author: .

Publication: Los Angeles Times

Publisher: Los Angeles Times

City: Los Angeles

State: California

Country: United States

Date Published: November 30, 1987


Publication: Daily News

Date Published: June 28, 1989


Publication: The Outlook

Date Published: June 23, 1989


Publication: Hollywood Independent

Date Published: June 28, 1989