Patricia E. Harris

General Information

Occupation: Architect

Resident City: Durham

Resident State/Province: North Carolina

Resident Country: United States



No specialties on record


Employer: The New Synergy, Inc.

Title: Principal/CEO

City: Durham

State: North Carolina

Country: United States

Start Date: 1995

Employer: Town of Acton, Massachusetts

City: Acton

State: Massachusetts

Country: United States

Notes: worked on Phase I of a Master Plan for Transportation and Housing

Employer: Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Title: Teaching Assistant for the Special Interest Group in Urban Settlements

City: Cambridge

Country: United States

Employer: Montgomery County Board of Education, Ohio

Country: United States

Notes: program planning and implementation oversight

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Name: Small Business of the Year

Description: given by the Durham Chamber of Commerce

Date Received: June 2002

Name: Presidential Award for Excellence

Description: given by Jimmy Carter

Date Received: 1979

Notes: for her Summer Youth Employment Program


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Institution: Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Degree: Master of Architecture

Institution: Wittenberg University, Springfield, Ohio

Degree: Bachelor of Arts in English


License: Registered Architect (6773)

Organization: State of North Carolina

Date Awarded: March 04, 1994

Professional Affiliations

Organization: Durham City/County Planning Commission

Role: Chair of the Zoning Committee and Vice Chair of the Planning Commission

Start Date: 1992

End Date: 1998

Organization: National Organization of Minority Architects, North Carolina Chapter

Role: founding member/former State Vice President

Organization: North Carolina Association of Community Development Corporations

Role: member of the Loan Review Committee

Organization: St. Joseph's Historic Foundation Board

Role: member

Organization: Historic Preservation Society of Durham

Role: member

Organization: Durham Technical College

Role: member of the Architectural Advisory Committee

Organization: Downtown Durham, Inc.

Role: member, Board of Directors

Start Date: May 2002

Organization: Achievement Awards Jury for the Presidential Design Awards

Role: member of the jury for Architecture, Historic Preservation, and Interior Design

Start Date: 1999

End Date: 1999

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