With more than 15 years of experience managing a wide range of urban and landscape design as well as planning projects centered on sustainability, Patricia incorporates sustainable design into ESA projects and broadens company strategies to address climate change, sea-level rise, and coastal planning and to create resilient and healthy communities and environments.
With her background leading multidisciplinary teams of architects, urban designers, planners, environmental scientists, and engineers, Patricia will coordinate and collaborate with colleagues from practice areas across Northern and Southern California, the Pacific Northwest, and the Southeast to help optimize ESA’s broad range of consulting services. Patricia’s extensive expertise includes developing adaptation strategies and building resilient design across urban mixed-use, civic and public spaces, and waterfront open space. She has developed designs such as Crane Cove Park and climate resiliency plans such as the Islais Creek Southeast Mobility Adaptation Strategy and the Ocean Beach Master Plan.
In Latin America, she also designed the expansion of the Lima International Airport in Peru and collaborated on the Schools for Resilience Case Study in Cali, Colombia. Her latest project revitalizing the 7-acre historic industrial maritime site at Crane Cove Park along the San Francisco waterfront earned a Merit Award for General Design from the Northern California Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA NCC). Her work has also been recognized by the National Association of Environmental Professionals (NAEP), Association of Environmental Professionals (AEP), and The WaterfrontCenter.