Kate Smith

Kate has dedicated her career to providing affordable housing for all, and her attention to detail creates efficient, high quality design for SMR’s non-profit housing clients. She brings experience with challenging sites, multi-building projects, community outreach, and integration of sustainable systems with requirements such as the Evergreen Sustainable Development Standards and LEED for Homes. Kate’s contributions to SMR Architects include establishing office drafting and detail standards, project manager training, and overseeing a mentorship program for emerging professionals to gain more knowledge and insight into the profession.

She has been a lead team member for many affordable housing projects over the last 14 years, including projects for DESC, Plymouth Housing, Pioneer Human Services, and YWCA Seattle | King and Snohomish Counties.