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2021 Rising Stars in Architecture – Katie Hamilton, PLA

2021 Rising Stars in Architecture – Katie Hamilton, PLA

Project Manager/ Landscape Architect


Durham, North Carolina

Katie Hamilton’s career is defined by project design, public service, management, and leadership.  After identifying a passion for urban design early in her career, Katie earned a Master’s in the specialty and has spent the last seven years dedicated to improving the quality of life in everyday public spaces.  Within her 200+ employee interdisciplinary design, engineering, and planning firm, Katie serves as the go-to expert in local ordinances and their implications for design.


• Fayetteville Ballpark Entry Plaza

• Forest at Duke

• Durham Innovation District

• 300 E. Main, Durham

Public/Professional Service: ULI– Women’s Leadership Initiative Mentorship Program, Durham Historic Preservation Committee– Chair

Education: Urban Design degree, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, BS Landscape Architecture, North Carolina State University, NCSU Prague Institute

See all of the 2021 Rising Stars here.