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Kate Michaud, AIA, LEED AP

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    • Biography

      Kate joined MSR in 2012 and has been practicing professionally for 11 years. She has worked on a diverse mix of project types including public libraries, market rate and affordable multi-family housing, single family residences, and corporate offices. Kate believes that everyone can benefit from good design and that a project should have a positive impact on the occupants as well as the surrounding community. Her work has been recognized with numerous awards, including an AIA Chicago Distinguished Building Award, AIA Iowa Honor Award, two Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Awards for Architectural Excellence in Community Design, and the AIA School Medal for the top ranked graduating student. Kate is engaged with her community, serving on the Kingfield Redevelopment Committee and participating in the Urban Land Institute’s Young Leaders program. She is an associate with the firm, a registered architect, and holds a Bachelor of Architecture from Iowa State University.
    • Representative Experience

      •  Ames Public Library (Ames, IA).
      • Oklahoma City Capitol Hill Library (Oklahoma City, OK).
      • Alliance Francaise (Minneapolis, MN). 
      • Almono Mill 19 (Pittsburgh,PA).
      • House of Charity (Minneapolis, MN).
      • Transit for Liveable Communities Office (St. Paul, MN).
      • Temporary Governor’s Office (St. Paul, MN).
      • Washburn Lofts Residence (Minneapolis, MN).

      Work performed prior to joining MSR

      • Harvest Commons, Chicago, IL (with Landon Bone Baker Architects)
      • Roseland Village, Chicago, IL (with Landon Bone Baker Architects)
      • Lucca Restaurant, Des Moines, IA (with HLKB)
    • Project Portfolio

      Private Loft

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      Ames Public Library

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    • Contact

      Kate Michaud

      • Architect / Associate
      • kate@msrdesign.com
      • 612 359 3258