A Collection in
Collection Number Ms2001-032
Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State UniversityContact Information:
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Processed by: Susan Conway, July 2001, Special Collections Staff
2009 By Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. All rights reserved.
Collection is open to research.
Permission to publish material from the Patricia Patkau Papers must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.
Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Patricia Patkau Papers, Ms2001-032 , Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.
Processed by Susan Conway in July 2001.
The Patricia Patkau Papers were added to the IAWA Small Collections Ms2009-054 in September 2009.
Patricia Patkau was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada in 1950. Her education began at the University of Manitoba where she received her Bachelor of Interior Design in 1973. Patkau went on to get her Master of Architecture degree from Yale University in 1978.
Patkau has been affiliated with various universities such as Washington University and Harvard University. Presently she is an Associate Professor at the British Columbia School of Architecture. Since 1978 Patkau has been Principal of Patkau Architects, which she founded with her husband. The firm's work includes the Canadian Clay and Glass Gallery in Waterloo, Ontario; Strawberry Vale School; Nursing and Biomedical Sciences Building, University of Texas, Houston; and the Seabird Island School.
The Patricia Patkau Papers include a book entitled Patkau Architects written in 1997, as well as a résumé from the firm and an extensive project list in Patricia Patkau's curriculum vitae.