Patricia is a partner in the firm of Patkau Architects in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. In over 30 years of practice her firm has insisted on a practice that integrates architectural, urban, social, environmental and cultural concerns. Projects range in scale from gallery installations to urban planning. Project types include libraries, art galleries, schools, sports facilities, visitors centers, community and academic buildings and private residences. The work focuses on the intricacies of local cultures, the specificities of places and the material imaginations of construction.