Katharine Santalla

Katharine Santalla

New York, NY, US



Hi, I'm Katharine. I am a Connecticut "transplant" living in New Jersey.  I love NJ, but not as much as I love NYC!  I love all aspects of design and I am obsessed with my camera and exploring. 


Kenneth Park Architects, New York, NY, US, Project Manager

- Creating construction documents for permitting, landlord review, bid, and construction from client design
development packages, with minimal supervision in a fast-paced work environment.
- Leading Landlord/MEP/Client/Consultant/Construction and internal team coordination during CD development and construction phase.
- Performing on-site visits to inspect general compliance with design intent and construction documents as well as preparing reports for client review.
- RFI, Submittals, Millwork and Shop drawing review/approval.

May 2012 - current

Woolley Morris Architects, Princeton, NJ, Junior Architect/Intern Architect

My responsibilities at WMA include a wide range of tasks, specifically: schematic design, design development, construction documents, project management, 3d rendering, presentation graphics and general office management. Our current projects at WMA range from 1,000sf - 270,000sf and include: master planning, facade and interior renovations, healthcare, housing and hospitality.

My involvement in key projects include:
Cheney Hall: Schematic Design-Construction Documents (Project completed Fall 2011)
Waverchak Residence: Interior Rendering, Design Development, Construction Documents
SUNY Oswego: Pathfinder, Littlepage, Cayuga, and Oneida Hall: Feasibility study coordination, facade and courtyard renovation and renderings (Autocad and Photoshop)
SUNY Cortland: Neubig Hall - Schematic Design, Design Development, Construction Documents, Interior Renderings (Sketchup)
SUNY Cortland: Cheney Hall Dormitory: Schematic Design, Design Development, Construction Documents
Jupiter Hotel: Schematic Design, Basic mass and site rendering
Syracuse Surgical Center: Schematic Design, Design Development, Construction Documents, Interior Rendering, Consultant Coordination (Construction in Progress)
Montgomery Promenade: Master Plan and Main Street Building Design, Construction Documents, Site Renderings (Sketchup+Podium+Photoshop), Project Management/Client/Consultant Coordination of 270,000sf site. (In-Progress)

Dec 2009 - May 2012


Roger Williams University, MArch, School of Architecture, Art, and Historic Preservation

Bachelor of Science/Master of Architecture dual degree
Minors: Business, Art and Architectural History

Aug 2004 - May 2009

Areas of Specialization