Ms. Dixon is a licensed architect with more than 18 years of experience involving various building types and facilities. She has been involved in every stage of the construction process and has experience in educational, commercial, and government projects. A graduate of Howard University’s School of Architecture, Ms. Dixon continued her higher education at UCLA, matriculating with a Master’s degree in Urban Planning, with a focus on Housing and Community Development. During her career, Kathy has worked on a number of educational facilities in the Washington D.C. Metropolitan area. She spent several years working on national contracts with Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) projects including Potomac TRACON and several Air Traffic Control (ARTCC) facilities. Prior to moving to government and institutional projects, she worked four years with McDonald’s Corporation developing new restaurants, site planning, designing commercial kitchens, and creating child oriented play areas. Most recently Ms. Dixon has designed civic facilities and faith-based institutions including fire stations, churches, family life centers, schools and senior housing. Ms. Dixon has been certified by the USGBC’s Leadership in Energy and Environment Design Program (LEED), the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB), as well as the Construction Specifications Institute’s (CSI) Certified Documents Technologist (CDT) program. She is licensed in Maryland, Virginia, and the District of Columbia. Kathy served as the Northeast Region Vice-President of the National Organization of Minority Architects (NOMA) for six years and is the current President Elect. Ms. Dixon is active in her church as a Trustee and board member for the Harambee Economic and Community Development Corporation which recently opened a senior housing complex in Alexandria, VA
Graduate Level: Master of Arts in Urban Planning University of California at Los Angeles Undergraduate: Bachelor of Architecture Howard University, Washington, D.C
K. Dixon Architecture PLLC provides a wide range of professional architectural services including Architectural Design, Planning, Engineering, Feasibility Studies, and Interior Design
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K. Dixon Architecture PLLC (KDA) provides professional architectural design and planning services to the Mid-Atlantic area. Founded in 2003, the firm has experience with a wide range of building types including commercial, education, government, residential, and institutional.
KDA is a women-owned, minority-owned firm offering professional design services to public and private clients. Our desire is to provide exceptional service which exceeds the client’s needs. We base our philosophy on the idea that “form follows function” and the ability to provide “high” design on a modest budget.