zelda gleeson   graduate of architecture

kate paterson
heritage and conservation specialist

Kate, a heritage specialist, joined Flightpath Architects in April 2010, after gaining 14 years’ experience in the field.  Kate has contributed across all facets of architectural practice, inclusive of 17 years’ experience specific to architectural heritage and conservation practice with Flightpath and a number of interstate practices, including Graham Edds & Associates in Sydney and Lovell Chen in Melbourne. Kate has developed considerable experience with heritage management and planning matters, including the preparation of Conservation Management Plans, Heritage Impact Statements, Expert Witness Statements, Municipal Heritage Surveys and Heritage Advice.

In addition to her extensive project work, Kate has been engaged as Flightpath’s Heritage Advisor to Glenelg Shire (Victoria) since 2013. Kate has also provided advice on behalf of the State Heritage Unit to a number of councils.

Kate is a valued member of the Flightpath team, she is astute and articulate, and approaches all tasks with rigor and attention to detail.  She employs exceptional research and dissemination skills in order to make informed and rational decisions, while engaging a pragmatic approach to problem solving.  Kate is driven to deliver excellent outcomes for clients, particularly where cultural heritage significance is highly valued. 

Kate balances her work with raising two daughters, volunteer fund-raising work and honing her renovating, cooking, tennis and new-found surfing skills.