Patrick Donaldson, LEED AP, CEM, CPHC
Patrick Donaldson is a registered architect in Oregon, Washington and Alaska. He has a diverse background working with many building types. Some of the construction types he has worked with include interpretive museums, historical theaters, retail facilities, restaurants, emergency response structures, storage facilities, multi-family, master plans, and single family homes as well as construction management experience building pre-fabricated units on oil fields in Northern Alaska.
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Patrick received Bachelors degrees in upstate New York from Hobart and William Smith Colleges in Art History and Architectural Studies. He went on to get his Masters in Architecture from Washington University in St. Louis. During this time he studied in Europe which gave him invaluable urban design experience. Prior to arriving in Portland in 2003, he spent five months as a volunteer in Nepal, which changed the trajectory of his career. He now finds himself passionately pursuing cutting edge sustainable design with a strong community platform. He is a LEED Accredited Professional, a Certified Energy Manager, and a Certified Passive House Consultant. With a broad understanding of energy conservation and construction methods, he is a talented designer, problem solver, and on-site representative.
Patrick has been playing rugby since 1993 and served as President of the Portland Rugby Club from 2005 to 2009. He spends many of his weekends playing matches in the Northwest. He is also into bicycling, motorcycling, record collecting, learning piano and garage sales.