Kate Bertheaud joined Waggonner & Ball in 2012. She has been involved in a range of project types within the firm, including educational architecture, historic renovation, and regional-scale resilience planning. She has been integral to project production, and she contributes to many of the firm’s conceptual designs with drawings, model making, digital renderings, and maps in order to convey design ideas to clients and stakeholders.
As part of the multi-disciplinary LA SAFE team, Kate coordinated and led the production of seven planning volumes addressing future environmental scenarios for coastal Louisiana which have paved the way for implementation of resilience projects and programs across six coastal parishes. Kate also participated in the community engagement process as well as the concept design of pilot projects for a range of sites across multiple parishes.
Additionally, her recent experience includes the renovation of the historic landmark Carrollton Courthouse and the renovation of and addition to the historic Martin Behrman School in Algiers Point.
Before joining Waggonner & Ball, Kate focused on multi-family residential and mixed-use at Skidmore, Owings, and Merrill in Washington, DC. While at Tulane University, Kate was awarded the Ronald Katz Thesis Award, AIA Certificate of Merit, and the Malcolm Heard Travel Fellowship.