Shaffer, Kathryn Marsh

Kathryn Marsh Shaffer

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  • Louisiana Tech University, Bachelor of Architecture, 1988
  • Kansas State University, Putnam Scholar, Bachelor of Interior Architecture, 1984

Years of practice

1979– (estimated)


  • Kathy Shaffer Architecture & Design (KSA)
  • Kathy Shaffer Architect Inc.
  • GLP, San Francisco
  • LDA, San Francisco
  • MCG, San Francisco
  • SGPA, San Francisco
  • Huntsman, San Francisco
  • Brown McDaniel, San Francisco
  • Robert Lamb Hart Architects Planners, San Francisco
  • KMS Architect
  • Dal Pos Associates, Syracuse, NY
  • McNaughton Associates, New Orleans, LA
  • Russell Gibson Von Dohlen, Farmington, CT
  • Kaestle Boos Associates, New Britain, CT
  • Mignone Associates, West Babylon, NY
  • Appleby & Marsh Architects, Wichita, KS

Professional organizations

  • Licensed in 1989
  • Joined AIA in 1988

Related websites


California, Connecticut, Louisiana, Maryland, New York, Sausalito, commercial, institutional, interiors, landscape, public, residential


Projects Shaffer designed or co-designed have won 2 International awards, 4 AIA CNY awards, 1 AIA Gulf States award, and the AIACC Nathaniel A. Owings Award. Shaffer’s work and her work at other architectural firms have been featured in  Architectural Digest, Golf Magazine, The Nineteenth Hole, Travel + Leisure Golf,  and Architecture South.

Because of the long design and construction cycle for major projects, she continues to win awards and recognition for projects she did while working for other architectural firms.