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Anna Ives

Lecturer

Campus Box 1079
Biography 

Anna B. F. Ives, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP, CDT, is the managing partner of patterhn ives, llc, and a lecturer in architecture at Washington University. She has a diverse portfolio of award-winning work focusing on arts, education, and community. Ives approaches teaching and project work with criticality, rigor, patience, and persistence, finding the complement of the two pursuits essential. With degrees from Bryn Mawr College and Columbia University, her education and background brings considerable depth to the practice of architecture. Prior to her graduate education, she studied Chinese history with a focus on economics. Compositing these interests, her thesis investigated advanced international economics as it pertains to Chinese banking and lending policies. Ives worked in offices in New York, Philadelphia, and St. Louis prior to founding patterhn ives with partners Eric Hoffman and Tony Patterson.

In 2009 Ives was among 30 outstanding St. Louis-area business professionals selected by the St. Louis Business Journal to receive a 30 Under 30 Award. Her thoughtful approach to design balanced with her innate ability in management and language consistently garners trust and appreciation among clients and colleagues.