Patricia Mendez, AIA, LEED AP BD+C
Patricia Mendez is the Director of Architectural Access for the Mayor’s Commission for Persons with Disabilities. In this role, she oversees accessibility and compliance of the built environment throughout the City of Boston. She provides technical assistance and code review for all new development in Boston, working closely with property owners, architects, consultants, and municipal agencies. Patricia currently serves as the vice-chair of the Massachusetts Architectural Access Board, and participates in ongoing City initiatives.
Patricia has been a Registered Architect since 2001 and has worked in Boston-area architectural firms for 25 years on a wide range of project types, including corporate interiors, multifamily residential, commercial, higher education, athletic, historic, hospitality, and health care. She is a graduate and former faculty member of the Boston Architectural College and a LEED Accredited Professional (BD + C). Patricia was recipient of the Employee Development Scholarship from the City of Boston and earned her masters degree in Leadership from Northeastern University. She is a native Peruvian, speaks Spanish and currently resides in Hyde Park with her husband and two sons.