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Patricia Mendez, AIA, LEED AP BD+C

Director of Architectural Access

Patricia Mendez is the Architectural Access Specialist 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 a member of the Massachusetts Architectural Access Board, and participates in ongoing City initiatives including Vision Zero, Age Friendly Walking, Public Realm, and the Access Advisory Committee to the MBTA.

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). She is a native Peruvian, speaks Spanish and currently resides in Hyde Park with her husband and two sons.

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