Katie Harms

Katie has been an architect with OPN Architects for 15 years and was named Associate in 2019. Katie brings with her a wealth of experience working on various building types in our region. In 2012, Katie received the National AIA Young Architects Award, an award given to individuals who have shown exceptional leadership and made significant contributions to the profession in an early stage of his or her architectural career. She promotes architecture as more than creating physical buildings, but creating relationships with her colleagues, her clients, and her peers. Katie holds a Bachelor of Architecture degree from Iowa State University.

Q: What inspires your work?

A: Making a difference in people’s lives whether through mentoring or impact on clients and their projects.


Q: Who is your mentor?

A: Everyone – I enjoy learning from everyone – young or old. They all have something to give and contribute.