Katie GreenLC, Lighting Designer graduated from the University of Kansas in 1998 with a Bachelor of Science in Architectural Engineering degree with an emphasis in lighting and Bachelor of Architecture degree. Her responsive approach to architectural lighting is simple, clear and direct. Informed by program and context, her work is carefully crafted, bringing together aesthetic and technical objectives while paying special attention to how lighting integrates into the architecture and the resulting effect of light in the space. Katie is Lighting Certified by National Council on Qualifications for the Lighting Professions. She has been a board member of Kansas City – Heart of America Section of the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America as well as President. She has taught lighting related courses at the University of Kansas and University of Missouri – Kansas City. Prior to joining LightWorks in 2012, Katie was Principal Designer and Project Manager for Derek Porter Studio for over nine years.  


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Current Projects:

Hotel Sorella - Kansas City, Missouri 
37 Steakhouse - Kansas City, Missouri 
Live Blue – Prairie Village, Kansas 
Wichita Art Museum - Wichita, Kansas 
The Kansas City Chiefs Arrowhead Stadium Art Collection – Kansas City, Missouri 
Lansing High School – Lansing, Kansas 
Capital Federal Hall – University of Kansas School of Business – Lawrence, Kansas 
Cambridge North Tower - University of Kansas Medical Center - Kansas City, Kansas 
Campus Transformation – The University of Texas – El Paso, Texas 
Hilton Cleveland Convention Center and Hotel - Cleveland, OH 
Helio Center – Da Nang, Vietnam

Notable and award winning projects while at Derek Porter Studio include: 

Southern Poverty Law Center Civil Rights Memorial Center – Montgomery, AL 
Houlihan’s Restaurant Prototype 
Avenue of the Arts 2003 “Dielectric Screen” – Kansas City, MO 
Kansas City Convention Center Renovation – Kansas City, MO 
Kansas City Convention Center Ballroom – Kansas City, MO 
Municipal Auditorium Façade – Kansas City, MO 
Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts – Construction Administration – Kansas City, MO