Atara’s skills in master planning and urban design inform her ability to see the overall vision in every project she undertakes, while she also focuses on the multi-layered details of programming, design, and construction administration.
She plays an instrumental role in many of the firm’s most ambitious and technically challenging projects, including the renovation and expansion of historically significant educational facilities and projects that involve navigating complex approval processes.
Atara views each project as an opportunity to not only create a beautiful, functional building, but to enhance the community context. Many of her projects have served as catalysts for revitalization and economic growth in their neighborhood settings.
Master of Architecture, Certificate in Urban Design, University of Pennsylvania, 2004
Bachelor of Arts in Architecture, University of Pennsylvania, 2000