Co-founder & Principal
BASE Landscape Architecture
Patricia Algara is co-founder and principal of BASE; she is a lecturing professor at UC Berkeley where she teaches “Designing for Difference” a class that looks at the social factors for designing public open spaces. Patricia is a bee advocate whose work focuses on creating productive educational landscapes and healthy habitat for pollinators. She has lectured at various universities and conferences the US and Mexico about the issues affecting bees and solutions through design. She is a permaculture designer and avid beekeeper who strives to apply values that she has learned from the bees.