Bedwell is a bicontinental and multidisciplinary architect and designer. She was born in southern Chile and grew up in Miami. Katherine earned her BArch degree from Pratt Institute in New York, and later completed a Master’s degree in Architecture, at the Universitat Politécnica de Catalunya in Barcelona, Spain. Katherine has over 25 years of local and international professional experience designing, developing, managing, and liaising multidisciplinary projects in the fields of architecture, interiors & design. She specializes in high-end residential, hospitality, retail, exhibitions & furniture design. Some prominent projects she has worked on include: The Ritz Carlton Residences in Miami Beach, Illa Bimini Resort and Residences in Bahamas, Omm Hotel in Barcelona, and LaLuz Restaurant located at the Four Seasons Hotel in Dubai´s DIFC district.
Katherine holds three design nominations – Delta Awards: 2007 & 2011, and Designpreis 2009. Her works have been published in professional magazines and books in Spain, United States, Italy, and Australia, and her projects have been exhibited in galleries worldwide: FAD Barcelona, Storefront for Art and Architecture Gallery New York, Pratt Gallery NY, Cooper-Hewitt Museum, Venice Design Week, Biennale di Venezia, and Design Akademie Berlin among others.
She has recently joined Oppenheim Architecture as the new Director of Interior Design.
Licensed Architect in Spain, COAC and Designer. FAD member, Barcelona.