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Kaplan Chen Kaplan, Architects

Professional History


Partner, Kaplan Chen Kaplan (KCK), Architects and Planners, Santa Monica, CA, c. 2011- .

The KCK web site stated of Barbara Kaplan: "Barbara has designed a series of buildings and facilities notable for their relationship to site and surrounding environment. From her work on fountains and urban spaces at Biddy Mason Park to residences throughout Southern California and other regions of the country, Ms. Kaplan’s design is attuned to the particulars of location and climate, and utilizes materials indigenous to and compatible with their setting. In addition to her twenty years of practice, she is a graduate of Brown University and the UCLA School of Architecture and Urban Planning." (See Kaplan Chen Kaplan (KCK), Architects and Planners, "Our Team," accessed 04/13/2016.)

Architecture instructor, Pasadena City College, Pasadena, CA.


Graduate, Brown University, Providence, RI; graduate, University of California, Los Angeles, School of Architecture and Urban Planning, Westwood, Los Angeles, CA.


Barbara Kaplan was married to David Kaplan, also her business partner.

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