Pat obtained her Bachelors Degree in Architecture from the University of Virginia in 1978 and her Masters in Architecture from Columbia University in 1982. After interning with FxFowle Architects and Frank Williams Architect in Manhattan, Pat established her own architectural firm in New York City in 1986; Pat Supplee Architect. For the next decade the firm specialized in apartment renovations as well as office and commercial renovations in Manhattan.
In 1997, Pat relocated to Missoula, Montana to pursue her love of residential architecture and the great outdoors. She worked for OZ Architects for several years, gaining knowledge of the local building community and of the context of western Montana. She re-established her own firm, Pat Supplee Architect, PLLC in 2004, and in the spring of 2007 renamed it Studio Modera, PLLC. She became LEED accredited in March of 2009, earning the US Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design LEED Accredited Professional distinction. With a focus on sustainable, modern residential design, Studio Modera is dedicated to creating extraordinary homes for Western Montana.