Rebecca Binder received her Bachelor of Arts in English literature from the University of Pennsylvania and continued her studies at the University of Exeter, England. In 1972 she began her studies in architecture at the University of California, Los Angeles, graduating with a Masters of Architecture degree in 1975. In 1979 Rebecca became a licensed Architect in the California and established her practice. She was a professor of Design and Theory at the Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-ARC) for ten years (1978-1988) and was made a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects in 1991.


Rebecca is involved in numerous activities including guest lecturer, panelist, and design critic at universities and architecture forums and design juror for honor awards programs. The firm has received the “Firm of the Year Award” from the AIA, California Council.


Kim Walsh, AIA is a principal of R. L. Binder FAIA Architects, LLP. He has worked as an architect since 1974 and has had a significant role in the award winning projects of R. L. Binder FAIA Architects, LLP since 1983.