Cathy Simon is an American architect. She is known for her adaptive reuse and urban design projects, many of which are in the Bay area. She is currently a Design Principal at Perkins and Will. She was one of five founding partners of the influential female-owned firm SMWM (Simon Martin-Vegue Winkelstein Moris), based in San Francisco. She and Martin-Vengue have spent more than 18 years "building one of the nations largest women-owned firms." She has worked on major projects including the conversion of the San Francisco Ferry building, the San Francisco Main Library, the renovation of PG&E’s San Francisco headquarters, and the San Francisco Conservatory of Music.
- Conservations and restoration of the San Francisco Ferry Building (SMWM)
- San Francisco Conservatory of Music (SMWM)
- San Francisco Main Library (SMWM and Pei Cobb Freed & Partners)
- Hearst Memorial Gym at University of California Berkeley (SMWM)
- Oceanside Water Pollution Control Plant (SMWM)
- The Metreon, an entertainment and shopping complex in San Francisco at Yerba Buena Gardens (SMWM and Handel Architects)
- Master plans for Stanford, Harvard, Brown, and NYU (SMWM) 
- Heinz and Lilo Bertelsmann Campus Center, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York (SMWM) 
- Franklin W. Olin Humanities Building, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York (SMWM and Wank Adams Slavin)
- Marin Academy Performing Art Center and Field House, San Rafael, California (SMWM) 
- 140 New Montgomery (Perkins + Will)
- Primate Discovery Center, San Francisco Zoo (Marquis Associates)
- American Institute of Steel Construction Award of Excellence of the Primate Discovery Center, 1985
- Excellence in Design Award / Restoration & Rehabilitation for the San Francisco Ferry Building, American Institute of Architect's San Francisco Design Awards, 2004
- EDRA/Places Award for Design for the San Francisco Ferry Building, 2007
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- "Lost in space: has Sony miscalculated by adding urban malls to its product line?". Metropolis. 19 (3). 1999. ISSN 0279-4977.
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- Yee, Roger (2002-01-01). Educational Environments. Visual Reference Publications. ISBN 9781584710615.
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- "AIA AWARDS / The Best of the Bay / 2004's American Institute of Architects' San Francisco Design Awards". SFGate. Retrieved 2016-10-23.
- "The Ferry Building, San Francisco, CA: SMWM, Baldauf Catton Eckartsberg, Page & Turnbull". Places. 19 (3): 6–11. ISSN 0731-0455.