Lorcan O'Herlihy, FAIA, Founder / Principal
Since LOHA’s inception in 1990, founder and principal Lorcan O’Herlihy has sought opportunities to engage the operative layers of the urban landscape with respect to spatial, sensory and experiential information.
In 2008, Lorcan O’Herlihy became a Fellow of the American Institute of Architecture and in 2004 the Architectural League of New York selected Lorcan O’Herlihy as one of the eight “emerging voices” in the United States. LOHA’s commitment to design excellence in commercial, educational and residential projects has garnered 42 national and international awards including nineteen AIA Design Awards.
Lorcan’s professional practice has been coupled with intellectual rigor since the inception of his office. He has taught and lectured extensively over the last decade, including the Architectural Association in London, Southern California Institute of Architecture [SCI-Arc], University of Southern California (USC), Cranbrook Academy of Art, Michigan, Columbia University, New York and the National Building Museum, Washington D.C. among others.