Male, Ireland/US, born 1959

Associated with the firms network

Above Board Construction, Building Contractors; Holl, Steven, Architect; O'Herlihy and Warner, Architects; O'Herlihy, Lorcan, AIA, Architect; Oxford Engineering, Structural Engineers

Professional History


O'Herlihy and Warner, Architects, Los Angeles, CA.

Principal, Lorcan O'Herlihy Architects (LOHA), Los Angeles, CA, c. 2016.


Visiting Professor, Architectural Association, London, UK; Visiting Professor, Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc), Los Angeles, CA. Visiting Professor, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI. Visiting Professor, Columbia University, New York, NY.

Professional Activities

Delivered a lecture on his work 07/22/2004, held at Vertical House, 116 Pacific Avenue, Venice, CA.

He gave a talk entitled, "Amplified Urbanism," at the University of Washington, College of Built Environments, Architeture Hall Room #147, on 10/19/2016.

Professional Awards

The Architectural League of New York picked O'Herlihy as one of its eight "Emerging Voices" in the architectural profession in 2004. Recipient, American Institute of Architects (AIA), Los Angeles, Firm of the Year Award.


He came from a family of visual and performance artists. His father was actor Dan O'Herlihy (1919-2005); uncle Michael O'Herlihy (1928–1997) worked as a director; his siblings included actor Gavan O'Herlihy and the MA-based painter, Olwen O'Herlihy Dowling.

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