Intern Architect

Kelly O’Connor

“Great things come from hard work and perseverance. No excuses.”
– Kobe Bryant

Kelly born and raised in New Orleans started his journey in architecture working in small construction and renovation after the devastating aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. Kelly then pursued his bachelor’s degree in industrial design from The Art Institute of Ft. Lauderdale. After moving back home, Kelly decided to pursue his lifelong dream to become an architect. He then enrolled at Delgado Community College and completed his associate degree program in architectural design/construction technology. After his completion at Delgado, Kelly interned at Manning Architects, he gained substantial knowledge in design/construction and key elements in problem solving. To further his career in architecture, Kelly was accepted into Louisiana State University’s MArch program and completed his degree in the Spring of 2021.


Bachelor of Science in Industrial Design, Art Institute of Ft. Lauderdale Florida

Associate of Applied Science in Architectural/Design Construction Technology, Delgado Community College

Master of Architecture, Louisiana State University

Selected Project Experience:

  • Baker High School | Baker, Louisiana
  • Tulane University Goldring/Woldenberg Complex – A.B. Freeman School of Business | New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Café Ursuline | New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Timber Crest Renovation | New Orleans, Louisiana

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