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Oonagh Ryan, AIA
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Speaker Bio
Oonagh Ryan is Founding Principal of ORA and a licensed Architect in the State of California. Since 2014, Oonagh has led her team to complete an intentionally diverse body of work that includes custom residences, commercial buildings and interiors for hospitality, retail and creative offices.

Oonagh’s holistic approach to design creatively marries architecture, interiors, and lifestyle. She values the impact design has on people’s lives and believes that good design should not be a luxury. Rooted in the unique needs and interests of each client, she synthesizes diverse and ambitious goals and visions to create fresh perspectives and opportunities across a range of typologies and budgets. Her ability to fuse her practical knowledge of design and construction to maximize potential is key to ORA's culture.

Oonagh received her Bachelor of Architecture from Technological University Dublin, Trinity College in 1994. She is an alumnus of notable architecture firms Frederick Fisher & Partners and Koning Eizenberg Architecture. Engaged in the design and architecture community in Los Angeles, she’s an active member of AIA and IIDA, and is regularly on design juries, mentors young women interested in the profession, and engages in pro-bono design work for non-profit institutions.
Oonagh Ryan, AIA