Lachin ♦ Oubré & Associates, Architects, Planners and Project Managers is committed to providing professional consulting services to Owners who appreciate appropriate design solutions, quality construction and strict adherence to budget and schedule requirements. Lachin ♦ Oubré was the merger of two architectural offices, John M. Lachin, Jr. AIA and Oubré Associates Architects, Inc., each active for over 50 years throughout the Gulf Coast Region.
The Lachin Family has been providing design and architectural services to the New Orleans area and surrounding Gulf Coast Regions for over sixty (60) years. Michael G. Lachin, AIA has practiced as LDL/Lachin Architects, Planners, and Project Managers for the past 20 years after having assumed responsibility for operation of the firm of John M. Lachin, Jr., Architect. LDL/Lachin, now Lachin ♦ Oubré, maintains a wide range of private, public, and institutional clientele. The firm has been responsible for the successful delivery of numerous project types with specialization in Education, Health Care, and Retail developments as well as master planning and project management.
Oubré Associates was founded in 1957 by James Oubré, FAIA and was recently managed by Peter Fortier, AIA. Oubré Associates has been providing high-quality architectural services for over fifty (50) years. Prior to organizing Oubré Associates, Jim Oubré (deceased) studied architecture abroad as a recipient of the William Kim Fellowship while completing undergraduate studies at Tulane University and his Master of Architecture at Columbia University. Mr. Fortier is a past recipient of First Place Award in the National and Contemporary Terra Cotta Competition. The Oubré firm has achieved acclaim as an award-winning architectural group in church, health care, and educational facilities.
Over the years Lachin ♦ Oubré & Associates has cultivated an understanding of real estate development, construction documentation, as well as contract administration. Most documents are computer generated affording state of the art application, transmission, and retrieval, although manual drafting is still utilized for more specialized applications. This combination of quality control and practical experience is relied upon in assuring the successful completion of each and every assignment.