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Adrian Cohen

FAIA, LEED AP BD+C

Expertise

  • Architecture
  • Civic
  • Higher Education
  • Senior Principal
  • California Region Leader
Adrian Cohen
  • Senior Principal
  • California Region Leader
"I love the fact that I can participate in a very positive process and outcome, and deliver wonderful new and creative environments."

Adrian is a member of the firm's senior leadership team and California Region Leader. In this role he is responsible for operations in California and DLR Group locations in Los Angeles, Riverside, Sacramento, and San Francisco. Adrian has more than 35 years of experience in the Southern California market across a variety of project types including senior living, healthcare, higher education, and K-12 education.

Adrian is a past president of the Southern California Chapter of the Construction Management Association of America (CMAA) and continues to be active on its board. He has served as a board member of the American Institute of Architects California Council, as secretary of the AIA Los Angeles Chapter, and as chair of the International Practice Committee for AIA|LA. Adrian is frequently invited to be a guest lecturer on the subject of architectural practice at various southern California colleges and universities.

"DLR Group is a leadership culture, and I appreciate our leaders’ ability to guide a team through difficult issues to resolution."

As an active member of his community, Adrian committed DLR Group as a supporter of the Business Buddies Workplace Program with the Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Greater Los Angeles. The program provides positive role models, exposure to architecture in the community, and has a dramatically positive impact in improving the lives of at-risk youth. Adrian also served as president for The Guardians of the Jewish Home for the Aging, and is passionate about causes that support the elderly.