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Los Angeles, CA

Andrea Cohen Gehring

FAIA, LEED AP BD+C

Expertise

  • Architecture
  • Higher Education
  • K-12 Schools
  • Senior Principal
Andrea Cohen Gehring
  • Senior Principal

Andrea leads the DLR Group Higher Education Studio in California. She is committed to design that promotes diverse, vibrant campuses. Her comprehensive portfolio includes civic, commercial, education, healthcare, historic renovation, hospitality, and religious projects, all of which informs her educational design with a focus on innovation as a path for student success. 

"I love coming to work every day and making a difference in people's lives. I am thrilled that I get paid to do what I do because architecture is so enjoyable and rewarding. It's like a great book, I can't put it down!"

Andrea is active within the American Institute of Architects, having held a variety of leadership positions including serving as a Board Member for the AIA California Council, and as 2014 President of the AIA Los Angeles Chapter. She is a member of the AIACC Design Procurement Project Task Force and co-chairs the AIA | LA Fellows Nominating and Mentoring Committee.

With a history of service to her community and profession, Andrea strives to set a viable example as a principal within a global integrated design firm, balancing family life with enlightened practice management, and mentoring young women on family life and career goals.