Malibu-based Lorcan O’Herlihy designed the Lexan MacCarthy Home on a steeply pitched lot in the Moreno Highlands of Silver Lake; the house has a dramatic presence. It was featured on the 2004 AIA �Hills of Silver Lake� Home Tour. The house is located at 3228 Fernwood Avenue.
Irish-born Architect Lorcan O’Herlihy has been recognized internationally with a number of exhibitions and publications including the New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, Metropolis Magazine, Architectural Record, Architectural Review, and a book on his completed works. In 2004, he was recognized as on of 8 �emerging voices of architecture� by the Architectural League of New York; his firm has earned 26 national and international awards including seven AIA/LA Design Awards.
O�Herlihy has taught and lectured at a variety of institutions, including the Southern California Institute of Architecture [SCI-Arc], Cranbrook Academy of Art, Michigan, Columbia University, New York and the National Building Museum, Washington D.C.
He worked at the office of I.M. Pei and Partners on the Louvre Museum in Paris and the Hybrid Building in Florida, receiving a National Honor Award from the American Institute of Architects.