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Donna m. accardo, AIA

PRINCIPAL PARTNER

Mrs. Accardo received a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Southwestern Louisiana in 1990, she became a registered Architect in 1996.

As Principal partner of Garrity + Accardo Architects, Mrs. Accardo is responsible for all architectural design projects.  Included in those responsibilities are client correspondence, contract negotiations, programming and site development, master planning, design and direct supervision of all contract documents, cost estimating, project scheduling, specification writing, bidding, and construction administration. 

Mrs. Accardo has extensive experience with renovations, additions, and adaptive re-use of existing structures.  This work includes bringing existing buildings into current code compliance, updating ADA compliance, and reworking existing structures and layouts to accommodate her client’s program, budget limits, and long term planning needs.


Brady P. Garrity, AIA

PRINCIPAL PARTNER

Mr. Garrity received a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Southwestern Louisiana in 1990, he became a registered Architect in 1996.

As Principal partner of Garrity + Accardo Architects, Mr. Garrity is responsible for all architectural design projects.  Included in those responsibilities are client correspondence, contract negotiations, programming and site development, master planning, design and direct supervision of all contract documents, cost estimating, project scheduling, specification writing, bidding, and construction administration.  Mr. Garrity corresponds with all subcontractors about all aspects of each project to coordinate all trades.

Through a strategic alliance with Garrity Construction Corporation, Mr. Garrity has accumulated extensive experience in construction administration utilizing the design-build model for project delivery.  These duties include documentation and analysis of existing conditions, cost estimates and bidding, sequencing of construction activities, direct coordination with sub-contractors and consultants, coordinating field inspections with local jurisdictions, and insuring completed project delivery.

 

TEAM


Gina P. johnson, project designer

 

As a Project Designer of Garrity + Accardo Architects, Mrs. Johnson is involved in architectural design projects.  Included in those responsibilities are client correspondence, programming and site development, master planning, space planning, design and contract documents.  Mrs. Johnson has been a key designer at Garrity + Accardo Architects for 13 years.

alexandre l. sixt, intern architect

 

As an intern architect of Garrity + Accardo Architects, Miss Sixt in involved in project planning, management, design development, and construction administration for primarily large-scale commercial projects. Miss Sixt graduated from Tulane University in 2016 and has been with Garrity + Accardo since. Prior to living full-time in New Orleans, Miss Sixt worked as a design intern for a non-profit organization in Lewiston, Maine focused on saving historic structures for re-use and developing a master plan for the renaissance of the Lewiston-Auburn area. For her Thesis at Tulane, she focused in on this master plan and designed a temporary housing facility for the homeless and those with addiction problems. She believes these ideas translate well into the architectural trends of the greater New Orleans area, and is excited to be a part of the change.

 

 

 


BENJAMIN TULMAN, intern architect

As an intern architect of Garrity + Accardo Architects, Mr. Tulman is involved from the preliminary schematic design phase through construction administration for both residential and commercial projects. Mr. Tulman received his Master of Architecture from Tulane University in 2017 and has been working with Garrity + Accardo since. Prior to 2017, he has held design positions at Broadmoor Construction, as well as non-profits such as Friends of Lafitte Greenway and Lowernine.org .  He is especially interested in renovations and adaptive re-use for existing buildings, and hopes to apply this passion to projects in the greater New Orleans area. 

erin m. dizinno, Comptroller and Marketing Director


Erin M. DiZinno, Comptroller & MArketing Director