CindCindy O’Hara,B.Arch, MRAIC, LEED AP

Managing Director

Cindy O’Hara is the Managing Director and Owner of Design (Cayman) Limited, Full Services Architectural Practice, which specializes in sustainable architecture and construction projects management. The firm has a diverse team of five accomplished employees who have demonstrated a reputation of design excellence in service for over 15 years of Caymanian professional practice. The practice has an active client base in the following lines of business; commercial, institutional, residential, hospitality and interior architecture.

Prior to opening Design Cayman in January 2008, Cindy was the Managing Director of OBM International’s Cayman Office from 2001 to 2007, which was founded by Bill Bissell, mentor and friend in 1964. As Managing Director, Cindy managed a staff of 12 professionals, and was responsible for construction projects with a combined value in excess of CI$ 150million.

As an OBM International shareholder I was involved in the international management team which encompassed 8 countries and over 100 staff world-wide.

cindy@design-cayman.ky

CindCindy O’Hara,B.Arch, MRAIC, LEED AP

Managing Director

After studying architecture in Canada, France and Spain, Cindy started her career as an intern and became an integral part of the design team at CGMJ Architects from 1992 to 2000, where she left the position of Architectural Production Manager to start her own firm. Bill Bissell recruited Cindy to head up OBM’s Cayman office shortly after which culminated a well rounded career as an Architect in the Cayman Islands working on a range of high quality projects which are a testament to her commitment to client satisfaction and architectural design. Cindy has 18 years of experience in the Cayman Construction industry, starting as an Architectural Intern and continuing in the career to have been fortunate to work on a variety of ground breaking projects which vary in size and complexity.

It is hard to summarize the diversity in the work of Cindy O’Hara which has a well rounded basis starting with meager beginnings designing the Britannia amenities including, the pergolas, pool and covered parking she has a strong foundation in Residential Architectural and Project Management which vary from; high-end ultra-luxury residence Villa Zara located on the Cayman Kia beach front to the Welcome Residence, which was a sustainable eco friendly economical home nestled into the Beach Bay highlands for which she was Project Architect.

cindy@design-cayman.ky

CindCindy O’Hara,B.Arch, MRAIC, LEED AP

Managing Director

Cindy’s technical ability is verified in Commercial Architectural Projects ranging from Cayman’s Largest Office building, the Government Office Administration Building (GOAP) which she is currently the Design Manager and Project Architect, to the elegant twin office villas at Artillery Court situated in the heart of George Town.

Further technical ability includes specialty Hurricane resistant facilities including the hub of all telecommunications; Cable and Wireless One Technology Square, the most hurricane secure building in the Caribbean to Breezy Castle, Cayman’s first independent disaster recovery suits.

Cindy’s expertise in Retail Architecture encompasses, a variety of Hurley’s Group Projects, including Hurley’s Market Place in Grand Harbour, to the design of the first supermarket in East End, Lil’ Hurley’s along with Retail Communities like the quaint Country Side Village in Savannah and the sophisticated Governors Square.

cindy@design-cayman.ky
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