MARCUS CALHOUN AIA, NCARB                                                        

A native of New Orleans, Marcus Calhoun, attended Louisiana Tech University in Ruston where he earned a Bachelor of Architecture. During his time at “Tech” Marcus was one of seven students given the opportunity to earn hands on experience designing and building Northern Louisiana’s first LEED Certified Habitat for Humanity home. This design work was featured in the book “Designed for Habitat: Collaborations with Habitat for Humanity” in 2013.

Marcus was recruited to join M3A Architects in Jackson, Mississippi as an Architectural Intern in 2008. While at M3A he learned the value of architecture and the positive impact it can have on an individual’s day to day life. His mentor also instilled the importance of building a world class team in order to successfully complete world class projects.

Over the next 4 ? years Marcus worked as an Intern and then Project Manager with a local Architecture firm in Destrehan Louisiana. He gained vast experience in project management and investment design / build projects, all while completing NCARB’s Intern Development Program.

In 2014 Marcus joined Hegedus Architects in Downtown New Orleans as a Project Manager. While at Hegedus he gained invaluable experience in historic preservation and renovation projects throughout the city and in the historic Vieux Carre District.

Marcus’ past management and design experiences include the interior renovation phases of Louis Armstrong International Airport, LEED Certified Lake Forrest Elementary School in Eastern New Orleans, remediation of the New Orleans Supreme Court Building and several historic French Quarter renovations. He has had the opportunity to be an integral part of Healthcare Facilities, Educational Institutions, Fire Stations, Police Stations, Restaurants and many more public and private projects throughout the Metropolitan area.

He has excellent working knowledge of building codes, standards and building structures as well as the ability to understand how buildings are constructed and the ability to create technical documents that succinctly describe the work to be done. Marcus has experience ranging from $25,000 renovations to $35,000,000 new school campuses. Marcus is a Louisiana Licensed Architect with 9 years of professional experience.