Oatman Architects, Inc. is a design collaborative founded by Homer and Laura Oatman combining over 25 years experience in the design of distinctive residential and hospitality projects.

Homer C. Oatman, AIAHomer Oatman


Homer Oatman’s architectural career reflects the fulfillment of a lifelong passion for art, architecture and travel.  In addition to designing some of the most significant homes on the Newport Coast, his resume includes projects in Latin America, Hawai’i, Asia and the Middle East. Over the last 30 years he has traveled extensively throughout Europe, particularly southern Spain, France and Italy, photographing and documenting the indigenous architecture of those regions to compile an extensive digital catalogue of original design source imagery.


Prior to establishing Oatman Architects, Inc. Homer Oatman was a partner and principal designer at KTGY Group, one of the top 50 architecture firms in America (Architect Magazine, 2009).

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Laura R. Oatman, AIA, LEED APLaura OatmanLaura’s architectural career combines over 25-years experience in design, development and construction management of high-end hospitality projects, including resort and urban hotels, spas and restaurants. She specializes in architectural design for the hospitality industry, with particular emphasis on boutique hotels, spas and restaurants that desire a unique combination of both high-end luxury design and sustainable green design.  Though her primary practice is architecture, she also provides project management and consulting services for hospitality developers and management companies.

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