Homer C. Oatman, AIA


Homer Oatman has been involved in the design and construction of custom residential projects for over 35 years.  His work has been featured in Veranda, Architectural Digest, California Homes Magazine, and the Huffington Post.  In 2009 he founded Oatman Architects, Inc, specializing in the design of distinctive residential and hospitality projects around the world.


Prior to establishing Oatman Architects, Inc., Homer Oatman was a principal designer and partner at KTGY Group in charge of designing luxury custom homes and resort villas with projects in California, Arizona, Hawaii, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and Dubai.  Prior to joining KTGY, Homer was the Director of Design for Custom Homes for the Irvine Company, overseeing the design review of its most prestigious custom home communities, including Shady Canyon, Crystal Cove, Pelican Crest, Pelican Hill and Pelican Point.


Homer received his undergraduate education at Stanford University and the University of California at San Diego with a Bachelors degree in Fine Arts. He received his Master of Architecture degree from the Graduate School of Architecture and Urban Planning at UCLA. While at UCLA he traveled extensively in France and Italy studying both contemporary and historical architecture. His design internship was with WATG, the renowned international resort design firm with projects around the world.

Passionate about historically accurate design and detailing, Homer  has traveled extensively throughout the Mediterranean and Europe, compiling an extensive photographic archive of architectural imagery which provides the basis for the authentic traditional design and detailing of many of his projects.

Homer Oatman is a registered architect in the State of California, as well as a member of the American Institute of Architects, and the Institute of Classical Architecture & Art.


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