Elizabeth Ferrara Kraft, AIA, LEED AP
Elizabeth earned her Bachelor of Architecture from Rice University in Houston, TX. While at Rice she was selected to attend the Rice School of Architecture Paris program. Her work experience in the offices of Michael Graves (New York, Princeton) and John Ronan (Chicago) offers her a unique perspective on projects of various types and sizes. At John Ronan Architects she was a designer on an award-winning Jesuit high school on Chicago’s West Side. With Michael Graves and Associates she worked on several high-profile projects including a 24-story Trump condo-hotel in Ft. Lauderdale, Nobu and Jean-Georges restaurants in Shanghai, and a fifty-year Master Plan for Rice University. At Michael Graves she also worked on residences in upstate New York and Indiana. Elizabeth returned to her hometown of New Orleans in 2009 and worked with a local firm on educational and healthcare projects while establishing Studio Kraft. As Principal of Studio Kraft she strives to meet the functional needs of the client while bringing a level of creativity and sensibility to every project.
Elizabeth is a licensed Architect in Louisiana and a LEED Accredited Professional.