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locus (n.)

place, from Latin


Since 2010, Locus Design + Consulting has had a simple goal: to help build better communities through architecture. We believe that well-designed places have the power to inspire and transform lives, and that architects have a responsibility to make good design accessible to all.


Founder Lorraine Kodumal Cunanan has over twenty years of experience in all phases of design, from programming through construction administration. A graduate of Duke University and the University of Virginia School of Architecture, Lorraine's previous experience includes tenure at nationally and internationally recognized firms, including KieranTimberlake Associates in Philadelphia and The Epsten Group in Atlanta.  


Lorraine is a Registered Architect in the state of Georgia and is a Certified Construction Specifier. She is actively involved in the local community, and has served on the Board of Directors for Newnan-Coweta Habitat for Humanity, the Coweta Community Foundation, the Finance Advisory Council at St. Mary Magdalene Church, and as a volunteer caseworker for the Society of St. Vincent de Paul.



Grand opening of the new Arden's Garden store in Sandtown 



New Habitat neighborhood set for East Broad

12/3/2020 - Newnan Times Herald

Grand opening of the new Arden's Garden store in Newnan



First look: Serenbe’s next retail piece billed as suburban strip mall alternative

7/7/2018 - Curbed Atlanta

Groundbreaking ceremony kicks off Leuco USA Expansion


Locus wins two Earthcraft Awards



2013 Project of the Year, Light Commercial Category: Bosch Experience Center at Serenbe.


2013 Project Team of the Year, Light Commercial Category: Strippaggio Artisanal Oil and Vinegar Tasting Bar at Emory Point. 

Locus projects achieve Earthcraft Certification



9/6/13: Strippaggio Emory Point- Earthcraft Light Commercial Gold


6/5/13: Bosch Experience Center at Serenbe- Earthcraft Light Commercial Gold


9/30/12: Crossbrook Residence- Earthcraft House

From "Green" Thinking to Great Living

May 2012 - Newnan Coweta Magazine 

Feature article on "green" design and the work of architect Lorraine Cunanan.

Earthcraft House by Locus

Coweta Living Magazine 2012-2013 Issue

Crossbrook Earthcraft House highlighted in article on quality of life and residential development in Coweta County.


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