Worked for 32 years in architecture design and construction
OCA Architects was established by Obi Agudosi, AIA. As the founder, President and CEO of OCA, Obi is focused on providing practical and cost-effective architectural design solutions to clients through effective management. In his prior endeavors, Obi served as principal-in-charge on numerous projects, directing the staff from project inception, through completion. These included projects for The Housing Authority for the City of Elizabeth, New Jersey Schools Development Authority, New York City Schools Construction Authority, Irvington Board of Education, Highland Park Board of Education, Middlesex County College, East Orange Housing Authority, City of East Orange, Township of Westampton, to mention a few.
As Principal, Obi is responsible for overall direction of the firm and relies on his capable associates to execute projects in a timely cost-effective fashion. As the key liaison between OCA, clients, design teams, construction teams and specialty consultants, he ensures that OCA meets and exceeds client expectations while working within the established schedules and budgets.
With more than 32 years of experience in all phases of design and construction, Obi has completed projects in a wide variety of service sectors including corporate, residential, education, public, healthcare, correctional and commercial facilities. He is adept at coordinating contract document development, client interface and code analysis. Obi has successfully completed projects using conventional design/bid/build and design/build project delivery mechanisms that involved construction phasing and fast-track design and construction. Regardless of the size and scope of the project, Obi gives unparalleled attention and effort to creating maximum value for clients. His practical and technical background in construction has resulted in innovative designs and the timely and cost-effective completion of projects.