About Us

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Elizabeth Phelps is the owner and operator of Professional Designs Group LLC of New Orleans, LA. While being mentored by Donald Garland, Elizabeth realized her talent in architectural design and built trust with several clients. In 1997, she began doing drafting and design in her garage. Elizabeth’s business grew tremendously, and in 2004 she established Professional Design Group as a prestigious architectural business.

Due to Elizabeth’s persistence and work ethic, her company relocated from her home and into her current location of down town New Orleans. With years of serving the New Orleans region, Elizabeth has established a loyal reputation within southeast, la. Her clients find her easily assessable, welcoming, and informative. Many who work with Elizabeth praise her well executed plans and outstanding customer service. Whether it is working with the city, developers, contractors, business owners or more, Elizabeth designs with consistency and strives for excellence in order to deliver the best product.

Elizabeth attributes her success to consistency and confidence. When she sees a satisfied customer, she knows that all of the hard work was worth it. When asked why customers should do business with Professional Designs Group, she stated, “I won’t rest until I give my clients the product they deserve.”

Elizabeth is a resident of New Orleans, she has 2 children, and continues to serve her community in a variety of ways. For more information on Elizabeth and how she can meet your design needs, email her at Elizabeth@prof-designs.com.

Curriculum Vitæ
Ana Elizabeth Phelps

400 Magazine St, | Suite 150 | New Orleans, LA 70130 | 504-613-0636 | 504-285-9931 | elizabeth@prof-designs.com

Education

  • Dominican O&M University, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, 1993
  • Bachelor of Arts, Architecture

  • Thesis: Designed Presidential Palace for the Dominican Republic

  • Degree validated by National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB), Washington DC

Foreign Languages

  • Native proficiency in Spanish

Professional Organizations

  • American Institute of Architects (AIA)
  • Building Officials Association of Louisiana (BOAL)

Certifications

  • International Code Council

    Use and Application of IBC & IRC, 2012
    2009 IBC & IRC Wind Provisions, September 2011
    Use and Application of the International Code, October 2003

  • Building Officials Association of Louisiana (BOAL)

    National Storm water Training, September 2012

  • Weyerhaeuser

    Residential Structural Framing Orientation, August 2012
    Basic Facts of Engineered Lumber, August 2012
    Certified TJ (Truss Joist) Specified, August 2012
    Residential Design with Engineered Wood Products, August 2012

  • Georgia-Pacific Gypsum Corporation

    Gypsum Technology and Optimum Application, April 2003

  • Armstrong

    IBC Seismic, March 2003
    Acoustics III: Classroom Acoustics, March 2003

  • Louisiana Architects Association (AIA Louisiana)

    Moisture Protection, January 2002

  • ChemRex

    Below Grade Waterproofing, January 2002

  • Dow Chemical

    Moisture Management for Steel Stud Walls, January 2002

  • Degussa

    Above Grade Clear Water Repellent Treatments, January 2002

  • Finestone

    Keys to Quality EIF Systems, January 2002

  • Won-Door Corporation

    Sliding Doors in a Means of Egress: An Analysis of Recent Changes to the Model Codes, May 2001

  • Louisiana Technical College

    AutoCAD User, December 2001

  • American Forest and Paper Association

    Wood Design and Construction, November 1999

  • National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)

    Life Safety Code, May 1998

Commercial Design, Private Practice Clinic,– Sweet Home Daycare Center, 11,100 sq. ft. two-story building, for daycare and preschool classrooms. Designed paved parking with drainage calculations and landscaping design to comply with City of Kenner, IBC, Board of Health and Fire Marshal.

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