L. Lorraine Jackson

KAI proudly announces the rehiring of L. Lorraine Jackson, AIA, RID, NOMA as a Project Architect at its Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas, office. Jackson previously worked for KAI as a Project Architect from June 2018 to Jan. 2023.

As a KAI Project Architect, Jackson is poised to elevate the company’s design standards to new heights. Her visionary approach aims to enhance internal design processes and overall product quality. With a passion for innovation and excellence, Jackson will foster a spirit of collaboration among the entire project team, both internal and external. She is dedicated to leveraging industry best practices and maximizing the use of all available resources, ensuring that every project not only meets but exceeds expectations. Jackson’s commitment to delivering outstanding results aims to help KAI achieve remarkable design outcomes, all while maintaining a steadfast commitment to budget, time, and quality standards.

Jackson is a dynamic, Texas-registered architect and interior designer with over 14 years of experience. Her impressive career design portfolio includes the new H.S. Thompson Elementary School, South Oak Cliff High School and H.I. Holland Lisbon Elementary School in the Dallas Independent School District; renovations to Sam Houston High School in the San Antonio Independent School District; and new McCowan Recreation and Aquatics Center in the City of Desoto, Texas.

Jackson is a graduate of Kansas State University’s College of Architecture, Planning, & Design where she received a Master’s degree in Architecture. She also has advanced knowledge of many graphic communication programs, including Microsoft Office programs, Adobe Creative Suites, AutoCAD, REVIT, SketchUp Pro, SU Podium, and more.

She is a member of the National Organization of Minority Architects (NOMA) and sits on the Board of the Dallas-Fort Worth Chapter. She was also named recipient of a DFW NOMA Young Leader Award. She works to inspire change as the IMPACT Award Co-chair on the board of the North Texas Chapter of the Association for Learning Environments (A4LE). She is also a member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and an AIA Dallas 2021 Emerging Leaders Program graduate.

Beyond the office, she is the owner and lead artist at WanderBrush Studio, a traveling Paint & Sip Studio in the Dallas area which allows her to combine her passion for people, art and entrepreneurship.