TRIA Promotes Timothy Nistler to Associate Principal & Director of Project Management

Date

January 17, 2023

Timothy Nistler, Associate Principal & Director of Project Management

BOSTON – TRIA, a partner-led architecture firm with a focus on designing unique spaces for science, technology, and corporate clients, announced today that Timothy Nistler has been promoted to Associate Principal and Director of Project Management. Overseeing a team of project managers, Timothy will work closely with the leadership team to manage the design process, incorporating creative solutions for efficiency, quality, and a premiere client experience.

“Timothy’s innate ability to connect teams and facilitate a consistent and streamlined design process will be fundamental for several new initiatives we are employing,” said Sherwood Butler. President & CEO of TRIA. “He brings a depth of experience and a proven track record of exceptional client service and organization. Timothy has developed strategies that engage and empower teams to work cohesively to design truly exceptional workplaces.”

A trained architect, Timothy brings over 15 years of architectural project management experience to his new role. Serving a variety of high-profile clients in the life science, healthcare, tech and corporate workplace markets, Timothy’s attention to detail makes him a sought-after resource. He prides himself on actively being a part of the day-to-day project activities, understanding the goals and requirements, and bringing people together for the collective success of the project. When working on a project with Tim, clients, consultants and co-workers all experience his enthusiasm and ability to effortlessly connect and organize a consistent and effective approach.

“We are excited to promote Timothy to this new role. His organizational skills and big picture approach will enable us to be even more innovative and efficient in designing bespoke spaces for our clients. Like all of us at TRIA, Tim is inspired by our clients’ missions and the drive to get lifesaving treatments to patients.” said Marilyn Shen, NCIDQ, LEED Green Associate, Managing Principal.

Timothy  received a Bachelor of Architecture from Boston Architectural College. He is a licensed architect and a LEED green associate. Timothy served as an adjunct professor for environmental systems for 10 years at Wentworth Institute of Technology, and he is committed to sustainable design and environmental conservation.

About TRIA
TRIA is a full-service architecture firm that values client relationships above all. The firm’s principal-driven approach puts our leadership team at the table with client decision-makers, working together to envision success, solve problems and deliver exceptional results. Our lab design and corporate interiors teams strive to learn every client’s unique DNA, and by doing so, we create efficient and energizing spaces that reflect a company’s culture and foster innovation. At TRIA, we design spaces that enable business success and advance new discoveries – in the lab, around the office, and beyond. Visit us on the web at https://tria.design

Aline Trindade Named Senior Associate, Director of Interiors

Date

September 29, 2022

Aline Trindade

Aline Trindade

TRIA, a principal-led architecture firm with a focus on designing unique spaces for science, technology, and corporate clients, is pleased to announce that Aline Trindade, IIDA, ASID, NCIDQ, has been promoted to Senior Associate, Director of Interiors. An award-winning interior designer, Aline has demonstrated excellence in implementing client brand, strategic planning, design, and construction. Aline’s leadership style inspires the entire company with confidence and insight that drives distinction.

As Director of Interiors, Aline will oversee TRIA’s overall interior design strategy, implementing our clients’ visions and goals in their spaces. She will partner with leadership to further develop and refine TRIA’s holistic design process, keeping TRIA aligned with the demands of the market. Aline will leverage her overall design approach and attention to detail to ensure that each of TRIA’s bespoke designs is of the highest quality. She will continue to work closely with TRIA’s designers to further develop their skills, being a mentor in best design practices.

“We are fortunate to have Aline leading TRIA’s interior design. She is genuine in her approach and listens to our clients in order to create spaces that align with their mission and goals. We recognize her ability to leverage the skills of other designers–translating our clients’ visions into inspiring and thought-provoking research-based workplaces. She is an absolute delight to partner with and I look forward to continuing to work with Aline to deliver a great experience and design to our clients,” said Marilyn Shen, Managing Principal, IIDA, LEED, NCIDQ.

Aline brings over 20 years of versatile design experience, including life sciences, hospitality, retail, and luxury residential projects. She has creatively master-minded innovative design solutions for both new and centuries old construction across the globe.

Aline earned her Master of Interior of Design from ULBRA Lutheran University, Brazil, and her Bachelor of Arts in Architecture and Urbanism from UniRitter, Brazil.

About TRIA

TRIA is a full-service architecture firm that values client relationships above all. The firm’s principal-driven approach puts our leadership team at the table with client decision-makers, working together to envision success, solve problems and deliver exceptional results. Our lab design and corporate interiors teams strive to learn every client’s unique DNA, and by doing so, we create efficient and energizing spaces that reflect a company’s culture and foster innovation. At TRIA, we design spaces that enable business success and advance new discoveries – in the lab, around the office, and beyond.

TRIA Names Marilyn Shen Managing Principal

Founding partners Sherwood Butler and Jeannie Thacker move into strategic roles

Date

September 22, 2022

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Marilyn, Sherwood & Jeannie at the 2022 ISPE Product Show.

BOSTON – September 22, 2022 – TRIA, a principal-led architecture firm with a focus on designing bespoke research-based workplaces for life sciences and technology clients, announced today that Marilyn Shen has been promoted to Managing Principal. Moving forward, founding partner Sherwood Butler will serve as CEO & President and founding partner Jeannie Thacker will become the firm’s Chief Strategy & Innovation Officer.

“We founded TRIA seven years ago to practice the science of architecture. By combining a deep understanding of the unique needs of science-based organizations with decades of experience constructing spaces and places that enable those organizations to meet their goals, we disrupted the industry,” said Sherwood. “With our new roles, we are setting ourselves up to continue to be leaders in the industry, delivering innovative and high-quality designs to the Boston market and beyond.”

TRIA’s principal-driven approach puts its leadership team at the table with client decision-makers, enabling direct, honest, and open dialogue throughout every stage of the design process. Since its foundation, in 2015, TRIA has designed over 12 million square feet of holistic lab and office spaces for some of the leading names in biotech, including Moderna, Vertex, ElevateBio, and CRISPR.

Marilyn has over 20 years of experience focusing on building better workplace environments. She has partnered closely with key stakeholders to understand organizations’ goals and requirements by developing solutions that advance workplace initiatives, driving positive culture change and outcomes.  She joined TRIA in 2021 as Principal and Director of Integrated Design, with a focus on workplace. She was hired to focus on organizational culture, change management, workplace strategy, and diversity, equity & inclusion (DEI). In her new role as Managing Principal, Marilyn will be responsible for the overall management of the firm, supervising staff and overseeing the development of TRIA’s architectural designs. Additionally, she will work with staff to foster an inclusive workplace built on TRIA’s core values: authenticity, empathy, innovation, rigor, and trust.

“Our new organizational structure will allow us to continue to grow the firm – both through developing talent to provide best-in-class service and design, as well as forging new client relationships,” said Marilyn. “I am grateful for the opportunity to lead the company and look forward to working with Sherwood and Jeannie and all of our employees to take TRIA to the next level.”

In his new role as CEO & President, Sherwood will provide leadership for all aspects of the company’s operations with an emphasis on long-term goals and growth. Sherwood will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the leadership team. As CEO & President, he will promote the overall mission and goals of TRIA while encouraging the continued development of a high performing managerial team. Sherwood has gained the loyalty and trust from TRIA’s clients, with over 90% repeat business. In his new role, he will continue to nurture existing client relationships while looking at strategic opportunities to develop new ones.

Having held senior research positions with Harvard Medical School and The Takeda Pharmaceutical Company before becoming an architect, Jeannie provides high-level leadership for TRIA’s science and technology projects, bringing equal parts scientific rigor and client service that result in innovative design solutions. Over the past seven years, she has developed tools and techniques for planning and designing state-of-the-art facilities that have now become industry standards in the Boston market. In her new role, she will focus on innovation, continuing to refine TRIA’s holistic evidence-based design approach that sets TRIA apart from other architecture firms. She will focus on the rigor of the data collecting process as well as the quality of designs to provide the best user experience for clients who are making life changing discoveries.

About TRIA
TRIA is a full-service architecture firm that values client relationships above all. The firm’s principal-driven approach puts TRIA’s leadership team at the table with client decision-makers, working together to envision success, solve problems and deliver exceptional results. TRIA’s lab design and corporate interiors teams strive to learn every client’s unique DNA, and by doing so, we create efficient and energizing spaces that reflect a company’s culture and foster innovation. TRIA designs spaces that enable business success and advance new discoveries – in the lab, around the office, and beyond.

TRIA Welcomes Emma Pina as Director of Operations

Date

March 10, 2022

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Emma Pina, Director of Operations

TRIA, a partner-led architecture firm with a focus on designing unique spaces for science and technology and corporate clients, welcomes Emma Pina as Director of Operations. Her wealth of knowledge and leadership in project management will allow TRIA the opportunity for continued growth and success in the life sciences sector.

“As our firm continues to support the demand for work and lab spaces for organizations and their scientific discoveries, it became evident that we needed a leader who is charismatic and effective. She shares our values of authenticity, empathy, innovation, rigor, and trust, and I am convinced that with Emma at the helm of our operation overseeing efficient processes, TRIA will continue to focus on enabling our clients’ growth with unique design solutions,” said Principal and Co-founder Jeannie Thacker, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP BD+C.

Emma brings over 10 years of global management experience in the Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC) industry. She has a proven track record of achievements with project planning and management that extends to real estate site selection, brokerage, market research, and operational strategies and growth.

As co-chair for the Mentorship program at Professional Women in Construction (PWC), she champions employee support and development with creative workplace strategies.

Emma received a Bachelor of Science and Master of Business Administration from the University of Massachusetts, Boston.

About TRIA

TRIA is a full-service architecture firm that values client relationships above all. The firm’s principal-driven approach puts our leadership team at the table with client decision-makers, working together to envision success, solve problems and deliver exceptional results. Our lab design and corporate interiors teams strive to learn every client’s unique DNA, and by doing so, we create efficient and energizing spaces that reflect a company’s culture and foster innovation. At TRIA, we design spaces that enable business success and advance new discoveries – in the lab, around the office, and beyond.

TRIA Launches an Associates Program

Founded in 2015, TRIA has designed more than 10,000,000 square feet of lab and office space, striving to integrate people, science and technology into one workplace and one culture. In TRIA’s sixth year of business we are thrilled to launch our Associates Program. TRIA has selected a group of individuals who have each shown a drive and desire to continually push their own knowledge and development as well as the development and growth of the firm. Together these Associates and Senior Associates will help TRIA to perfect their craft while continuing to be an industry leader, designing holistic lab and office workspaces. Please join us in congratulating them on their accomplishments.

Senior Associates
Associates Program

TRIA is Growing!

TRIA, a partner-led architecture firm with a focus on designing unique spaces for science and technology and corporate clients, is excited to announce the expansion of their team with the recent hiring of seven new architectural professionals.

As the life science market continues to grow, so does the TRIA team. The recent additions will allow TRIA to meet market demands while continuing to design award winning state of the art facilities for both existing and new clients.

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TRIA welcomes the following new hires:

Reaz Haque, Senior Project Architect
A graduate of MIT, Reaz comes to TRIA with over 35 years of experience specializing in both healthcare and life science industries. His portfolio encompasses a wide range of projects, including laboratories, medical facilities, mixed-use, and transportation. At TRIA, he leverages his breadth of experience to develop innovative and creative solutions to complex challenges, leading the project design process.

Rob Winters, Senior Project Manager
Rob comes to TRIA with extensive experience managing project teams through all phases of the design process. His experience spans several different industries, including life sciences, healthcare, academic and civic projects. At TRIA, Rob is responsible for leading client management, project coordination and internal staffing, while infusing his expertise into ongoing projects. Rob is passionate about collaboration and creating an environment that is both empowering and encouraging for clients and team members alike.

Aline Trindade, Senior Interior Designer
Aline is an accomplished interior designer with over 20 years of experience.  She has delivered innovative and award-winning design solutions on high-profile projects across the globe successfully leading them from concept to completion. At TRIA, Aline is focused on corporate interiors, working closely with the lab planning team to holistically design each client’s unique workspace.

David Bernier, Project Designer
David brings to TRIA over 25 years of commercial design experience spanning several industries, including life sciences, commercial retail, mixed-used redevelopment, and residential design. Having served roles as both a designer and previously a project manager, he has a unique insight on the design process across all project phases. At TRIA, David brings a deep understanding on the importance of collaboration and project coordination to develop innovative design solutions.

Prodipta Chatterjee, Designer II
Prodipta joins TRIA with 5 years of experience spanning several sectors including life sciences, healthcare and corporate interiors. Her design is shaped by her passion for creating efficient and creative solutions. At TRIA, she strives to deliver exceptional quality work specifically suited for each client’s satisfaction.

Fabiane Soares, Designer II
Fabiane has extensive experience in the design and development of corporate interiors as well as core and shell buildings, specializing in lighting and interior design. Fabiane is inspired by her Brazilian roots where she brings her love for urban design to TRIA.

Yuliya Mursuli, Designer I
A recent graduate of Florida International University where she received her Master of Architecture Yuliya brings her passion for technology to her work at TRIA. She is firm believer in building a better future through innovative technologies and that small incremental changes can have a sizable impact.

ABOUT TRIA

TRIA is a full-service architecture firm that values client relationships above all. The firm’s principal-driven approach puts our leadership team at the table with client decision-makers, working together to envision success, solve problems and deliver exceptional results. Our lab design and corporate interiors teams strive to learn every client’s unique DNA, and by doing so, we create efficient and energizing spaces that reflect a company’s culture and foster innovation. At TRIA, we design spaces that enable business success and advance new discoveries – in the lab, around the office, and beyond.

TRIA Welcomes Marilyn Shen as Principal and Director of Integrated Design, Workplace

Date

March 22, 2021

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Marilyn Shen

Marilyn Shen

Experienced strategic workplace designer joins leadership team

BOSTON – 3/22/2021 – TRIA, a partner-led architecture firm with a focus on designing unique spaces for science and technology and corporate clients, announced today that Marilyn Shen has joined the firm as a Principal and Director of Integrated Design, Workplace. Overseeing a team of interior designers, Marilyn will work closely with the leadership team to expand the company and client base. Marilyn and Edwin Hargrave, AIA, Associate Principal and Director of Integrated Design, Science & Technology will work together to coordinate holistic design across lab and office.

“Marilyn brings a depth of experience and a proven track record of exceptional client service and attention to detail. She has developed strategies that engage, educate, and empower organizations and employees to design compelling workplace environments,” said Sherwood Butler, co-founder and managing principal of TRIA. “Working together, Marilyn and Edwin will lead our integrated design process which ensures a sense of community throughout design and guarantees culture-centric, functional spaces that promote interactive discovery.”

With over 15 years of experience focusing on building a better workplace environment for organizations and employees, Marilyn brings a unique perspective to TRIA’s lab planning, programming, and design approach. She has partnered closely with leadership teams and key stakeholders to understand goals and requirements, and to develop solutions that advance workplace initiatives and drive positive culture change and outcomes. Marilyn will leverage this experience both within TRIA and with the firm’s clients.

“We are excited to welcome Marilyn to the TRIA family. Her background not only complements our unique integrated approach, but her vision and analytical thinking will enable us to be even more innovative in designing bespoke spaces for our clients.  Like all of us at TRIA, Marilyn is also truly inspired by our clients’ missions and the drive to get lifesaving treatments to patients,” said Jeannie Thacker, AIA, NCARB, and LEED AP BD+C, co-founder and principal at TRIA.

For the past 15 years, Marilyn served in increasingly strategic roles at Visnick & Caufield Associates. Most recently, she was a Principal and Workplace Experience & Strategy Lead where she focused on organizational culture, change management, workplace strategy, and diversity, equity & inclusion (DEI).

Marilyn received a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Organizational Psychology with a minor in Art from Wellesley College and a Master of Arts in Interior Architecture from the New England School of Art and Design (NESAD) at Suffolk University. She is a LEED Green Associate, a Certified Professional Culture Facilitator, and NCIDQ certified.

About TRIA

TRIA is a full-service architecture firm that values client relationships above all. The firm’s principal-driven approach puts our leadership team at the table with client decision-makers, working together to envision success, solve problems and deliver exceptional results. Our lab design and corporate interiors teams strive to learn every client’s unique DNA, and by doing so, we create efficient and energizing spaces that reflect a company’s culture and foster innovation. At TRIA, we design spaces that enable business success and advance new discoveries – in the lab, around the office, and beyond. Visit us on the web at https://tria.design and connect with us on Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook.

TRIA Promotes Edwin Hargrave to Associate Principal, Director of Integrated Design, Science and Technology

Date

May 21, 2020

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Edwin Hargrave

Skilled life sciences planner brings extensive experience to the firm’s design leadership team

BOSTON – May 21, 2020 – TRIA, a partner-led architecture firm with a focus on science and technology organizations bringing new discoveries to the market, is pleased to announce that Edwin Hargrave, AIA, has been promoted to Associate Principal, Director of Integrated Design, Science and Technology. Edwin holds more than 30 years of experience in programming, lab planning, and design of complex research and teaching science facilities focused on discovery and collaboration, from programming through construction to completion.

TRIA leverages its own research practitioner experience and first-hand knowledge of scientific organizations to bring equal parts scientific rigor and focused client service that result in innovative design solutions. Edwin will join Lucianna Lucarelli Scordo, who has been named Associate Principal, Director of Integrated Design, Interior Design, in further establishing TRIA as a leader in the design of life sciences facilities focused on discovery. Edwin and Lucianna will holistically lead TRIA’s design team, ensuring the delivery of integrated research spaces and interior design, transforming spaces into beautiful, functional research communities that help companies thrive.

“Edwin’s extensive experience in managing the design process for complex science facilities has been pivotal in TRIA’s continued ability to deliver the best product to our clients,” said Sherwood Butler, Managing Principal of TRIA. “His attention to detail and successful execution has resulted in functional and culture-centric designs for our clients. Edwin will work hand-in-hand with Lucianna, continuing to establish TRIA as a leader in the holistic design of life sciences facilities. We are thrilled to see our colleagues grow with our company and look forward to Edwin’s continued contributions.”

Edwin’s portfolio includes Ivy League institutions such as Yale and Dartmouth College, and other notable academic research facilities such as the University of Virginia and Tufts University. Edwin received a Bachelor of Architecture and a Bachelor of Environmental Design in Architecture from North Carolina State University. He is a member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and has received multiple awards for his designs, including the AIA New England Merit Awards for Design Excellence, and Lab of the Year in recognition of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.

About TRIA

TRIA practices the science of architecture. We combine a deep understanding of the unique needs of science-based organizations with decades of experience constructing spaces and places that enable those organizations to meet their goals. Using a principal-driven approach, we partner closely with clients to enable business success and advance new discoveries, in the lab and across the organization. Visit us on the web at http://tria.design/ and connect with us on Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook.

Intern Interview: Zuzana Jurova

Date

December 19, 2019

Zuzana Jurova

What is the best advice you received?

The best advice I received from one of my coworkers was that I should say my opinions out loud – and not to be afraid to think. It might sound like a cliché but in the beginning of the internship everything is a bit intimidating. The higher-ups seem like unreachable authorities and you often find yourself blindly following orders, not understanding what is going on. If no one asks, it can be nerve-wracking to share your opinion as an intern – but as I became friends with my coworkers, that dissipated. It is good to double check things, speak up, ask for clarification and contribute to the discussions. You might be surprised how much people appreciate hearing your opinion. It helps you learn and grow to participate in design decision making.

What is your favorite part of the job?

In the beginning I was often jumping around between projects, not knowing what they were about and only helping with small parts. After couple of weeks I was assigned to a project that I continued working on for the rest of my internship. I think it is worth mentioning that by working with one team consistently in pursuit of a common design made me feel very included. I am very glad to have contributed to the project and seeing it progress as we worked together – it was one of my favorite feelings.

What is a notable challenge you faced, and how did you overcome it?

There were multiple challenges I faced with this internship, such as living in a new environment and getting to experience a different way of life across the “pond” (where imperial system rules all.) However, I must admit, the welcoming atmosphere at TRIA made the process of settling down much easier. I had never worked in such a large office, and I appreciated that there was always something to do, whether it was the lunch and learns, or the various events TRIA hosted. I think the biggest challenge for me was to level up my Revit skills, in addition to understanding the professional architectural terminology. Even though I don’t have any problem on a communications level, some terminology regarding our profession can be tricky if you’ve never used it before. But what I liked about TRIA is that an answer is only one question away and everyone is willing to help.

Has working at TRIA changed your opinion of your field of study? How?

I’ve never worked in a company that specialized in a specific type of project. But from this experience it became clear that architects hold a lot more responsibility than just the initial sketch of a design. In school, they talk about the profession almost philosophically, as though the design is paramount and a direct path to a Pritzker prize – but in reality you have to go through the steps and work to actualize your idea. There are a lot of different components and I learned that opportunities with this profession are endless. There isn’t only one way to go.

What do you wish you had more exposure to during your time here?

From the beginning of my internship I really wanted to go out to a site visit and see the progress of a project. That only happened once during my stay here and that was probably the only thing I wish I had a chance to experience more often. That one time I went to the project site I learned so much and I really believe that if I had a chance to visit the site I was working on for two months, it would have helped me understand the project more. It helps illustrate our design when you see it in person versus just on a piece of paper.

What is your fondest TRIA-related memory?

One of my fondest memories of TRIA would be the night out at the IIDA Fashion Show. I loved seeing the team enjoying each other’s company outside of the office and work on something that unites them even more. Because the fashion show wasn’t only one night, it followed many evenings of hard work on costumes and time spent together. But TRIA offered events and opportunities throughout the whole year that made getting to know your coworkers much easier. I loved spending time with my colleagues at Lunch and Learns, the Thanksgiving lunch, volunteering for Christmas decorating the Italian Home for Children, and the TRIA holiday party.

Intern Interview: Tarida Choeimalai

Date

August 14, 2019

Tarida Choeimalai

What is the best advice you received?

Working in the “real world” is totally different from my experience in school and this internship allowed me to see how architects really work. It’s not only about designing aesthetic spaces – the work must match the client’s needs. By assisting with multiple projects, I realized how extensive the process behind each project is; even though all the moving parts were a bit much at first, it challenged me to learn and expand outside of areas I had previously worked in. The TRIA team was always very helpful and kindly gave me advice on matters my education didn’t cover. It wasn’t necessarily any one piece of advice in particular, but over my time here everyone has imparted a little bit of their experience to me.

What is your favorite part of the job?

On Friday mornings, everyone has breakfast together and shares stories, which helped me to meet everyone when I first started. Comparing it to experience in Thailand, the office is much more close-knit – like a small family. The culture here is very friendly and fun but still manages to maintain a good balance of professionalism. At first, I was worried to ask questions because I was so inexperienced and didn’t want to bother anyone with stupid questions, however, everyone was very supportive and encouraging when I was exploring new topics and didn’t understand something. By surrounding myself with the years of experience here and witnessing the design process, I‘ve been able to delve into many new topics I would not have otherwise been exposed to. The Lunch and Learn especially has been super helpful: I learned a lot about lab designing, code plans, equipment matrixes, etc., which I couldn’t learn from school.

What is a notable challenge you faced, and how did you overcome it?

Working on multiple projects at once without proper organizational strategies was confusing at first. I had to learn how to assess each project in terms of how much work it required and the urgency of the deadline to efficiently plan my weeks and days. At first, working with the design team, I was scared to share my opinion but after a week of working at TRIA I became more confident, because people would listen and continue to develop my thought process. I realized that even though I have less experience than others my opinion is important, because I gain more experience discussing it, and this will make me a better architect in the future. Gaining this confidence also helped when it came to my workload: as small as it sounds, I learned not to just say yes to anyone with a new job, but rather, to tell them that I would get to them as soon as I had completed the task at hand.

Has working at TRIA changed your opinion of your field of study? How?

I thought that being an architect meant designing spaces based on your personal preferences but after working here, I realize that most of the design depends on what clients prefer. Sometimes, I feel frustrated that we need to keep changing the drawings, but I remind myself to be patient, and that the iterations offer further design experience and will make me a better architect. When I return to school, I think this experience will continue to influence me, because I am more likely to create multiple options for an assignment and compare them, rather than complete a single design I like.

What do you wish you had more exposure to during your time here?

I wish I could have focused on one project, rather than jumping around so much, because I would have liked to deepen my understanding of how the schematic design process plays out. However, I also learned a lot from balancing multiple projects, since I got to see many different designs and solve new problems for each project. Moreover, I had the opportunity to work with everyone in the firm, which will make my work with other teams in the future easier.

What is your fondest TRIA-related memory?

The TRIA team made me feel welcomed and comfortable from day one, and I feel super thankful for everyone that kindly helped me develop my architectural and professional skills. I really like how people treat each other in this firm and take the time to sit down and get to know each other more. It’s been a huge opportunity for me to work overseas in the architectural field, and I’ve enjoyed it a lot.

What is a skill you learned or honed while working at TRIA?

Revit – though Google helped a lot with the small questions on the way. I definitely got better at presenting projects and the process behind them, as well as the details behind construction. I was a part of client meetings, and actively participated in TRIA meetings, which made me feel like I was part of the team, not just an intern.