People

Bringing together a diverse pool of talent around a single shared table, our company is built on open, ongoing conversation. Founded in 1992 by Trey Trahan, the firm is intimate in size but broad in its scope.  We engage in a collective questioning of how our process and work can contribute to the health of our ecologies, cities and economies. Each member of the Trahan team is an integral part of a collaborative process that enriches our company culture and improves the quality of our work.

Ethos: Collaboration

Conner Bryan
LEED AP
Designer

“Today we must ask ourselves: ‘How do we do more with much less?’.”

A native of Navarre, Florida, Conner Bryan has worked at Trahan Architects since 2014. His experience includes cultural and educational spaces, hospitality and commercial projects, convention and event centers, and master planning. Conner maintains a firm belief in design that provides smart and adaptive responses to human degradation on the environment.

In his past experience at Allied Works Architecture, Conner worked on the acclaimed net-zero Sokol Blosser Wine Tasting Room – the first winery in the United States to pursue the Living Building Challenge certification. During his graduate studies, Conner worked at the University of Texas at Austin Center for Sustainable Development, serving as graduate research associate for the university’s Public Interest Design/Build Program for three years. While at UT Austin, he also won a Design Excellence Award as well as the Blake Alexander and Richard Clark Traveling Student Fellowships with which he travelled to Europe to study and document new forms of advanced timber construction, craft and technologies.

EDUCATION
Master of Architecture, The University of Texas at Austin, 2013
International Program, Technische Universität München, 2012
Bachelor of Design in Architecture, University of Florida, 2009
International Program, Vicenza Istituto di Architettura, 2009

PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE
Research Associate, Center for Sustainable Development, Austin TX
Design Intern, Allied Works Architecture, Portland OR
Design Intern, HHMA, Pensacola FL

Careers

The quality of our work reflects the collective commitment of a diverse and engaged team. Build your career with us.

New Orleans
We are looking for a Project Manager to join our established design practice. This is a high-level leadership opportunity with an award-winning, collaborative practice that strives for design excellence. The Project Manager will be leading a range of project types, in collaboration with our diverse design team. We are searching for a highly driven individual who is committed to the collective questioning of how our process and work can contribute to the health of our ecologies, cities, and economies with...
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We are looking for a professional, full-time Senior Designer to join our diverse team. The position offers the opportunity to engage in challenging work within an award-winning, collaborative practice in search of design excellence. The Senior Designer will be directly involved in a range of project types, exploring form and function, with a strong focus on materiality. We are searching for someone who is committed to the collective questioning of how our process and work can contribute to the health...
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We are looking for a professional, full-time Designer to join our diverse team. Candidates will have the opportunity to engage in challenging work within an award-winning, collaborative practice in search of design excellence. The designer will be directly involved in a range of project types, exploring form and function, with a strong focus on materiality. We are searching for someone who is committed to the collective questioning of how our process and work can contribute to the health of our ecologies, cities, and economies...
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