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

Sheena A. Garcia
Associate AIA
Project Designer

Sheena A Garcia is an architectural designer and 3D visualizer based in New Orleans. She has worked for the New York based visualization studios of DBOX and Visualhouse as well as the Los Angles based Kilograph, and she has worked for the architectural firms of Olson Kundig, SHoP Architects, and Bernard Tschumi Architects. Her work as an architect and an artist focuses on the development of 3D media technique as a tool for the advancement of design though representation.

Garcia received her Bachelors in Architecture from the University of Michigan Ann Arbor where she was the departments Valedictorian an earned the Rauol Wallenberg Travel Scholarship Award. She received her Masters in Architecture from Princeton University where she was a Princeton University Gradate Academic Fellow and earned the AIA Henry Adams Certificate of Merit.

In the past years, she has taught design and lectured at Kansas State University, Tulane University and Princeton University in the undergraduate and graduate programs.  Most recently she was on faculty in the Interior Design department at the School for Visual Arts in New York teaching courses on Advanced Design Visualization.

EDUCATION:
Master of Architecture, Princeton University, 2008
Bachelor of Science in Architecture, University of Michigan, 2005

WORK EXPERIENCE:
WeWork, Visualization Studio, New York NY
Visualhouse, New York NY
Kilograph, Los Angeles CA
Olson Kundig, Seattle WA
SHoP Architects, New York NY
DBOX, New York NY
Bernard Tschumi Architects New York NY

Careers

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

New Orleans
Trahan Architects is an award winning, collaborative practice in search of design excellence. We mobilize artistry and innovation to develop thoughtful, refined structures that enhance quality of life. The firm is ranked as the #1 design firm in the U.S. for 2019 by Architect Magazine, the official publication of the American Institute of Architects. We are seeking a resourceful Marketing Specialist with verbal and graphic design skills to support general marketing, visual design, and communications initiatives. You should have solid...
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The full-time Project Designer position offers the opportunity to engage in challenging work within an award-winning, collaborative practice in search of design excellence. The Project 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 with design solutions that are...
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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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We are looking for a Project Manager to join our established and growing design practice in New Orleans. This is a high-level leadership opportunity with an award-winning, collaborative practice that strives for design excellence. The Project Manager will lead a range of project types, in collaboration with our diverse design team. We are searching for a highly motivated 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 and to explore design...
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Trahan Architects is particularly interested in senior design and technical architects and managers who have experience with large-scale, programmatically complex projects, especially those related to cultural, educational, assembly, and mixed-use facilities in the range of $5 to $20 million or more. Senior Technical Coordinators work directly with the firm’s principals, project managers, design leaders, and team members. They are responsible for technical aspects of assigned projects, including exploration of design solutions. They are committed to reconciling the goals and priorities...
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The full-time Senior Designer 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 of our ecologies, cities, and economies with design solutions that are...
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New York
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...
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The full-time Design Architect position offers the opportunity to engage in challenging work within an award-winning, collaborative practice in search of design excellence. The Design Architect 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 with design solutions that are...
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