Trey Trahan is Founder & CEO of Trahan Architects, APAC, nationally and internationally renowned for innovative design and creative use of materials. He is the recipient of four National AIA Honor Awards, and has won numerous international design competitions. He is fluent in all phases of design and construction administration, and has been principal-in-charge on projects totaling over $1 billion.
Trey has served a diversified portfolio of clients and has lectured both nationally and internationally. After Hurricane Katrina, Mr. Trahan was selected as lead architect for the renovation of the city’s iconic Louisiana Superdome. Recently the firm has completed the Owensboro Convention Center in Kentucky, which opened in 2014; and designs for a mixed use development in Zhengzhou, China that includes a hotel, entertainment and retail space with an elevated green space; and a design for the Bengbu City Opera and Music Hall. Current projects include a Master Plan for a 42-acre mixed use development in Dallas, Texas.
Trey was Principal-in-Charge for the Louisiana State University Academic Center, which won a National AIA Honor Award and the American Architecture Award presented by the Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design. Mr. Trahan’s expertise includes work on historic properties and sites including the Manresa House of Retreats in Louisiana, whose 130-acre campus includes historic buildings dating from the early 19th century; Magnolia Mound historic site, whose main building dates to 1791; Cheekwood historic property in Nashville; and a $40 million residential and artists development called “Brickyard” on an historic site in New Orleans.