TPA Announces Five Promotions
“This group embodies TPA’s commitment to design excellence and a culture of mentorship. They have consistently been both trusted stewards for our clients and mentors to their team members. We couldn’t be happier to have this new generation of leaders on our team.””
Paula Peer, AIA, Principal
Trapolin-Peer Architects is pleased to announce five recent promotions, all in recognition of consistent, impactful leadership. The announcement comes as the architectural design firm embarks on a new strategic plan and continues its regional expansion with new projects across the Gulf Coast.
Kevin Barns has been promoted to Senior Associate and Sarah Freeland Simonson to Associate. Raymond Armant, Margitta Rogers, and Blake Kidder have been promoted to Senior Architects.
“This group embodies TPA’s commitment to design excellence and a culture of mentorship. They have consistently been both trusted stewards for our clients and mentors to their team members,” said Paula Peer, AIA, TPA Principal. “We couldn’t be happier to have this new generation of leaders on our team.”
In addition to successfully leading project teams, the group has respectively led the firm’s internal resource development program and young professionals group. These initiatives have created new opportunities for the firm and provided the guidance that allows all team members to grow and excel.
About Trapolin-Peer Architects
Founded in 1981, Trapolin-Peer recognizes the inherent value of good design’s impact on communities at all scales. Propelled by curiosity and possibility, the firm is guided by a simple but sensible philosophy: the solution to any creative transformation is found within the question itself. The firm explores design solutions for new construction and adaptive reuse spanning hospitality, mixed-use multi-family, education and institutional, interiors and custom residential projects.
Trapolin-Peer’s recent local projects include Edna Karr High School, The Sazerac House, Fidelity Bank Headquarters at 353 Carondelet Street, The Julia at St. Charles, and the Four Seasons Hotel New Orleans. The firm’s recent regional work includes The Pearl Hotel in Bay St. Louis, MS, Brent Lofts in Pensacola, FL, and Wellen Park Mixed-Use in Venice, FL.
Photos by Emily Ferretti.