The Forum presents Architect Trey Trahan



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The Dallas Architecture Forum, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing public education about architecture, design, public space and the urban environment, continues its 2023-2024 Lecture Series on Wednesday, February 21, 2024 at 7:00 pm. The Forum is pleased to present Trey TRAHAN, honored architect of residences, civic and cultural spaces, and Founder and CEO of award-winning Trahan Architects. This Lecture will be held at the Horchow Auditorium of the Dallas Museum of Art. Forum members may attend for free. Tickets for non-members will be available at the door - $5 for Students (with student i.d.), $25 General Admission. Check-in and pre-Lecture Reception will begin at 6:15 pm in the Hamon Atrium of the DMA.

Victor F. “Trey” Trahan III, FAIA, NOMA, is the Founder and CEO of Trahan Architects. The practice is rooted in the importance of environmental conservation, social justice, culture, and the arts. Trahan Architects is ranked the number one design firm in the U.S. by Architect Magazine, the official publication of the AIA. The firm has won over one hundred national, state, regional, and local AIA awards, an ASLA Honor Award, five National AIA Awards, and several international design competitions. Trahan received the Architectural Review Emerging Architecture Award and an Emerging Voices award from the Architectural League. Trey was named the 2021 Laureate for The American Prize for Architecture by The Chicago Athenaeum. He served on the International Council of the Van Alen Institute and is currently a board member of The Cultural Landscape Foundation. Trahan has lectured widely including MIT, USC, Tulane, Carnegie Mellon and Duke. He has also spoken at symposiums and conventions, such as the Architecture and Culture annual symposium at Fallingwater. 

Trahan Architects’ notable projects include the Caesars Superdome in New Orleans, the Louisiana State Museum and Sports Hall of Fame, the Aurora Event Center, the Laredo Convention Center, Chapel of St. Ignatius, Coca Cola Stage at Alliance Theatre, National Bonsai and Penjing Museum at the National Arboretum, The Fundo Pier in Patagonia, Magnolia Mound Visitors Center, Magazine Street Museum, Ochsner Center for Innovation, Holy Rosary Church, Baton Rouge Municipal Dock,  Marcus Sculpture Park at Laguna Gloria in Austin, and the recently announced USA Pavilion for the 2025 Expo in Osaka, Japan. 

Sponsors for this Lecture are Season Sponsors Eggersmann Kitchens / Home Living, Maharger Development / Reggie Graham, Perennials & Sutherland LLC and SMINK Art + Design. Series Sponsors are Architectural Lighting Alliance, HDR Architecture, HOCKER., Kafka Properties LLC, Robyn Menter Design Associates, Muse Integration, O’Brien Architects, and Perkins&Will. Lecture Sponsors are Allgood/Pfannenstiel General Contractors, bulthaup, Corgan, OMNIPLAN, Page, Dane + Thomas Taylor and Thornton Tomasetti.