Trip strongly believes that great design is authentic design. For him, this means being true to a project’s place, needs, and economy. Motivated by the pursuit of bringing this unique thinking to every individual project, Trip digs into the DNA of his work and its potential positive impact. This naturally requires the wearing of many hats – often on the same day – including Design Researcher, Market Analyst, Business Analyst, and Brand Strategist.
Trip leads and integrates multidisciplinary design teams during early project phases to help discover and create true, authentic design solutions. The ink dries fast in the design process, and these early weeks and months are precious ones. Trip is a believer in bringing many voices to the table where they can be heard and influence design outcomes. This involves intense early collaboration between clients, architects, engineers, interior designers, landscape architects, branding agencies, economists, and stakeholders.
This process has helped create some of the finest and most authentic sports facilities in the world, including SoFi Stadium, US Bank Stadium, AT&T Stadium, and Globe Life Field. Other clients include American Airlines Center, Aviva Stadium, Dr. Pepper, Ford Motors, and Miller Park (now American Family Field).
After completing his degree at Tulane School of Architecture, Trip worked in Boston and Austin before settling in Dallas. He enjoys maxing out the step counts and patience of his family on photo walks through the world’s great cities. Between trips, he enjoys home renovation and imbibing a spectrum of dark brown liquids including ales, porters, craft beer and spirits.
Work completed while with HKS, Inc.
Master of Architecture, 1991