Firm adds project management talent for new lab and corporate interiors projects
TRIA, a partner-led architecture firm with a focus on designing unique spaces for science, technology, and corporate clients, Friday announced that three new project managers have joined the firm. TRIA welcomes Edwin Hargrave, AIA as Senior Project Manager/Senior Lab Planner; Philip Lee, IIDA, NCIDQ as Project Manager; and Lino A. Mancini, AIA, LEED AP as Project Manager.
TRIA’s design team leverages its own research practitioner experience and first-hand knowledge of scientific organizations to bring equal parts scientific rigor and focused client service that result in innovative design solutions. Using both technology tools and a progressive “form follows culture” design philosophy, TRIA holistically integrates lab design and interior design to transform spaces into beautiful, functional centers that help companies thrive.
“We are thrilled to add Ed, Phil, and Lino to TRIA’s growing project management team. Each are highly motivated individuals who bring exceptional design and project management skills that will enable TRIA to continue delivering creative and practical design solutions for our clients,” said Sherwood Butler, co-founder and managing principal of TRIA. “Their talents are a perfect fit for servicing our clients who look to discover, advance, and innovate in the spaces we design for them.”
Edwin Hargrave, AIA – Senior Project Manager/Senior Lab Planner
Ed has more than 30 years of experience planning, designing, and managing complex science facilities for discovery-based research and learning. As a laboratory planner, he has led numerous multi-million dollar projects from programming through construction to successful completion. As a project manager, Ed embraces a collaborative, consensus-driven approach that is inclusive of all stakeholders throughout the process. He is well-versed in the rigorous process that technically complex projects require at all levels and phases of design and construction.
Ed’s portfolio includes award-winning facilities for research and teaching institutions across the U.S., including Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in Woods Hole, Mass., the State of California, Yale University, University of Virginia, and numerous life sciences institutions in the Northeast. Ed attended North Carolina State University where he received a Bachelor of Architecture and a Bachelor of Environmental Design in Architecture.
Philip Lee, IIDA, NCIDQ – Project Manager
Phil brings more than 25 years of experience working on a range of building types, including corporate, hospitality, higher education, and healthcare. Across the board, from large-scale, out-of-the-ground cancer centers to small corporate interior fit-outs, he focuses on designing innovative, purposeful and holistic environments that encourage creativity and productivity. Phil’s projects at UMass Medical School in Worcester, Mass., Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, New England Medical Center in Boston, and Duke Medicine Cancer Center in Durham, North Carolina, have won numerous healthcare design awards. His portfolio also includes Shire Pharmaceuticals in Lexington, Mass., Center for Life Science in Boston, and the New Balance World Headquarters and Athletic Complex in Brighton, Mass. Phil attended Boston Architectural College and received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Design from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
Lino A. Mancini, AIA, LEED AP – Project Manager
Lino joins TRIA with more than 19 years of professional experience and a particular focus on tenant fit-outs of office and lab spaces for life sciences companies. As a project manager, Lino is involved in all aspects of the design process from schematic design through construction administration. He understands the importance of managing his projects, and making sure that there is clear communication and coordination between the project team, consultants, and the client. His life sciences experience includes previously built projects in various locations for H3 Biomedicine, Enanta Pharmaceuticals, Anika Therapeutics, Translate Bio, and Thermo Fisher Scientific. A registered architect in Massachusetts, Lino graduated from Syracuse University with a Bachelor of Architecture.
TRIA is a full-service architecture firm that values client relationships above all. The firm’s principal-driven approach puts our leadership team at the table with client decision-makers, working together to envision success, solve problems and deliver exceptional results. Our lab design and corporate interiors teams strive to learn every client’s unique DNA, and by doing so, we create efficient and energizing spaces that reflect a company’s culture and foster innovation. At TRIA, we design spaces that enable business success and advance new discoveries – in the lab, around the office, and beyond. Visit us on the web at https://tria.design and connect with us on Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook.