TRIA is a full-service, partner-led architecture and design firm, creating places that advance discovery for scientific organizations. Our core values of authenticity, empathy, innovation, rigor and trust provide the framework for everything we do to advance our clients’ mission and vision, enabling our clients’ success in the advancement of new discoveries.
Based in the Innovation Hub of Boston, we have delivered design solutions for clients including Moderna, Novartis, Takeda, BioMed Realty and Vertex Pharmaceuticals. Our focus is on creating practical, beautiful solutions to the challenges that meet our clients’ needs across all stages of their business and product development cycles.
Co-founders Jeannie Pierce Thacker, former researcher turned architect, and Sherwood Butler bring a deep understanding of the unique needs of science-based organizations. We connect to the users on a unique level enabling early project consensus and team trust. With scientists on our staff, we combine deep understanding of scientists’ work requirements with the human elements of workspaces, enabling us to approach each client engagement with equal parts scientific rigor and design innovation.