We are pleased to announce the promotion of our new Senior Associates. These three talented architects have each accomplished a significant, high-quality body of work at Tryba and have demonstrated a commitment to learning, growth and leadership in the firm and in the community.
Brent Bartels, AIA
Brent joined Tryba Architects in 2021 and has quickly emerged as a valued and talented leader within the practice. Offering an insightful perspective on the interrelationship between architecture and urban planning, he currently holds a leading role in several of the firm's large mixed-use projects including CoorsTek Ninth Street Redevelopment and Five Points Larimer & Lawrence. Principal John McIntyre commended Brent for his calm, focused and collaborative leadership style and his ability to drive projects to technical resolution while navigating complex zoning, design and documentation processes. "Brent's deep expertise and experience with integrated project delivery has proved invaluable for our project teams and clients as we continue our legacy of high quality design in an increasingly challenging construction environment," said McIntyre.
Christine Fronczak, AIA
Since joining Tryba Architects in 2013, Christine has been key to the design and construction of a variety of projects across the country including multi-family, cultural and workplace. With her unique combination of design and business skills, Christine has emerged as a leader and expert in the firm's multi-family residential design studio, from smaller renovations to large-scale projects such as the nationally-recognized Parc Mosaic Apartment Homes. "We recognize Christine for her dedication to our principles, our craft, and our collective service to our clients and community," said Lead Design Principal David Tryba, FAIA. Christine stands out for her outstanding work ethic, collaborative approach and willingness to take on complex and challenging projects with an attitude of positivity and grace.
Daniel Nelson, AIA
Danny has demonstrated a strong dedication to high quality, sustainable design and utilizes his considerable talents and skills in support of a number of organizations, neighborhoods and communities. "Danny is a talented designer, emerging leader, mentor to early-career professionals and firm ambassador," notes Principal Bill Moon. With Tryba since 2017, Danny served as project architect for the award-winning Buell Public Media Center and is now leading the design for the Western Stock Show Association Legacy Building in Denver. In addition, Danny leads the firm's sustainability measures and has been active in testing and implementing new tools and practices. He has also served in various committee roles with the AIA's Denver chapter.
Left to right: new Associates Derek Soule, AIA (Architecture), Callie Powell, NCIDQ (Interior Design), Amy Zimmer (Communications) and Ivan Patino (Architecture).