Tryba Architects names two new Principals

Tryba Architects is pleased to announce that Jeff Smith, AIA, LEED AP, and John McIntyre, ANZIA, have been named as Principals at the 60-person design firm.

Jeff Smith, AIA, LEED AP

Jeff joined the firm as a Project Architect in 2006. Firm Founder David Tryba, FAIA, said, “Jeff has led our multifamily studio for the past 5 years, and has grown into a well-rounded architect and leader. We are thrilled to promote Jeff to Principal, and continue our firm’s legacy of design excellence.” “I look forward to continuing to succeed on challenging opportunities, supporting our clients locally and nationally, and tapping into the incredible talent and passion for creating world-class places here at Tryba Architects,” said Jeff. Jeff brings over 17 years of design experience and project management oversight of mixed-use and residential projects. Formerly on the Planning Commission for the City of Erie, Colorado, Jeff used his background to assist the city with design processes. He brings his exceptional problem solving skills, communication, leadership and a detailed eye to every project he is involved in.

John McIntyre, ANZIA

John joined the firm as an Associate in 2014. Firm Founder David Tryba, FAIA, said, “John is an outstanding designer, and excels at client interaction. His talents blend well with our staff, and we are very excited to promote John to Principal with our firm.” “I’m honored to work with the other firm Principals to continue the design excellence at Tryba and look forward to continuing to collaborate with David Tryba in leading the design studio,” said John. Throughout his 16-year career John has provided leadership at leading practices in New Zealand, Toronto, London and New York. He has focused on complex mixed-use, institutional and civic projects and has a passion for adaptive re-use and urban design. At Tryba Architects John has led the design teams for projects including the Google Boulder Campus, 1700 Platte Street, The Denver Art Museum North Building Master Plan, and Denver Rock Drill.