Tryba Architects Announces the 2015 Tryba Firm Award Winners

Emerging Leader, Sarah Komppa

Sarah has quickly become an ambassador for the firm and a respected leader in the de-sign community. Her focus, determination and ability to clearly articulate both vision and process have been instrumental in fostering a number of significant client opportunities. She nurtures those around her and is always looking for ways to bring staff together. Sarah’s contagious optimism, professional demeanor and commitment to urbanism are invaluable to our firm, our work and our clients.

Design Achievement, Kathleen Fogler

Kathleen’s creativity sets a new standard for the firm – creating a signature form, focused on attention to quality, context, detail and beauty. Her ability to envision at a grand scale while attending to the important details reflects her expertise in planning and keen sense for urban design. Her balance of confidence, discipline and grace allows her to successfully manage one of the firm’s most complex and politically-charged projects, DEN. Kathleen’s intelligence, work ethic, collaboration and leadership skills in-spire her peers and are frequently noted by our clients. 

Firm Contribution, Scott Halpin

For nearly a decade, Scott has been an integral part of every major project the firm has undertaken. His ability to manage multiple complex projects combined with his integrity, intelligence, thoroughness and resolve has enhanced his role as the firm’s resident construction/technical expert and go-to problem solver. Scott’s passion for mentoring and guiding others is evident in his direct involvement in the professional growth of each individual in the office. He is an invaluable resource for the firm and our clients.

Technology, Steve Harris

Steve’s ability to resolve complex issues on a challenging, distant project at Preserve at Marin has earned the trust and confidence of both a key client and the firm. He brings a positive disposition and can-do attitude to every project he undertakes, and provides clear, respectful communication and a composed and approachable demeanor to the team and to our clients. Steve’s assiduous effort and personal sacrifices, combined with his focus on life safety, technical development and Revit expertise has earned the respect of his peers and colleagues and ensures that our work is delivered to the highest quality.