We are an Architect led design firm that has built its reputation since 2009 on the quality of our designs and delivery of projects around the world. We put the dialogue with clients at the heart of the design process. We always take time to thoroughly analyse and explore your brief, challenging assumptions and preconceptions. Our lateral thinking ensures the final design strategy is one that delivers the maximum potential from each site, and a design that is practical, flexible and open to the future. Our creativity lies in our ability to think, develop and visualise ideas in three dimensions developing client briefs by inviting and encouraging response from involved parties as a means to defining key parameters which in turn “unlock” the potential of the schemes.
Our approach to the planning of buildings stems from getting the most out of the brief and site. Innovative solutions in maximising net / gross efficiency have helped develop a prestige for achieving value for money in our work. Our work reconnects people with their environment through the careful manipulation of the sensual qualities of light, material and space. We create spaces that support and encourage the expression of contemporary life.
We are closely involved in every project to ensure quality control and client satisfaction, supported by our thorough quality management procedures. As a result, we have created and built award winning schemes that thanks to our hard work has demonstrated that it has been well worth the process.
Luis Trevino was Educated between Caracas, Cambridge US and London UK. Luis Enrique Treviño's work has a fundamentally interdisciplinary and global approach, based in London and proximately in Merida MX. The method: through extensive experimentation for the development of projects in order to articulate meaningful proposals for today's world.Luis graduated from Harvard’s GSD in 2001 worked with Catalan architect Beth Gali, and continued alongside Herzog & de Meuron and Willem Neutelings, in projects such as Plaza Las Glorias Masterplan in Spain and the Prada Store Tokyo. In London by 2003 worked with Rick Mather architects for eight years exclusively on extensions of museums, Ashmolean Museum in Oxford, which won in 2010 the Stirling Prize; The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, USA; Natural History Museum Masterplan, London amongst others.
Penelope Plaza is a Venezuelan architect, researcher and urban artivist. She holds a PhD from City University of London and an MPhil from the University of Cambridge. Qualified as an Architect in 1997 at Universidad Simón Bolívar in Caracas, Venezuela. Penelope work as an independent architect and arts manager in 2000, developing a successful career in interior and exhibition design, arts management and communications for cultural institutions and not-for-profit organisations in Caracas. In 2004 she study an MPhil in Latin American Studies at the University of Cambridge. She join the School of Architecture of Universidad Simón Bolívar as Lecturer on Theory and History of Architecture and on Visual Arts and Graphic Expression in 2008. Moved to London in 2012 to pursue a PhD in Cultural Policy and Management, for which she was awarded the City University of London Doctoral Studentship when she joined LTA, completing her studies in 2016 and is currently lectures at the University of Reading School of Architecture.
Alfredo Albanez Graduated from the University Simon Bolivar in Caracas. He joined LTA in 2006 with his expertise in 3ds Max modeling 3D projects and later specialized in Architecture and Industrial Design rendering. Model, Texture, Lightning, Animating and Rendering. Post produced with Photoshop.
José Manuel Marín Vela Graduated as an Architect in the University of Granada, then obtained a Masters in Architecture in the University of Granada and in 2013 joined LTA. His ability to understand our philosophy and our design ethos, has helped develop the projects in the office and is a key member of our team.