Trio Architecture was established in 2006 with the goal of raising the level of service in the industry in order to simplify and improve the process of developing for our clients.
Our team of award winning Architects, Engineers, and Interior Designers hold the experience, the knowledge and the talent to coordinate all aspects of any project throughout the entire process, resulting in our client’s satisfaction not only with the end product, but with the road traveled to get there.
With offices in South Florida and the Cayman Islands Trio Architecture is currently involved in various projects throughout Florida and the Caribbean, ranging from Commercial, Hospitality, and Multifamily developments, as well as private multi-million dollar homes.
INTERIOR DESIGN DIRECTOR
DIRECTOR OF INTERIOR DESIGN DEVELOPMENT
Mike Stroh, is a Colombian Architect who graduated in 2001, from Wentworth Institute of Technology, in Boston, Massachusetts, before moving to Florida.
Prior to establishing Trio Architecture, Mike worked for renowned Architects for several years and oversaw projects varying from Tenant Improvement, Commercial Interior Design, Residential Interior Design, and Residential Developments, among others.
In 2011 Mike and his family moved to the Cayman Islands, where he established what today is recognized as the most important and influential Architectural Studio on the island.
With over 18 years of experience, Mike’s spatial vision and tasteful designing skills, combined with a real understanding of efficiency, resulting in his ability to balance aesthetics and functionality in harmony. Mike strongly believes that the greatest service is achieved when we can accurately interpret our client’s needs and turn their dreams into a reality.
Raised in Venezuela, Evelyn moved to Florida after graduating from High School. She earned her Bachelor of Architecture degree from the University of Miami, in 2010, and soon after joined Trio Architecture.
As a Project Manager, Evelyn has been instrumental in the development and coordination of a number of residential and commercial projects for the firm, providing a fresh and innovative perspective on design.
Evelyn’s experience also includes urban planning, drafting and 3D modeling. She has participated in design competitions and is fluent in Spanish and English.
David is a Professional Engineer, licensed in the states of Ohio and Florida, and Special Inspector in the state of Florida. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering in 1987, and a Master of Science degree in Civil Engineering in 1989, both from The University of Cincinnati, in Cincinnati, OH.
David leads Trio Architecture’s Structural Engineer division. Prior to joining Trio, David worked as Design Engineer and Project Manager for 20 years. David was the Structural Engineer of Record for several landmark buildings in South Florida ranging from 15 to 50 million in construction costs.
David’s level of experience has encompassed many commercial and residential projects, and all types of construction materials and methods. One of David’s greatest attributes is creating a pleasant experience for the client during the design and construction phases of a project. David strongly believes that good client relations are the key to success.
After completing a short interior design course in Durban, South Africa, Jane fell in love with architecture. She then pursued a B-tech degree at Durban University of Technology and later earned her master’s in architecture at the University of Kwa-Zulu Natal. Upon completing her master’s, Jane secured a position at a top architectural firm in Durban, South Africa, specializing in high-end residential buildings before making the move to the Cayman Islands in 2021.
During her time at Trio, Jane mainly focused on large developments and residential projects. When she is not busy in the office, you can find her diving, enjoying the beautiful island, or indulging her passion for travel. The experience of exploring different locations has consistently influenced her design approach and enriched her understanding of architecture, culture, and space.
Robert is a highly accomplished and versatile architect, known for his exceptional design skills and strong educational background from Nelson Mandela University. Holding a National Diploma in Architectural Technology, a Bachelor’s degree in Applied Design Architectural Technology, and a Masters in Architecture, Robert has acquired a solid foundation in architectural knowledge and expertise as a fully qualified Architect.
Throughout his career, Robert gained valuable experience at a prominent firm, specializing in diverse projects in the Western Cape of South Africa. Successfully completing housing developments, apartments, and frail care facilities, he showcased his ability to handle various project types while cultivating strong client relationships.
In 2022, Robert joined an award-winning firm where he further refined his attention to detail and honed his design sensibilities. His discerning eye for intricate design elements played a pivotal role in creating awe-inspiring spaces. Now, as a valuable member of Trio Architecture, Robert brings his expertise and unwavering dedication, ensuring the company’s values and design philosophies are upheld.
Robert is driven by a deep passion for pushing the boundaries of architectural design and delivering exceptional results. With his versatile skill set and meticulous approach, he continuously strives to create spaces that inspire and captivate, leaving a lasting impact on the built environment.
John is a talented and versatile architect with over a decade of experience in the architectural field. In 2023, John joined Trio Architects, driven by his passion for design and commitment to delivering exceptional architectural solutions.
After completing his Architectural degree in Medellin, Colombia, John embarked on a successful career working on diverse projects across multiple countries. His expertise spans residential, commercial, education, and healthcare architecture, allowing him to bring a well-rounded perspective to every project he undertakes.
John’s comprehensive understanding of clients’ needs and desires enables him to translate their visions into innovative design solutions. With a keen eye for detail and a dedication to incorporating sustainable practices, he ensures that each project achieves a perfect balance of aesthetics and functionality.
As a registered architect with the National Professional Council of Architecture and its Auxiliary Professions of Colombia (CPNAA) and a chartered architect with RIBA, John maintains the highest standards of professionalism and stays updated on industry best practices.
Collaboration is at the heart of John’s approach to architecture. Fluent in English and Spanish, he effectively communicates with clients, consultants, and government agents from diverse cultural backgrounds. This skill allows him to create meaningful connections and ensure successful project outcomes.
After graduating high school in Barranquilla, Colombia, Carolina Hane moved to Florida, where she studied Interior Design.
In 2017, after working several years in various projects ranging from commercial to residential, Carolina and her family relocated to Grand Cayman, where she joined Trio Architecture as their lead Interior Designer.
With over 10 years’ experience, Carolina’s love of every aspect of the design field -including graphics, art, and fashion- has given her a superior and wide-ranging sense of style.
Carolina’s approach begins with a comprehensive understanding of the client’s needs, expectations, and desires. Having worked in commercial and residential projects with a variety of budgets, requirements and styles, she is able to guide clients through every step of the way. She is fluent in English and Spanish, allowing her to communicate with clients, vendors and suppliers from many parts of the world.
When she is not busy designing, Carolina enjoys spending time with her husband and three children. She has a passion for music and art which fuel her imagination and creativity.
Megan holds a bachelor’s degree in interior design from Nelson Mandela University in South Africa. With a diverse range of experience, she served as the co-owner of an Interior Design firm in South Africa, where she worked on a wide array of projects spanning hospitality, restaurants, offices, residential spaces, and graphic design. This extensive exposure has shaped her into a highly adaptable designer.
In the early months of 2023, Megan embarked on a new chapter by relocating to Grand Cayman, where she joined Trio Architecture. Embracing versatility as a key value, she takes great pleasure in exploring different styles that align with the client’s vision or brand identity. Megan’s passion for graphics and branding significantly influences her design approach, seamlessly integrating the interior design with the overall brand aesthetic. This unique blend infuses a sense of joy and individuality into every space that is created.
Carolyn, the Director of Interior Design Development at Trio, is a Registered Senior Interior Designer, and has worked in the industry for nearly 20 years in both commercial and residential design. With over a decade of experience working exclusively in hospitality design, Carolyn has worked on many hotels, restaurants and bars across Canada and the USA. She was one of the lead designers on the Crown Plaza, Suffern NY hotel, which won a prestigious award for ‘Best Hotel Renovation’ in the North & South Americas from IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) in 2010.
After moving to the Cayman Islands in 2014, Carolyn has worked on a wide variety of projects ranging from office fit-outs, restaurants, hotels, to residential and multi-residential developments. She enjoys taking the process from the initial stages of concept development through to the final move-in, allowing her to be creative not only with the preliminary schematics, but also with the design and construction details.
Thais received her bachelor’s degree in architecture in Brazil, with certification in UK and USA. Focused on sustainable design and urban planning.
Through the years, she has developed a wide range of sectors including housing, commercial and large-scale mixed-use developments.
In 2019, she relocated with her family to Cayman.
German is a driven design professional with over ten years’ experience in Project Administration, Project Management, architectural design, and 3D renderings. He’s demonstrated ability to oversee projects from conception to completion, and proven an ability to handle all responsibilities involved in managing complex architectural projects.
Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and inclined to the arts from a young age, German was most comfortable with a pencil and paper in hand. Moved to United States at the age of 18 years old, studied architecture in the University of Miami, where got his degree in Bachelor of Science.
German believes that buildings are living sculptures, seeking to find balance between form, function and the elements, in a seamless way. This can be achieved by aiming for clarity, with the use of simple forms, balance, harmony, alignment, and natural light. When successful, the building should bring a sense of tranquility to the beholder.