Trahan Architects Wins AIA National Award

Trahan Architects announced that it has received the 2021 Interior Architecture Award for the Coca-Cola Stage at the Alliance Theatre presented by the National Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA). Says the AIA, “At the heart of a celebrated arts center campus in Atlanta, the Coca-Cola Stage at the Alliance Theatre has been transformed, demonstrating what is possible when a multi-disciplinary team works in concert.”

WHLC | Architecture Growing Bigger and Better Than Ever

For the last 40 years, we’ve brought positive impact and change to communities across the Gulf South through our signature, award winning architecture services. As the industry has grown and changed, we’ve grown right along with it. In that continued vein of growth and transformation, we’re happy to announce the expansion of WHLC through the addition of three new partners in the form of tenured WHLC architects.


Neal Johnson, AIA, RRO, owner and President of Neal Johnson LLC began his second of a two-year term on the International Institute of Building Enclosure Consultants (IIBEC) Board of Directors.  He serves as a Regional Director of Region IV (Louisiana). IIBEC is an international association of professionals who specialize in roofing, waterproofing and exterior wall specification and design.  With current membership exceeding 3,600, members offer unbiased design, repair planning, quality assurance observance, legal testimony and general roofing and other building enclosure management services. IIBEC’s Consultant … Continue reading NEAL JOHNSON, RRO, AIA SERVES ON IIBEC BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Lance Mathews, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP BD+C

Lance Mathews, AIA earned his Bachelor of Architecture degree from Louisiana Tech University with Magna Cum Laude Honors in 2009.  Lance was awarded the Certificate of Merit for the excellence in the study of architecture by the AIA.  He has been a designer with Barron, Heinberg & Brocato Architects & Engineers in his hometown of Alexandria for the past 12 years.  He is a LEED accredited professional (BD+C) and has been a registered Architect in the state of Louisiana since 2018.  Upon licensure, Lance became … Continue reading Lance Mathews, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP BD+C

Campo Architects Shortlisted for Female Frontier Award

  As we celebrate Women in Construction Week and Women’s History Month,  we are thrilled to announce that Campo Architects has been shortlisted as “Team of the Year” among the 2021 Female Frontier Awards: Powered by World Architecture News. Congratulations to our sensational team! Studio Director Miriam Salas, AIA, LEED AP led the multi-disciplinary team for the JW Marriott Savannah Plant Riverside District Power Plant Hotel. Along with Project Architect Janina Scalfano, AIA and Job Captain Katherine Mason, this female-led team forged an empowering legacy for women in … Continue reading Campo Architects Shortlisted for Female Frontier Award

Whitney LeJeune, AIA LEED AP, LSU graduate, hometown – Houma LA

As a student at LSU, I worked for a couple of Baton Rouge firms while in school.  After graduation in 1992, I continued to work for Post Architects for 15 years managing staff and large projects.  In 2007 I joined RHH Architects where I am an associate and project manager.  I have worked on many types of projects – education, ecclesiastical, commercial, research and institutional. Specialties include daycare and K-5 schools. I am a wife and mother of two beautiful children, 15 & 19.  My … Continue reading Whitney LeJeune, AIA LEED AP, LSU graduate, hometown – Houma LA

Business Insider – ‘Movable Green Walls’

How an architecture firm designed its office to make its workers healthier and more collaborative, with movable ‘green walls’ and air quality control Following is a transcript of a Business Insider video. Commute times are up, and face-to-face interactions are down. The average American worker spends about a third of their waking life in the office. So how do you design a space where people actually want to come to work? M Moser, a global architecture firm founded in Hong Kong, designs offices that foster … Continue reading Business Insider – ‘Movable Green Walls’

Richard “Nick” Arcuri, Jr., Assoc. AIA

Nick earned his bachelor’s degree in general studies in 2010 from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette with a focus on arts and humanities, taking as many furniture making and design classes he could. While building custom cabinets and staircases, he was recruited back to his alma mater for his M.Arch and graduated in 2016. During graduate school he interned at Fluidity Design Consultants in Los Angeles working in concept design. He spent his final semester interning at Architects and Builders in Lafayette, La. Since … Continue reading Richard “Nick” Arcuri, Jr., Assoc. AIA