Two decades ago, TRIAD began with a simple idea - design begins with people. Our founders built a firm that puts people first and advocates for their goals by producing authentic, community-based design.
Today, our growing team of partners and associates continue that mission. When design begins with people, architecture is so much more than just business - architecture is stewardship.
Brent Foley is a self-proclaimed nerd with a knack for creativity and an aptness for quality. He owns 9,592 comic books, is an active collaborator in the Columbus creative scene and continuously strives to improve his craft, architecture.
He started with TRIAD as a high school intern when the firm started and his performance and commitment as a designer and project manager led to his promotion as Partner.
Brent has managed a diverse range of project including new construction, renovation, and historic rehabilitation. As a Columbus Business First ’40 Under Forty’ recipient, Brent’s success has been defined by his high-level energy and his commitment to promoting the profession through mentorship and speaking engagements. Through the firm’s ‘Architecture is Stewardship’ initiative, Brent has been instrumental in engaging the community and our partners in “having the tough conversation” around diversity in the creative fields with a focus on architecture, because “it is never just business, we must be stewards."
Brent is a registered architect in 22 states and an expert in production of contract documents (drawings and specifications). Brent manages the quality control aspect of the firm and with the help of his mentor, TRIAD Senior Architect, Bob Gibson, develops TRIAD's project tool kit that leverages the wealth of technical knowledge and experience found within the entire TRIAD team. The tool kit provides a clear path for project processes to safeguard success.
Zach Price is an overachiever with extreme focus and attention to detail. He is a skilled rock/ice climber who set a world record in 2008 when he reached the highest peak in all fifty U.S. states.
His architectural career began as a student on the dining room table of TRIAD founding Principal, Dave Price, as he helped his father with the firm. After graduating from a construction trades program, completing architecture school and interning with TRIAD, Zach began his formal career in Seattle before returning to TRIAD as a partner and second-generation owner. In addition to working in the architectural profession, Zach spent several years as an Owner's Representative managing projects on behalf of large investors in high-rise construction in the Pacific Northwest. He provides focus on the financial performance and operations of the firm, with additional leadership in client development. Zach is the primary lead in our development services.
Zach is an accredited professional with the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED program and makes every effort to incorporate sustainable practice into TRIAD projects. And, as a recognized business leader in his community, Zach’s has represented the City of Delaware on various boards and panels. He also continues to volunteer his time on steering committees and focused initiatives representing TRIAD Architecture and TRIAD Development.