Troy Conrad Therrien

Troy Conrad Therrien

New York, NY, US



Troy Conrad Therrien is a partner in the creative curatorial consultancy Therrien Barley and Chief Architect, Cloud Communication Software at Columbia University GSAPP. He holds an MArch degree from Columbia where he received the American Institute of Architects medal, the Goodman scholarship from the Temple Hoyne Buell Center, and a Kinne Fellows traveling prize. Also a graduate of the Architectural Association with an MA in Histories and Theories of architecture supported by the J.B.C. Watkins Prize awarded by the Canadian Council for the Arts, as a critic he has been published in Hunch, Volume, San Rocco and other journals, has contributed to books, and has curated exhibitions at MoMA/P.S.1, the Canadian Centre for Architecture and elsewhere. Trained initially as a computer engineer, he has worked as a creative technologist for Bruce Mau Design, as a research assistant in a human-computer interaction laboratory, and as an architect in New York, Paris and London.


Columbia University, New York, NY, US, Chief Architect, Cloud Communication Software

Jun 2011 - current

Therrien Barley, New York, NY, US, Partner

Jun 2011 - current


Architectural Association School of Architecture (AA), London, GB, Masters, Histories and Theories

Oct 2009 - Sep 2010

Columbia University, New York, NY, US, MArch, Architecture

Sep 2006 - May 2009

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