Trenton Van Epps

Trenton Van Epps

Buffalo, NY, US



Trenton Van Epps is a 2014 graduate from the University at Buffalo’s program in Architecture. His interests are grounded in an exploration of politics and economics in architecture, proposing alternative methods for living in a changing world. Currently looking for opportunities to develop his knowledge of professional practice, Trenton continues his own inquiries into proposals that provide lasting beneficial impact. 


Architectural Resources P.C., Buffalo, NY, US, Architectural Intern

Project coordination, architectural visualizations (renders and other 2D graphics), Revit modeling, site and building surveying, construction documents, construction administration, proposals (RFP, RFQ), full-scale mock ups, marketing. Worked with firm principals, project architects / managers and other interns on production for projects in all stages of development.

Sep 2014 - Sep 2015

B/A+P Solar Decathlon Proposal, Buffalo, Communications Designer

Designed a website and branding. Assisted with scheme competition design development. Worked on advancing research in transportation, competition logistics and fundraising strategies. Assembled home in Irvine, California for competition - 2nd place overall finish.

May 2014 - Aug 2014

Smith + Associates Architecture, Rochester, NY, US, Intern Architect

Completed site surveys + documentation, renders, existing floor plans, created concept boards. Worked directly with project managers and firm principal to prepare client presentations.

Jun 2012 - Aug 2012


School of Architecture & Planning, Buffalo, NY, Bachelors, Architecture

Aug 2010 - May 2014

Monroe Community College, Rochester, NY, US, General Studies

Sep 2009 - May 2010


Chancellor's Award for Student Excellence, Award

The Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence honors State University of New York students who have best demonstrated and been recognized for their integration of academic excellence with other aspects of their lives, which may include leadership, campus involvement, athletics, career achievement, community service or creative and performing arts.


Design Excellence Award, Award

Given to students who excel in the area of creative studio design and working methods.


Hyatt's Student Excellence Award, Award

Given to a Freshman Architecture student demonstrating academic excellence and design rigor.


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