About Ramon Trias
is a professional town planner and urban designer.
He is the founder of Trias and Associates, a town planning and urban design firm based in Fort Pierce, Florida, where he works with public and private clients.
Ramon earned bachelor's and master's degrees of Architecture form the University of Miami.
In the early 90's he
established the urban design studio at the Treasure Coast Regional Planning Council, in Stuart, Florida, where he
pioneered the use of Charrettes for public sector planning.
Several successful redevelopment projects resulted for this work, including downtown Lake Worth, West Palm Beach and Lake Park.
In 1995 he became Planning Director of Fort Pierce, Florida.
In Fort Pierce, Ramon
developed a city-wide redevelopment plan, through 7 charrettes, and many workshops and public hearings.
The plan had overwhelming public support and was implemented during the next decade.
Among the key projects were innovative road design concepts, such as roundabouts, and public buildings located at prominent locations, such as a library, a police substation, and several buildings along the waterfront.
served in Fort Pierce until October of 2005.
He is currently working in projects throughout Florida, including Vero Beach, Sarasota, Port St. Lucie, and several cities in Broward County.
serves in the St. Lucie County Planning and Zoning Commission
and the Treasure Coast Regional Planning Council.
He is an adjunct professor of Architecture at Indian River Community College where he teaches history and theory.
In 2001 he
published the book " Fort Pierce, a Town in Florida ."