John Trautmann has been named a senior supervising architect in the Los Angeles office of Parsons Brinckerhoff (PB), a global infrastructure strategic consulting, engineering and program/construction management organization.
In his new position, Trautmann will be responsible for architectural design and documentation for the Exposition Light Rail Transit Project Phase 2, which will extend the Expo line from Culver City to Santa Monica.
Trautmann has an extensive background as an architect and urban designer for transportation facilities and other public- and private-sector facilities in the United States and abroad. Prior to joining PB, he led his own firm, John Trautmann Architects, in Santa Monica, for 15 years. He previously worked at several major architecture and engineering firms in southern California. His project experience includes serving as lead architect for program management of the Guam International Air Terminal and project architect for the master plan of an entirely new city of Gizan, Saudi Arabia, for which he also designed key buildings. He played significant roles on the Los Angeles Metro Gold Line project and on an intermodal rail facility in Puente Hills, Calif.
Trautmann received a Master of Architecture degree from Harvard University and a Bachelor of Architecture from California Polytechnic State University. He is a member of the American Institute of Architects.