Barras Architects
Design Philosophy

Barras Architects believes that the architectural design and construction process involves teamwork between client, designer and builder. To have a project reach its greatest potential each team member must recognize the potential and the limitations offered by the site, the budget, and the schedule. The client's needs and aspirations are primary in the process along with the realization that the special quality of the human spirit be expressed in the built project.

Shannon Barras
AIA, NCARB, LEED AP, Vice President

Shannon has a wide range of design and management experience in projects including residential, educational, retirement, affordable housing, and commercial design. She holds a Masters of Architecture from Virginia Polytechnic Institute, studied undergraduate architecture at University of Southwest Louisiana, and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Advertising and Journalism from Louisiana State University.

Shannon is a member of the American Institute of Architects, holds a National Council of Architects Registration Board certificate. She is a LEED Accredited Professional who works on several committees with the US Green Building Council and is currently Treasurer on Charlottesville's Green Building Council, the JRGBC.

Contact Barras Architects

Shannon Barras
921 Harding Street
Lafayette, Louisiana  70503
Phone: 337-267-3400
Fax: 337-267-3475


Service Area

Services provided in:
  • Lafayette Parish, Louisiana

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