Espiritu Loci was founded by Trevor Barger in 1997. Trevor received a Bachelor of Science in Design, focusing on Housing and Urban Development, from Arizona State University in 1995. He earned a Masters of Science in Planning from the University of Arizona in 1997.
Trevor has formally studied urban design around the country and around the world, in such places as Mexico, Italy, Denmark, Sweden, Switzerland, Austria, France, Spain, Germany, England and Canada. His studies abroad focused on the cultures and design techniques used in other countries to solve urban issues. He is an accomplished and certified planner, having worked on the projects that stretch to provide wonderful places for modern families to experience life.
His works include numerous award winning master planned communities in Arizona, Colorado, Wisconsin and Hawaii, urban development projects in Arizona, All Saints Catholic Newman Center’s Urban Community at Arizona State University, the Phoenix Zoo, Seawater Farms in Hermosillo Mexico, the expansion of the Petrified Forest National Park, Navajo and Apache Counties (AZ) comprehensive plans, and long range plans for large ranch holdings in Arizona and New Mexico.
He is a member of the American Planning Association(APA), the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP), the Urban Land Institute (ULI) and co-chair of its Arizona Technical Advisory Panel (AzTAP) committee, secretary of Childsplay’s Board of Trustee’s, and a commissioner on the City of Tempe (AZ) Neighborhood Advisory Commission.