1. The ancient Roman architect Vitruvius
defined good architecture in the first century A.D. as that which
provides Firmitas (structural strength), Utilitas (usefulness), and
Venustas (beauty). These three principles are included in all great
works throughout the history of architecture.
One form of the Latin number
three is tria.
2. In ancient Greece, the use of three
orders, or styles, of columns were used on all great temples of
the period. The first were the simple, strong Doric columns, then the more slender
and elegant Ionic columns, and finally the incredibly ornate Corinthian columns.
The Greek word for
the number three is tria.
3. It is said that a
team is successful when the whole is greater than the sum of the parts.
Tria brings together three very talented partners that feed off each
other to provide a better service to our clients.
The British Order of
the Bath coined the motto "tria juncta in uno" or "three joined into