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Michael Hsu

Founder and Principal of Michael Hsu Office of Architecture

Michael Hsu, AIA, IIDA is the founder and principal of Michael Hsu Office of Architecture, a fully integrated architecture and interior design firm. MHOA was founded in Austin in 2005 and opened a second studio in Houston in 2019.

Following graduation from the University of Texas at Austin School of Architecture, Hsu worked at OMA in the Netherlands before returning to Austin where he has practiced since 1998. Hsu is currently a member of the University of Texas School of Architecture’s Advisory Council and is the immediate Past President of AIA Austin. His firm has received numerous design awards from the Texas Society of Architects, AIA Los Angeles, IIDA Texas/Oklahoma Chapter, Heritage Society of Austin and AIA Austin – including Firm of the Year in 2016.

Michael Hsu Office of Architecture was formed with the goal of producing locally engaged, design-driven architecture and interiors. Notable Austin projects include South Congress Hotel, Canopy, Springdale General, Loro, LINE Austin Hotel, Fareground, Uchi, P. Terry's, Plaza Saltillo, Home Slice Pizza and ATX Cocina, among others.