Jiayur Hsu

Principal / Founder, United States

Experience:

2015-Current

Circube Inc. (HK, TPE) Founder

2001-Current

Formfactory design, inc (NYC, DC,SF) Founder

2013-2017

PTW Architects, Sydney Director

2006-2011

CCDI, New York Director

1999-2001

Michael Graves & Associates, New York

1997-1999

ARO

1994-1997

Ralph Rapson & Associates 

1993-1995

Tuner Construction  T&C 85 Construction site Intern

Ms. Hsu, the founder of Circube Limited, is  an award-winning designer who has completed successful projects in Asia, Europe, and the United States over the past 25 years. 
Her extensive experience in architectural design encompasses a wide range of building types including Culture, Sports, Mixed use, Transportation, Residential, Office, Retail, Entertainment facility. 
Whatever the development sectors, Jiayur, being an American Chinese, brings to each design strength a keen eye for beauty combined with functionality that makes her work both elegant and practical. Moving beyond the technical solution, her design responds to the local character, maintain contextual harmony, and evoke in the users a sense of belonging. 
Ms. Hsu’s work is an example of integrity which reveals the poetics of architecture. Prior to relocation to San Francisco/ Beijing/ Hongkong, Jiayur was Director for PTW, also the principal for CCDI NYC, where she won several complex facilities in her presentation to the design committee. Jiayur early stage practice in Washington DC/ New York City, focused on high-end Ambassadorial residences, work for the Embassy of India, Museum of East Gallery, complex mixed use commercial work. 
In addition, Jiayur has held various design roles at well-known firms at earlier stage of her career including Michael Graves and Associates, Architecture Resources Office, Ralph Rapson & Associates.

Awards:

Thesis Award First Prize

Detail Masonry Design Award

American Masonry Institute

Hangzhou Olympic Sport Village win Competition

TOD Hangzhou win Competition

Fuzhou Sport Village win Competition

Constantine Zenith Theatre win Competition

Nashan Cultural Centre and Theatre win Competition

2020 MUSE Design Awards - Double Bay Residential Project

2020 London Design Awards - Double Bay Residential Project

Qualifications:

Associate AIA #30446212 
NCARB No. 95634 
Master of Architecture, University Of Minnesota