About the Team

Hoek was founded with the idea of merging ease of assembly and innovative design with an emphasis on sustainability. We are a 5 man team located in Red Hook, Brooklyn.


The Hoek Founders

Brian Chu

Brian graduated from the Harvard Graduate School of Design with a masters degree in architecture. He has been the lead designer and fabricator for multiple public installations throughout NYC. Before Founding A05 Studio, Brian worked for various architecture firms such as Grimshaw Architects, StudioKCA, RMA, and DDG Partners.

Conor Coghlan

Conor received the Peter Rice full scholarship to the Harvard Graduate School of Design and graduated with a masters degree in architecture. Conor worked for world renowned architect Toshiko Mori before founding A05 Studio. He is also a content creator on youtube with a growing audience of over 20,000+ subscribers and more than 1,000,000 views.

 

The Hoek Team

Sebastian Arroyo Hoebens

Sebastian graduated from the Rhode Island School of Design (2019) where he achieved a Masters of Furniture Design

Lucas Lafourcade

Lucas graduated from Baruch College (2018) where he achieved a Masters of Entrepreneurship

Evan Preuss

Evan graduated from the Pratt Institute (2017) where he achieved a Bachelor of Architecture.