Meet The Team

The Hoek Founders

Brian Chu

Founder Brian graduated from the Harvard Graduate School of Design with a master's 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

Founder Conor received the Peter Rice Scholarship to the Harvard Graduate School of Design and graduated with a Masters in Architecture in 2015. He then worked for world-renowned Architect Toshiko Mori before founding the design-build firm A05 Studio. Conor was selected as one top emerging designers by ICFF in 2019 and has continued to innovate within the design industry most recently with the development of Hoek.

The Hoek Team 

Sebastian Arroyo Hoebens

Project Manager

Lucas Lafourcade

Project Manager

Michael Ferraro

Designer / Fabricator

Luiza Melo Carneiro

Business and Finance Manager

Simon Jewett

Social Media / Marketing Manager

Asen Gradinarov

Designer / Fabricator