Nancy Hou & Josh de Sousa – USA
Founders & Designer at Hou de Sousa
Hou de Sousa LLC is a New York based studio that promotes innovative, culturally progressive and environmentally responsible design solutions. The team has designed and built art installations, public sculptures, restaurants and private residences both domestically and abroad.
The studio approaches new projects with fresh eyes, analyzing the broad objectives and unique nuances in order to streamline the design and construction process. This detailed focus carries through to the planning of spaces, tailoring of materials, and an emphasis on craftsmanship.
Over the past few years, the office has won competitions hosted by the Architectural League of New York, Dupont Underground, Flatiron/23rd Street Partnership, Friends of the High Line, Georgetown BID, the Korean Ministry of Culture, Sports & Tourism, the City of Sarasota, Socrates Sculpture Park, and the Van Alen Institute.