Simon Hsu is Partner and Co-Founder of io Architects LLP. Simon has in his 17 years

of professional experience worked on a range of complex and high profile projects.


Most recently, Simon was the Design Partner of the Miho Institute of Aesthetics school

project. For this 8-hectare project, Simon was involved in all aspects of the design

process from master planning and architectural design to landscape design, interior

design, FF&E as well as the signage design and coordination.


Prior to establishing io Architects, Simon was an Associate Partner at Pei Cobb Freed

& Partners, where he served as Project Architect and Project Designer for 12 years on

numerous high profile commercial and institutional projects, including the winning

competition proposal and design for the New Seat of the Lombardy Regional

Government in Milan.


Simon received his Master in Architecture (M.Arch I) degree from Harvard University

Graduate School of Design, where he was awarded the Julia Amory Appleton Traveling Fellowship. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree, magna cum laude, from Brown



Simon is a LEED Accredited Professional, a member of the American Institute of

Architects and a registered Architect in New York.






io Architects LLP, New York, NY.  Partner 2007-present


Pei Cobb Freed & Partners Architects LLP, New York, NY.  1995-2007





Harvard University Graduate School of Design, Cambridge, MA. Master in Architecture, 1995


Brown University, Providence, RI. Bachelor of Science, 1989, magna cum laude





Registered Architect: New York, 1999

American Institute of Architects: New York, 1999

LEED Accredited Professional: New York, 2009

Julia Amory Appleton Traveling Fellowship, 1995