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Profile

Phu Hoang, AIA, FAAR
Founding Director and studio alchemist, Phu Hoang has led MODU since 2012. Phu has directed numerous projects, notably the Exhale art park and the Promenade mixed use center. Along with Rachely Rotem, he was awarded the Founders Rome Prize in Architecture (2017), since 1897 a prize for ”the highest standards of excellence in the arts and humanities.” He has also been awarded the Emerging Voices award from the Architectural League of New York (2019) and the US-Japan Creative Artists fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts (2018). Phu holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the Georgia Institute of Technology and a Master of Architecture degree from Columbia University. He teaches on the faculty of the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation at Columbia University and previously at the University of Pennsylvania. Phu is a fellow of the American Academy in Rome, President of its Society of Fellows, and a licensed architect in New York and Texas.


Rachely Rotem, LEED AP, FAAR

Founding Director and studio futurist, Rachely Rotem has led MODU since 2012. Rachely has directed numerous projects, notably the Cloud Seeding pavilion and the Heart Squared public artwork. Along with Phu Hoang, she was awarded the 2017 Founders Rome Prize in Architecture, since 1897 a prize for “the highest standards of excellence in the arts and humanities.” She has also been awarded the Emerging Voices award from the Architectural League of New York (2019) and the US-Japan Creative Artists fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts (2018). Rachely holds a Bachelor of Architecture degree (Cum Laude) from Technion in Haifa and a Master’s in Advanced Architectural Design from Columbia University. She teaches at Yale University and Rhode Island School of Design, and has also taught at MIT. Rachely is a fellow of the American Academy in Rome, LEED Accredited Professional in Building Design and Construction, and a licensed architect in Israel.

Team

Around us every day in our Brooklyn studio: virtual reality tours, alot of plants, fabrication mock-ups, and the explorations that define being at MODU.


Current and Recent Team

Diego Fernandez Morales, Tom Sterling, Alice Fang, Ilse de Sutter, Brenda Lim, Jiri Vala, Zhenwei Zhong, Shu Du, Daniele Bobbio,  Margarida Osorio,  Shijie Cai,  Kamilla Csegzi, Anahid Simitian, Jonathan Izen


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