Hsinming Fung, FAIA

Founding Principal and Director of Design, Hodgetts + Fung Design and Architecture

Hsinming Fung, FAIA has been Principal and Co-Founder of Hodgetts + Fung since 1984, a studio with expertise in the design of unique places for learning, cultural events, and civic functions. H+F's approach is multifaceted, embracing visitor experience, technology, and iconic presence in a disciplined process, resulting in a bold, uncompromising architecture. The firm's award-winning projects include the re-design of the Hollywood Bowl, Menlo-Atherton Performing Arts Center, CalArts' Wild Beast Pavilion, Jesuit High School Chapel, and Nashville's new Ascend Amphitheater. Current projects include the renovation of Culver City's historic Robert Frost Auditorium and a West Hollywood mixed-use development. H+F has been awarded the AIA Gold Medal and the AIA CC Firm of the Year Award.

Following an eight-year relationship with the Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc) as Graduate Programs Director and Design Studio faculty, Ming was appointed to the position of Director of Academic Affairs in the fall of 2010; and then in 2015 was appointed to serve in her current role as Chief of Strategic Advancement and International/Special Programs. She has taught at Yale, Ohio State, and Cal Poly Pomona. She is a Past President of both AIA Los Angeles and the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture. She has been a recipient of the National Endowment for the Arts Rome Prize Advance Fellowship. She was appointed by Bill Clinton as a Council Member of the National Endowment for the Arts, and has served as a national peer for General Services Administration.