Michael (Yu-Hsiang) Huang

Michael (Yu-Hsiang) Huang

San Francisco, CA, US




City of El Cerrito Environmental Quality Committee (Committee Voting Member)

- Serve in an advisory capacity to the City government regarding environmental quality policy issues

Architecture for Humanity (Sarasota Chapter & San Francisco Chapter - Voting Member)

- Steering Committee - San Francisco Chapter

- Assisted to establish the San Francisco Chapter, managed various pro bono design projects in the East Bay

City of Emeryville Housing Committee (Committee Voting Member)

- Refine the vision for housing in the City of Emeryville through the analysis and development of housing policies

Tamiami Trail Task Force (Planning Department Liaison - Bradenton Downtown Development Authority)

- Prepare recommendations regarding implementation strategies of the Tamiami Tomorrow Trail Corridor Study


Architecture & Light, Project Manager

May 2011 - current

Gutierrez Associates, Junior Designer

- Prepare construction documentation and presentation material for new construction & tenant improvements
- Coordinate architectural projects through entitlement process with local municipalities and public participation workshops
- Worked closely with senior staff & client to develop program & building design for various building typologies(Fire Stations, Research Laboratories, Community Centers, Restroom Upgrades, Industrial Facilities, Multi-unit housing, Retail)
- Provided construction administration support by review of shop drawings and submittals, coordinate answers to RFIs

Aug 2008 - May 2011

City of Bradenton, Urban Planner

- Conduct analysis & prepare public participation workshops for long range planning strategies & housing issues
- Prepare and present architectural analysis of new development proposals for Architectural Review Board
- Conduct research & develop planning policies to promote environmentally, & socially sustainable developments
- Prepare planning implementation mechanism for revitalization of a major commercial corridor of downtown

Sep 2006 - Jun 2008

Brame Architects, Intern Architect

- Prepare construction drafting and presentation material from concept design phase through construction documentation for various commercial and residential projects (full set cds, computer renderings, diagrams)
- Coordinate new construction & renovation projects with consultants (mech, elec, civil, struc)
- Construction administration of new construction and renovation projects (RFI’s and ASI’s)

Aug 2005 - Jun 2006


Aug 2000 - May 2005

Bauhaus-Universität Weimar, International Integrated Architectural Studies Program

Feb 2004 - Sep 2004


Fund for Improvement of Secondary Education (FIPSE) Grant, 1st Place


McConell Memorial IIT Architecture Scholarship, 1st Place


National Organization of Minority Architects Student Design Competition, 1st Place


National Organization of Minority Architects Student Design Competition, 3rd Place


Samuel Horwitz IIT Architecture Scholarship, 1st Place


Achievements in the Built Environmental IIT Architecture Scholarship, 1st Place


Areas of Specialization