HGA Hires Stan Chiu as a Principal in Los Angeles Office


"Stan brings extensive design leadership experience in the healthcare and higher education markets," said James Matson, AIA, vice president and principal with HGA. "He has particular knowledge of the economic, demographic and technological changes impacting our clients' industries nationally. Stan promotes an integrated design process, enlisting the knowledge and expertise of planners, designers, contractors, owners and consultants to deliver efficient, cost-effective architectural solutions. We are happy to welcome Stan to our team as we continue to expand our client services in healthcare and higher education throughout California."

Chiu has more than 20 years of experience directing design projects for such clients as Kaiser Permanente, Sutter Health, Mayo Clinic, University of Southern California, Los Angeles Harbor College and East Los Angeles College.

Chiu is an industry leader in Lean Design and Integrated Project Delivery (IPD).  He has helped develop such core Lean IPD tools as Target Value Design and Set Based Design, which manage integrated design building system development and comprehensive construction costs.

Before joining HGA, Chiu was with another national firm in Los Angeles, where he served domestic and international markets. He previously worked with HGA from 2004 to 2010.