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Final Studio Project by Brittany Johnson

Final Studio Project by Brittany Johnson

Hank Louis


Visiting Faculty

Hank Louis is the founder and philosophical leader of DesignBuildBluff.

After graduating from the University of Southern California with an AB in Humanities in 1975, Louis worked as a writer and journalist.

Intrigued by the process of design and building, Hank enrolled non-matriculated into the architecture program at the University of Utah, achieving an M.Arch and the Certificate of Merit from the Henry Adams Fund of The American Institute of Architects for Excellence in the Study of Architecture in 1987.

Louis has been principal of 15.15 Architects and Form Fifteen. He was a triennial studio critic at the University of Utah until founding its DesignBuildBluff program in 2000. He currently leads the efforts at Gigaplex, an award-winning firm based in Park City, Utah.