Mobile office architects

Architecture. Design. Build.

Mobile Office Architects (MOA) is a design-build firm founded by Dustin Stephens and Alan E. Ho. MOA practices as a design collaborative that links designers, architects, craftsman, artists, and strategic thinkers.  This model enables us to draw from a diverse set of skills, perspectives, and talents to suit each project.

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Anacortes, WA / Santa Barbara, CA / Brooklyn, NY

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Dustin stephens, RA / principal

Dustin received his Master of Architecture from the Harvard Graduate School of Design where he received distinction for his work in both architectural design and structural design. His thesis work, “How to Make Something Out of Nothing: Innovative Approaches to Affordable Housing” focused on uncovering opportunities for the architect to innovate within the convoluted financing and bureaucracy networks that constrain affordable housing innovation in the United States. Dustin also holds a Bachelor of Architecture from University of Washington (UW) where he received the Faculty Design Award and Award for Highest Scholarship.

Prior to founding MOA, Dustin worked for the Miller|Hull Partnership and Hutchison and Maul in Seattle, WA. He has been an invited critic for architectural design studios at University of Southern California, Woodbury University, University of Washington, and the UCLA Suprastudio.

Anacortes, WA / Santa Barbara, CA / (805) 722-9083


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Alan e. ho, aia / principal

Alan received his Bachelors of Architecture from the University of Washington (UW) and his Master of Architecture from the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) — receiving several distinction and design awards from both institutions.  While at RISD, Alan took the opportunity to study under a variety of renowned artists and develop skills in: wood working, metal working, glass working, weaving and textiles, and photography.

Prior to founding MOA, Alan worked for Rafael Vinoly Architects, Perkins + Will, SPAN Architecture, Leroy Street Studio, and HOK in New York City.  His expertise and experience covers a wide variety of projects and scales. Alan has also been an invited critic for art, architecture, and design studios at Pratt Institute, Parsons the New School for Design, and RISD.

Brooklyn, NY / (206) 999-2659