About Chris

Christopher Hoyt, OAA, AIA


Born in Kigali, Rwanda, Christopher Hoyt grew up in Alberta, Canada and has over 15 years’ experience as an architect and urban designer working at leading firms in both the US and Canada. While in the Chicago office of Esherick Homsey Dodge and Davis, Christopher worked on Factor 10 House, chosen as one of the AIA Committee on the Environment’s Top Ten Projects in 2004. Chris also worked on such noteworthy projects as Biscayne Landing in North Miami, Florida, City Centre DC in Washington DC. Canadian project experience includes Bridgepoint Health Redevelopment, and the Bay Adelaide Centre, both in Toronto.

Chris has designed single family residential projects in Ottawa, Washington DC, and Toronto. He was recently asked, along with a small group of alumni, to consult on the master plan for his alma mater Andrews University in Berrien Springs, Michigan.

He has taught master degree level architectural design studio at Andrews and has served on numerous design juries, including at Andrews University, for the American Institute of Steel Construction’s National Student Design Competition, Carleton University in Ottawa, and at the Corcoran College of Art in Washington DC.

Chris is currently Senior Architect at the National Capital Commission in Ottawa, and in addition to those duties makes time to maintain a limited architecture practice where small and creative projects are taken on. Christopher Hoyt Architect was founded in 2005 in Washington DC, and Chris has continuously taken on limited size residential and commercial projects since then.

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