Intern Spotlight: Drew Hutchens

Drew Hutchens
LIVE | WORK Studio Intern
Education: Master of Architecture, University of Kansas (2020)

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What is your favorite thing about your job?
”Learning from people who have been doing this for a long time.”

Who inspires you?
”Bjarke Ingels for his startup approach to getting commissions and being consistently unpredictable in the buildings his firm designs. Kanye West for being unafraid to branch out into other mediums and keeping at it.”

What’s the best advice you’ve ever received?
”Listen to your intuition. It’s smarter than you.”

If ACI Boland was to open a new office anywhere in the world, where would you want to relocate?
”Copenhagen, Denmark! I spent a semester studying there and of all the cities I got to visit it was still the coolest and most friendly.”

What’s your top bucket list item and have you completed it?
”To design myself a self-sustaining home, and nope I am not even close to affording it.“

How are you involved in the community?
”I have helped with the Webster Rock Hill ministries, especially with their food pantry and holiday gift drives for families in need.”