OUR focus


  • Create meaningful environments for people.
  • Strive to achieve design excellence- no matter the project scale or type.
  • Practice with integrity and character.
  • Promote the health and wellbeing of communities.
  • Design spaces where people see themselves reflected.



Armed with a passion for public architecture, coupled with a commitment to mentorship and community involvement, Mindy Aust has devoted her career to thoughtful design of public spaces, including multiple award-winning federal government, public library and university campus projects.  As principal and owner of MA Architecture, Mindy is a strong advocate for excellent design and its benefit to communities.

Anna Squier AIA NCARB

Anna has over 10 years of experience in architecture and interior design, paired with a unique editorial portfolio that communicates design excellence across multiple print and digital platforms. She has focused much of her career on creating places that represent the unique culture, ethos, brands, and needs of clients.  Anna strives to create meaningful spaces through thoughtful design and enjoys communicating the power of architecture with individuals and communities.

Paloma Chapman ASSOC. AIA LEED GA

As a recent architectural graduate, Paloma brings a passion for design excellence to every project. Her approach to architecture intends to simultaneously represent both the large and small scale components of design to enhance the experiences for clients.  She enjoys celebrating the site-specific qualities of a project through climate, environment, community, and the patrons.

Wunghee Lee ASSOC. AIA

Wunghee has broad experience on a variety of project types including historic rehabilitation and mixed-use development. His interest lies in understanding the architectural impact on global environmental change.  With an educational background in both interior design and architecture, he appreciates the important connection between interior spaces and the exterior form, bringing a cohesive understanding to every project.

Matt Aust

As Director of Business Operations, Matt keeps everything on track. He handles the studio’s financial processes and enjoys managing all details of the business while supporting the firm’s overall focus on design excellence. His experience, diligence, and attention to detail is invaluable to the success of MA Architecture.