Francisco Choi, AIA, NCARB, FTC Architects, PC: Firm Profile



FTC Architects, PC was founded in 2000 with the mission of bringing integrated design to programmatically complex building types of all kinds of uses and functionality. Lately, the firm has immersed itself with new emphasis on quality buildings especially in the field of healthcare, senior housing and supporting health care services. Recently, the firm has designed and performed feasibility studies for multiple healthcare facilities including a hospital, physical therapy, long term care facilities, assisted living facilities and numerous physicians’ offices and clinics.


Architect and Developer, Francisco Choi is the founder of FTC Architects, PC, a full-service architecture firm, and Tamiro Ventures, Ltd., a commercial real estate development company. Mr. Choi formerly worked with I. M. Pei, Kohn Pederson Fox and in association with Cesar Pelli Architects and Michael Graves Architects. He finally left the limelight’s of skyscraper projects that  help changed the skyline of the world cities to pursue his own personal practice.  Since moving to Texas, Francisco Choi has provided Central Texas with full architecture, project management, construction administration, feasibility design, and construction management services. He is experienced in all phases of design and management phases of design and development of multi-use retail/offices, hotels, libraries, educational/research/medical facilities, numerous residential types, and major renovations and restoration projects of retail, warehouses, industrial and restaurants. 


FTC Architects since establishing office in Central Texas in 2000 has been commissioned to do several projects of its unique style and scale; one being contemporary Mediterranean style 18,000 sf custom design home, and a recent 250,000 sf, a multi-mixed office retail shopping center complex in Austin. Francisco also is a founder of Tamiro Ventures, Ltd., , is a wholly-owned real estate development company that performs full-service-integrated architect-as-developer services for Mr. Choi’s investments and on behalf of others. This includes his new multi phased 37,000 sqft 4-story medical village in Central Texas.


His Phase One multi-phase project, a 4-story 40,000 sf medical/healthcare mixed use was developed and built in historic overlay in Georgetown during recent economic downturn. Presently, it achieved full occupancy. Also as in an official role, is an architect of record and design architect for the most innovative design, one of a kind assisted living facility, The Legacy At Georgetown by bringing development and management teams together to a successful grand opening in summer of 2013.


Currently, developing new innovative design for new brownstone complex in Historic Georgetown Overlay, and a custom design home with smart home building technology, and as well as building a custom home for a sophisticated clientele…..