HFUT Institute of Architectural Design was founded in 1979, affiliated to the Ministry of Education. It has construction design class A, engineering consulting class A, urban planning class B,landscape architecture special class B and other qualification certificates. It is recognized as one of the best 76 backbones of architectural design units by the Ministry of Construction in 1999.

First Studio (XYZ-Studio) was founded in December 2001, relying on the HFUT Institute of Architectural Design, combining the Iowa Architectural Design Consortium's creative force to forge ahead and pursue excellence. We believe in "creative" is the soul of design,a means to create value.We also believe that leading design logos and academic design style construct the core competitiveness of modern design . MORE>>