Troy Schaum

Troy Schaum is an architect with extensive experience in practice at a wide range of scales and project types. He is also engaged in teaching and research as an Associate Professor at the Rice School of Architecture where he as been teaching since 2008. He received his Master of Architecture from Princeton and Bachelor of Architecture from Virginia Tech. Previous to founding SCHAUM/SHIEH, Troy was a project architect at OMA New York working on the design for Paul Milstein Hall—Cornell University's College of Architecture, Art and Planning. Troy also worked as a designer at Studio Daniel Libeskind and LTL Architects in New York and in San Francisco at Jim Jennings Architecture.

Troy is licensed in New York, California, and Texas and NCARB certified.

Rosalyne Shieh

Rosalyne Shieh is an architect and educator. Her writing has been published in Log, Pidgin, and Paprika. She teaches at MIT as the Marion Mahony Fellow, where she is working on a project about place at the intersection of material culture, oral history, and postcolonial identity in Taiwan. Previously, she taught at the Yale School of Architecture, The Cooper Union, and the University of Michigan, where she was the 2009-2010 Taubman Fellow in Architecture. Rosalyne is a MacDowell Fellow, recipient of the AIA Henry Adams Certificate, and holds degrees from Berkeley, the Bartlett, and Princeton. Before forming SCHAUM/SHIEH, she worked at Abalos&Herreros in Madrid and in New York City for Stan Allen Architect and ARO.

Rosalyne is a registered architect in the state of New York and NCARB certified.

Tucker Douglas


Tucker joined SCHAUM/SHIEH in 2014. He previously worked for architecture offices in Ft. Worth, New York, and Paris. As part of a traveling fellowship he spent several weeks in the Veneto region of Italy, conducting research for his master’s thesis, sited in the Venetian Lagoon. He received his M.Arch. from Rice University and a B.S.Arch. from the University of Idaho. Growing up, Tucker lived all over the United States, but has yet to visit North Dakota, Alaska, and Hawaii.

Tucker is a licensed architect in the state of Texas and NCARB certified.

Andrea Brennan


Andrea has worked with SCHAUM/SHIEH since 2017. Before that, she trained in offices in Houston, Charlottesville, and Paris. Originally from Baltimore, Andrea earned her B.S. in Architecture from the University of Virginia, where she applied her architectural education by leading disaster-relief service projects and studied in Copenhagen and Vicenza. She earned her M.Arch at Rice University. While at Rice, she studied in Paris and traveled to Switzerland and Italy to explore her interest in materiality and tectonic detailing by architects of the region.

Ibrahim Salman


Before joining SCHAUM/SHIEH in Houston, Abe worked for architecture offices in Chicago and New York City. He has also resided in other major metropolises including Paris and Barcelona. He completed a B.S.Arch from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and is currently enrolled in the M.Arch program at Rice University where he will complete his master’s thesis. Abe was born in Amman, Jordan, but has lived in the United States for almost his entire life. Abe joined SCHAUM/SHIEH in May of 2018.

Past & Present

Albert Pope
*Alibi Studio
David Huang
DO Architecture
gin design group
MAde Studio
Master of None
New Affiliates
Thing Thing