Bente Damgaard

 
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Bente Damgaard, born 1965, joined schmidt hammer lassen architects as Chief Financial Officer in 2004 and was promoted to Managing Director of the company already in December 2005. She is in charge of the overall responsibility of the daily management of the company. During her period as director, the company has undergone profound changes which include trimming of the organisation, the economy and human resources. Bente was the prime mover during the process of opening the new offices of schmidt hammer lassen architects in Oslo, London and Shanghai. Bente came from a position as Senior Accountant in one of Denmark’s largest accounting firms KPMG handling a wide range of customer portfolios of small and mid-sized Danish and international companies.

Member of the Board of directors/

The Danish Trade Council

The Danish Association of Architectural Firms

Honorary Offices/

Business Aarhus

Chairwoman of VL 103 Danish Business Network

Member of the Wagebargaining Commission of

Danske Ark

State-authorized Public Accountant/ MSc in Accounting

Professional experience/

– Schmidt hammer lassen architects 2004-

– Managing Director (2005-

– Chief Financial Officer (2004-05)

Previous employment/

– State-authorized Public Accountant – KPMG Aarhus (2002-04)

– Accountant – KPMG Aarhus (1989-02)

– Accountant – Hudson, Landau, Brand – Montréal Canada (1988-89)

– Accountant– Mortensen & Beierholm, Århus (1986-88)

Education/

– State-authorized Public Accountant (2002)

– MSc in Accounting, Aalborg University (1998)

– B. com, Aarhus Business School (1991)

Languages/

– Danish

– English

– French

Bjarne Hammer

 
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Bjarne Hammer, born 1955, founded Schmidt, Hammer & Lassen in 1986 with fellow graduates from the School of Architecture in Aarhus, Morten Schmidt and John Lassen. Bjarne Hammer is Creative Director and responsible of positioning schmidt hammer lassen architects in the cultural debate and in charge of maintaining and developing the company’s creative profile. Bjarne Hammer is instrumental in the development of an open and democratic architectural approach within the company highlighting an empathetic set of values. In close cooperation with his partner colleagues, Bjarme Hammer has been involved in the development of numerous projects carrying the brand of the company’s characteristic profile. These include the extension to the Royal Library in Copenhagen, ARoS Museum of Modern Art in DK-Aarhus, the Katuaq Culture House in Nuuk, Greenland, the NRGi head office in DK-Aarhus (electricity supplier) and the dwellings ”The Gardens” in DK-Jelling. In recent years, the compa ny has won contracts on prestigious projects such as the International Criminal Court in The Hague and the Urban Mediaspace in Aarhus which is to become Scandinavia’s largest multimedia library.

Memberships/

Association of Danish Architects (AA)

Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA)

Honorary Office/

External lecturer at the School of Architecture in

Aarhus

Specialist judge in public architectural competitions:

Juror of the Culture Category (Completed Buildings) at World Architecture Festival (WAF) in Singapore

Speech at Business of Design Week in Hongkong 2012

Juror of the Hong Kong Institute of Architects Annual

Awards 2011

Distinctions/

2000 The Knight of the Order of the Dannebrog

1999 Eckersberg

Languages/

Danish, English, German

Selected main works/

– Island School Hong Kong/ China/ 28.000 m2/ 1st Prize in restricted competition 2014

– The New Aalborg University Hospital/ Denmark/ 142.000 m 2/ € 551 M/ 1st Prize in restricted, international competition 2012. Construction period 2013-2020

– Extension to the Kolding Hospital/ Denmark/ 32.000 m2, € 72 M/1st prize in restricted, International competition 2010/

– International Criminal Court/ NL-The Hague/ 46,000 m2/ € 92 M/ Winner in restricted international competition 2010/

– Extension of The Royal Library/ DK-Copenhagen/ 21,000 m2/ € 49 M./ 1993-1999/

Architecture Award of the Municipality of Copenhagen 2000/ Du Pont Benedictus Award 2003 m.fl.

– ARoS Art Museum/ DK-Aarhus/ 17,000 m2/ € 41 M/ 1997-2004/ Architecture Award

of the Municipality of Aarhus 2004/ FX Awards Best Museum 2004/ InSitu Award 2004/

– NRGi Head Office/ DK-Arhus/ 5,065 m2/ € 7,5 M/ Completed 2006-2007/

– Performers House/ Silkeborg/ 3,700 m2/ € 3 M/ 2005-2007/ MIPIM AR Future Projects Award 2007 (commended)/

– ”The Gardens” dwellings/ Jelling/ 10,000 m2/ 2005-2008/ MIPIM AR Future Projects Award 2008 (Commended)/

– Deichmanske Library/ NO-Oslo/ 21,000 m2/ 2nd prize in invited international competition 2008/

Previous employment/

– Jørgen & Kaj Schmidts Tegnestue, Århus (1982-84)

– Arkitektgruppen Aarhus (1984-87)

Selected schmidt hammer lassen projects/

– Office headquarters, 20.000 m2, development in central Stockholm, Sweden. Won in 2014

– Urban Mountain, Oslo, Norway. Green refurbishment of high-rise. Existing: 50.875 m2 Extension: 28.375 m2, won in 2013

– Island School, Hong Kong, China, 28,000 m2, won in 2014

– Ningbo New Library, Ningbo, China, 31,405 m2, won in 2013

– Vensyssel Theatre & Experience Centre, Denmark, 4,200 m2, €16,5 M ex.VAT. Won in 2013

– Skanderborg Sports & Administration Centre, Denmark, 18,424 m2. Won in 2013

– Urban Mountain sustainable high-rise refurbishment, Oslo, Norway, existing building: 50,875 m2, extension: 28,375 m2,.Won in 2013

– Green Valley, sustainable office building, Shanghai, China. 50,000 m². Won in 2013. Construction 2013-2015

– Anstalt Nuuk, correctional facility in Greenland. 8.387 m². Won in 2013. Construction 2014-1016

– Warsaw Tower, office high-rise/Warsaw/ Poland/ 2011/ 60.000 m2/ 1 st Prize in restricted international competition 2009

– 0-energy office building of the Aarhus Municipality, Viby 2010

– Hörsaalzentrum RWTH Aachen, Auditorium Complex, Germany 2009

– Konstitucijos Avenue 21, Businesscomplex and apartments in Vilnius, Litauen 2009

– Deichmanske Bibliotek, Oslo, Norway, International Competition 2009

– Urban Mediaspace/ Multimedia Library DK-Aarhus 2014

– International Criminal Court The Hague, NL, 2010, Winner of international competition

– The Blue Planet Aquarium, Copenhagen, DK, 2008. 2nd prize in Int. Competition

– Holbaek Masterplan and DGI-City (Sports and Leisure Centre of the Danish Gymnastics and Sports Associations) 2012

– VIA Universitetscampus i Skejby 2012

– Caroli Shopping Centre,refurbishing, Malmo Sweden 2010

– Barking Creative Industries Quarters GB 2010

– Chaucer Buchanan Learning Centre and Library in Sheffield GB 2009

– University of Aberdeen New Library GB 2010

– “The Crystal” extension of Nykredit Head Office, Copenhagen 2009

– ARoS Museum of Art Rainbow Panorama Rooftop (with Olafur Eliasson) DK 2009

– Westminster City College, Paddington Green GB 2009

– Thor Heyerdahl College & Sports Arena, Larvik, NO 2009

– Birkerød Sports og Idrætscenter, 2007

– “Spinderierne” (Spinning Mills) in Vejle DK 2008

– Terminal 2, Oslo Airport, Norway, 2008, Competition

– Performers House in Silkeborg DK 2007

– NRGi Domicile in Aarhus DK 2007

– Halmstad Library in Halmstad, SE 2006

– Katuaq Culture Center, Nuuk Greenland

– The frigate ”Fregatten Jylland”, DK-Ebeltoft

– Kromann Reumert Head Office, DK-Copenhagen

– Danfoss Head Office DK- Nordborg

– DGI-byen, Sports, Wellness & Culture Centre, 1st and 2nd phases, DK-Copenhagen

– Stadsbiblioteket (city library), Växjö, Sweden 2003

– Royal Library Copenhagen ( Black Diamond) 1999

– Nykredit Financial Services head Office, DK-Copenhagen

Recent Architectural Awards for schmidt hammer lassen projects/

2013 The IABSE Award (International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering) for The Crystal Nykredit head office in Copenhagen

2013 RIBA National Award for Sir Duncan Rice Library (University of Aberdeen)

2013 RIAS Award for Sir Duncan Rice Library (University of Aberdeen)

2012 The “Best Housing Project in the Nordic Countries” Award, from Nordiska Kooperativa och Allmännyttiga Bostadsorganisationer (Nordic Cooperative and Social Housing Organisations) for the zero-energy housing scheme Lærkeha-

Chris Hardie

 
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Chris Hardie, born 1977, joined Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects in 2008 to lead the design of projects within the London office, alongside founding partner Morten Schmidt. He became an Associate Partner in 2011, and an equity Partner in 2014.  Chris has been involved in and led a number of projects for Schmidt Hammer Lassen, including the University of Aberdeen New Library, the International Criminal Court in the Hague, the City of Westminster College in London, a new Chemistry Department building for the University of Oxford and a large scale urban quarter in Amman, Jordan. In 2009 Chris led the design and public consultation process for the new Halifax Central Library in Nova Scotia, due for completion in 2014 and highlighted by CNN as one of the world’s most exciting new projects in 2014. In addition Chris was Partner responsible for the Highlands Branch Library in Edmonton, Alberta, and a new commercial and residential development in the new city of Tongzhou, on the western outskirts of Beijing; all projects that are currently under construction and due for completion in 2014.

In 2010 Chris relocated to Shanghai where he founded schmidt hammer lassen’s Shanghai Office and currently leads the studio’s operations in China and Asia. Since the foundation of the Shanghai office schmidt hammer lassen now has an impressive list of ongoing projects in China/Asia including a new 100,000m2 Headquarters for Ningbo Daily Newspaper Group, a 60,000m2 luxury high rise residential project on the outskirts of Taipei, a sustainable office development adjacent to the Chinese pavilion in Shanghai, the new 125,000 m2 cultural home for Ningbo Labour Union known as the ”Home of Staff” and a 6000m2 contemporary Art Museum in Pudong converted from an existing industrical storage building for a renowned London based art gallery.

Towards the end of 2013 the office won its first library project in China, the new Central Library for the coastal town of Ningbo, in addition to a new Clubhouse & Art Gallery in Foshan, Guangzhou and a creative innovation hub project in CaoHeJing Hi-tech Park in Shanghai.

Chris has over 14 years professional experience with some of the UK’s most prestigious firms and prior to schmidt hammer lassen was an Associate at the award winning London practice Haworth Tompkins Architects where he was Associate in charge for the acclaimned Coin Street Neighbourhood Centre on London’s South Bank, and the competition winning proposal for the new Battersea campus for the Royal College of Art.

Prior to this, Chris worked at the London studio of David Chipperfield Architects where he worked on the Des Moines Public Library in Iowa, USA responsible for the facade design and a retail and residential development in Almere, on the outskirts of Amsterdam. As an individual in 2005, Chris won an international competition for a new cultural pavilion in Coney Island, New York, and his subsequent thesis entitled ”The Pavilion: Symbol of Recreation and Regeneration” was published by Princeton Architectural Press in 2007.



Education and Qualifications/

Registered Architect/ARB and Member of Royal Institute of British Architects

Professional Practice Part III (Distinction)

DipArch Advanced Architectural Studies (Distinction)

BSc (Hons) Architecture (First Class)

The Scott Sutherland School of Architecture, Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen

The College of Architecture, The llinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Illinois

The Faculty of Architecture & Spatial Design, London Metropolitan University, London

Experience/

Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects, London, 2008 – present

Haworth Tompkins Architects, Associate, London 2003-08

David Chipperfield Architects, London 2001-03

Wilkinson Eyre Architects, London 1998-99

STL Architects, Chicago, USA 1997-98

Teaching/

Visiting Critic, Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, Suzhou, China, 2011-13

Visiting Critic, Dalhousie University School of Architecture, Nova Scota, 2010

Visiting Critic, The Scott Sutherland School of Architecture, Aberdeen, 2003-10

Visiting Critic, Brighton University School of Architecture, Brighton, 2005

Visiting Critic, Sheffield University School of Architecture, Sheffield, 2006

John F. Lassen

 
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John Lassen, born 1953, is responsible partner for projects and design. He has a broad experience as lead design architect on most projects that were and are conceived by schmidt hammer lassen since its founding.

In particular, John Lassen is in charge of the company’s projects in Norway. Among the Norwegian projects that have been managed by John Lassen in his capacity of responsible partner there are several remarkable works that should be highlighted: Tjuvholmen Apartments in Oslo, the Thor Heyerdahl College of advanced Education in Larvik and The Northern Light Cathedral in Alta. Moreover, John Lassen has supervised a series of interesting restricted competitions for cultural projects in Norway, among them the Deichmanske Library in Oslo.

In Denmark, John Lassen has been responsible for the project development of the refurbishment of Danfoss head office and new built of their Meeting Centre, Vendsyssel Theatre and Event Centre, the Skanderborg Townhall and Sports Venue, the new Regional Council Hall in Viborg, the Culture Island, a culture centre serving as a landmark for the coastal town of Middelfart, and the Aalborg Airport (Denmark’s third largest city). It is relevant to emphasize John Lassen’s extensive experience with handling tasks implicating renovation and extension of old buildings. His experience includes the renovation and extension of the Danfoss Head Office in Nordborg, Denmark, which is characterized by the elegant and aesthetic expression of the 50ies. The latest addition to the Danfoss corporation is a state-of-the-art meeting centre.

Memberships/

Association of Danish Architects (AA)

Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA/ARB)

Distinctions/

1999 Eckersberg Medal

Honorary Office/

Specialist judge in public architectural competitions.

Aarhus School of Architecture (1983)

Architectural Technologist, Byggeteknisk Højskole (1977)

Selected main works/

– Nordic Built BG14 Posthuset, Oslo, Norway, 50,875 m2 existing, 28,375 m2 extension, 1st prize in open international competition 2014

– Skanderborg Townhall, Denmark. 18.000 m2, completion in 2016

– Andersen Tower, Kolding, Denmark. Office Tower for Andersen Attourneys. 12,000 m2. Completion in 2016

– Vendsyssel Theatre and Event Centre, 4,200 m2 . Won in 2013. Completion in 2016

– China Mobile Call Center, China, (Section 1 and 2) Call center, administration building, Dormitory, Canteen etc. 800,000 m2, 12-stories, Completion in 2016

– Nordic Built Challenge ”Urbain Mountain” design proposal for the sustainable cradle-to-cradle refurbishment and extention of a 80.000 square meter office building in Oslo to obtain BREEAM Outstanding. 1st prize in 2013 competition.

– Office tower in Warsaw/ 188 m/ 60.000 m2/ 1st Prize in international competition 2011

– Grøndalsvej 1/ 0-energy office building in Århus (first in Denmark) 6000 m2 (won in 2009)/ for the Municipality of Århus

– Urban Mediaspace, multimedia library/ DK-Aarhus/ 30,000 m2/ €226 M/ 1st prize in restricted international competition/2009-2014

– Danfoss Refurbishment and extension of the Danfoss head office including a meeting centre/ Nordborg/ Denmark/ 1.900 m²/ DKK 125 mio

– International Criminal Court/ NL-The Hague/ 52.000 m2/ € 200 M/ 2nd prize in restricted international competition 2008

– Municipality of Aarhus Administration Office/ DK-Aarhus/ 15,700 m2/ € 21 M/ 2004-2005

– “Culture Island” Culture Centre, DK-Middelfart/4,500 m2/ € 8,7 M/ 2003-2005

– ARoS Art Museum/ DK-Aarhus/ 17.000 m2/ € 41 M/ 1997-2004/ Architecture

schmidt hammer lassen projects and competitions/selected/

– DOKK1 multimedia library, in DK-Aarhus, 30.000 m2 2011

– Meeting Point Malmo, multifunctional cultural centre, Sweden 2010

– The Peak, hotel highrise, Lund Sweden 2010

– University of Aberdeen New Library GB 2010

– Chaucer Buchanan Learning Centre and Library in Sheffield GB 2009

– ARoS Museum of Art Rainbow Panorama Rooftop (with Olafur Eliasson) DK 2009

– Westminster City College, Paddington Green GB 2009

– “The Crystal” extension of Nykredit Head Office, Copenhagen 2009

– The Blue Planet Aquarium, Copenhagen, DK, 2008 (2nd prize in competition)

– Terminal 2, Oslo Airport, Norway, 2008 (competition)

– Barking Creative Industries Quarters GB 2007

– NRGi Domicile in Aarhus DK 2007

– Performers House in Silkeborg DK 2007

– Thor Heyerdahl College & Sports Arena, Larvik, NO 2006

– “Spinderierne” (Spinning Mills) in Vejle DK 2006

– Halmstad Library in Halmstad, SE 2006

– Art and Culture Center, Nuuk Greenland

– The frigate ”Fregatten Jylland”, Ebeltoft

– Kromann Reumert Head Office, Copenhagen

– Danfoss Head Office, DK-Nordborg

– TV2 / Østjylland (new domicile for local TV station)

– Kolding Tekniske Skole (technical college)

– DGI-byen, Sports, Wellness & Culture Centre, 1st and 2nd phases, Copenhagen DK

– Stadsbiblioteket (city library), Växjö, Sweden 2003

– Reykjavik , Skuggihverfi Housing Project

– Royal Library Copenhagen ( Black Diamond) 1999

– Greenland’s Culture Centre - Katuaq, Nuuk, Greenland

– Capellakaj, housing in Copenhagen

– Residential housing, Tuborg Havn

– DGI-City, Vesterbro, Copenhagen (Sports and Leisure Centre of the Danish Gymnastics

and Sports Associations)

– Nykredit, new headquarters in Copenhagen

– NCC headquarters

Selected Architectural Awards/

2014 Kolding Kommunes Arkitekturpris 2014 for IBC Innovationsfabrikken i Kolding

2014 World Green Design Product Award for Grøndalsvej, Aarhus, Danmark

2013 IABSE Prisen (International Forening for Brobygning og Bærende Konstruktioner, i

Zürich) for Krystallen Nykredits nye hovedkontor i København

2013 RIBA (Royal Institute of British Architects) National Award for Sir Duncan Rice Library

(Aberdeen Universitetsbibliotek)

2013 RIAS Award for Sir Duncan Rice Library (University of Aberdeen)

2012 The “Best Housing Project in the Nordic Countries” Award, from Nordiska

Kooperativa och Allmännyttiga Bostadsorganisationer (Nordic Cooperative and

Social Housing Organisations) for the zero-energy housing scheme Lærkehaven

III (The Garden of Larks)

2012 ArchDaily Building of the Year 2011 for The Crystal (Nykredit), Copenhagen, in the

Office Building category

2011 LEAF Award, Best Structural Design of the year for the Crystal/ Nykredit – DKCopenhagen

2011 New London Award for City of Westminster College

2011 European Steel Design Award 2011 for the Crystal/ Nykredit, DK-Copenhagen

2011 RIBA AWARD for City of Westminster College – London Category

2010 Highly Commended in MIPIM AR Future Project Award in the category Regeneration & Masterplanning for Memel City, Klaipeda, Lithuania

2009 Silkeborg Municipality Architectural Prize, Performers House, DK

2009 Vejle Municipality Architectural Prize 2008 (awarded in 09), Haverne Housing, DK

2009 World Architecture Festival, shortlisted, Holbæk Harbour masterplan and DGI building, DK

2009 Award for “Best Office Development” by Czech construction magazine The Central & Eastern European Construction & Investment Journal for Amazon Court, CZ

2009World Architecture Festival, shortlisted, Bodil Binner Goldsmith, DK

2009 MIPIM AR Furture Award, Mixed-use, for the new DGI City (Sports Complex) in Holbæk Harbour, DK

2008 Amazon Court mixed-use office project (Prague CZ), winner of the MIPIM AR Future Projects Award

2007 Skyttehusbugten Dwellings, winner of the MIPIM AR Future Projects Award

2006 The Municipality of Halmstad Architecture Prize for the Halmstad Library. Sweden

2006 Highly commended in the category Big Urban Projects, MIPIM for East Harbour Reykjavik

2005 SAJK Architecture Prize for Växjö City Library

2005 Kronoberg County Architecture Prize for Växjö City Library

2005 IOC/IAKS Silver Award for the Danish Gymnastics and Sports Association Building (DGI-huset)

2005 Red Dot: German design prize for the “Flakes” stackable chair

2004 Växjö Municipality Architecture Växjö City Library Prize

2004 Kaspar Salin nomination for Växjö City Library

2004 Aarhus Municipality Architecture Prize for ARoS - Aarhus Art Museum

2002 FX International Interior Design Award 2002, in the category: “Best office building 2002”

2002 Architectural prize of the Municipality of Copenhagen for “Kromann Reumert”, law office.

2002 Architectural prize of the Municipality of Brøndby for “Kinnarps domicile”

2002 Architectural prize of the Municipality of Kolding for “Kolding Technical College”.

2002 Architectural prize of the Municipality of Ishøj for “Ilva Ishøj”, furniture house.

2001 Architectural prize of the Municipality of Aalborg for “Aalborg Lufthavn”, Airport, Northern Jutland

2001 The Municipality of Copenhagen’s Architectural Prize for “Nykredit Headquarters”

2000 Awarded the architectural prize of the City of Copenhagen for the Royal Library

2000 Awarded the architectural prize of the Municipality of Aarhus for Testrup Højskole (college) and TV 2 / Østjylland

2000 Awarded the architectural prize of the Municipality of Aalborg for Alm. Brand’s regional offices

Exhibitions/

– Exhibition at the Danish Institute of Culture in Beijing, China 2005

– School of Architecture in Aarhus; Young Younger Youngest 2005

– Architectural Biennale in Venice 2004

– ASK – architectural seminar in Skopje, FYR Macedonia, ‘New Architecture at the Waterfront’, November 2000

– Aarhus Art Building, ‘ Large spaces at the stage between out and further out’, by and about SHL, June 2000

– Concours International d’Architecture pour le musée du quai Branly, 29 March to 17 June 2000

– Østersøen Rundt,1998/1999 Title: ‘Copenhagen - Concepts of Continuity’ An exhibition about urban building projects in Copenhagen on the basis of the Danish Ministry of Culture’s wish to make architecture a special focus area in its action plan for cultural activities abroad Shown in: Vilnius, Tallinn, St. Petersburg, Helsinki, Stockholm, Warsaw and Hamburg

– The Biennale in Venice, 1996. Title: ‘Northern Factor - New Generation of the North’ Projects presented: ‘The Royal Library’, ‘Thorninghøj’ and Katuaq ‘Greenland’s Culture Centre, Nuuk’.

Kim Holst Jensen

 
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Kim Holst Jensen, born 1964,  joined schmidt hammer lassen in 1991. At the turn of the year 1997/1998, he was made a partner, reflecting SHL architects’ recognition of Kim Holst Jensen’s professional contributions. Kim has played a key role in the design of projects in both Europe and China including the 800,000 m2 China Mobile Call Centre, the Helsingborg Hospital in Sweden along with several large Danish hospitals, and not least the flagship projects Urban Mediaspace Multimedia Library in Aarhus, Denmark, and the International Criminal Court in The Hague. In earlier projects Kim worked as senior design/project architect on the Katuaq Culture Centre in Nuuk, Greenland and the extension of the Royal Library in Copenhagen. He also headed the design and project development for Nykredit Financial Services’ two head offices on the Copenhagen waterfront and the district court of Malmo in Sweden. As partner of schmidt hammer lassen architects, Kim Holst Jensen is the joint recipient of more than 85 Danish and international awards.

Memberships/

Association of Danish Architects (AA)

Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA)

Academic Council of the Artists

Society (Akademirådets Kunstnersamfund)

Honorary Office/

External censor at the School of Architecture in Aarhus

Specialist judge in public architectural competitions.

Distinctions/

2009 Eckersberg Medal

Graduation from the School of Architecture in Aaarhus (1991)

Selected main works/

– Hvidovre Hospital Somatic Section/Copenhagen DK/ 30,560 m2/ Completion 2017

– Helsingborg Hospital/ Malmo, SE/35,000 m2/ Completion 2016

– Cultural Center and Library/ Karlshamn/ Sweden/ 5.000 m 2/ 1st Prize in restricted competition 2012

– China Mobile Call Center, China, (Section 2) Call center, Administration building, Dormitory, Canteen etc. 800,000m2, 12-stories, completion in 2016

– The New Aalborg University Hospital/ Denmark/ 142.000 m 2/ € 551 M/ 1st Prize in restricted, international competition 2012. Construction period 2013-2020

– Extension to the Kolding Hospital/ Denmark/ 32.000 m2, € 72 M/1 st prize in restricted, international competition 2010. Construction period 2010-2014

– Warsaw Tower, office high-rise/Warsaw/ Poland/ 2011/ 60.000 m2/ 1 st Prize in restricted international competition 2009

– International Criminal Court, The Hague, NL. 40,000 m2 €90 M. Winner of the contract in international competition in 2010. Construction period 2013-2015

– Urban Mediaspace ”DOKK 1” multimedia library/ DK-Aarhus/ 30,000 m2/ € 220 M/ 2009-2014/ 1. prize in restricted international competition 2008. Completion in 2014

– The Crystal, Nykredit head office,/ Copenhagen, DK/ 6.850 m2/ Completion 2010

– Halmstad Library/ SE-Halmstad/ 8,000 m2/ € 12 M/ 2004-2006/ Municipality of Halmstad Achitectural Prize 2006/ Nomination for the Kaspar Salin Prize 2006

– ARoS Art Museum/ DK-Aarhus/ 17,000 m2/ € 41 M/ 1997-2004/ Municipality of Aarhus Architectural Award 2004/ FX Awards Best Museum 2004/ InSitu Award 2004/ 1 st Prize in restricted international competition 1997

– Nykredit Head Office/ Copenhagen/ 24,000 m2/ 1999-2001/ Municipality of Copenhagen Architectural Prize 2001

– Flundran District Court/ Malmö / Sweden/ 10,000 m2/ 2009

– Katuaq Culture House/ Gro-Nuuk/ 4,800 m2/ 1994-1997/ €12 million/ The Architectural Prize of Nykredit 1998/ Award of the State’s Endowment 1998/ Eckersberg Medal 1999

– Extension to The Royal Library/ DK-Copenhagen/ 21,000 m2/ € 49 M./ 1993-1999/ Architecture Award of the Municipality of Copenhagen 2000/ Du Pont Benedictus Award 2003 m.fl. 1 st Prize in restricted international competition 1993

Selected schmidt hammer lassen projects/

– Office headquarters, 20.000 m2, development in central Stockholm, Sweden. Won in 2014

– Urban Mountain, Oslo, Norway. Green refurbishment of high-rise. Existing: 50.875 m2 Extension: 28.375 m2, won in 2013

– Island School, Hong Kong, China, 28,000 m2, won in 2014

– Ningbo New Library, Ningbo, China, 31,405 m2, won in 2013

– Vensyssel Theatre & Experience Centre, Denmark, 4,200 m2, €16,5 M ex.VAT. Won in 2013

– Skanderborg Sports & Administration Centre, Denmark, 18,424 m2. Won in 2013

– Urban Mountain sustainable high-rise refurbishment, Oslo, Norway, existing building: 50,875 m2, extension: 28,375 m2,.Won in 2013

– Green Valley, sustainable office building, Shanghai, China. 50,000 m². Won in 2013. Construction 2013-2015

– Anstalt Nuuk, correctional facility in Greenland. 8.387 m². Won in 2013. Construction 2014-1016

– Hvidovre University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark, 30.560 m2. Won in 2013. Construction 2014-2017

– Ningbo Daily Newspaper Group, Media Headquarters, Ningbo, China. 92,750 m². Won in 2012. Construction 2013-2015

– Meicang Art Museum and Art District, Shanghai, China. 5,000 m². Commissioned in 2012. Construction 2012- Project on hold

– Culture Centre and Library in Karlshamn, Sweden. 5.000 m². Won in 2013. Construction 2013-2015

– Køge Hospital, Køge, Denmark, 160.000 m2. € 533 M. Competition 2012-13 2nd Prize

– Helsingborg Hospital, Sweden. 35.000 m2. Competition won in 2013

– Jan Portaels Hospital, Vilvoorde, Belgium. 45.000 m². Competition proposal

– Aalborg University Hospital, extension. 134.000 m². € 534 M. Won in 2012. Construction period 2013-2020

– Xuhui Performing Arts Centre, 25,000 m², Shanghai, China, 2013

– Green Valley Expo Site, 50,000 m² ,office buildings, Shanghai, China, 2013

– Ningbo Daily Newspaper Group headoffice, 35,000 m², China

– New Bridge, Hainan Island, China, 2013

– China Mobile Call Center, 434,000 m², Huai’an City, China, 2013

– Rigshospitalet, extension, Copenhagen 67.000 m². € 240 M. Finalist in 2012 competition

– Herlev Sygehus, Extension, Copenhagen, 53.000 m² , €177 M. Finalist in 2012 competition

– Warsaw Office Tower, 188 m. 60.000 m². Construction period 2012-2016

– Extension to the Kolding Hospital, 32,000 m², Won in 2010. Completion in 2014

– Halifax Central Library in Canada. 11,000 m². Won in 2010. Completion in 2014

– Schwabinger Tor Hotel, 5-star, in Munich, Germany. 40,000 m². Won in 2010. Completion in 2014– International Criminal Court The Hague, NL, 2010, 2nd prize in int. competition

– Urban Mediaspace/ Multimedia Library DK-Aarhus 2014

– 0-energy office building of the Aarhus Municipality, Viby (Competition won in 2010)

– Deichmanske Library, 2009, 2nd prize in international competition

– The Blue Planet Aquarium, Copenhagen, DK, Competition in 2008. 2nd prize in Int. Competition

– Holbaek Masterplan and DGI-City (Sports and Leisure Centre of the Danish Gymnastics and Sports Associations) 2012

– VIA University Campus in Skejby (competition won in 2008)

– Caroli Shopping Centre, refurbishing, Malmoe Sweden (competition won in 2008)

– Meeting Point Malmoe, multifunctional cultural centre, Sweden (competition won in

2008)

– The Peak, hotel highrise, Lund Sweden (competition won in 2008)

Kristian Lars Ahlmark

 
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Kristian Lars Ahlmark, born 1973, is one of five partners at schmidt hammer lassen architects(SHL), where he has worked as an architect since graduating in 2001.

Kristian has shown his great technical skill and creative energy in a large number of SHL’s major competition projects, including the National Archive in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; urban development at Tjuvholmen, Oslo, Norway; Jacksonville State Library, Florida, USA, Changsha Cultural Riverfront, China; the Concert and Conference Centre, Reykjavik, Iceland, the new concert hall, hotel and congress center in Malmö, Sweden. Kristian has been a driver for the office’s expansion into the asian region, running numerous projects and competitions in China, including the prize winning Andersen Garden in Beijing, The Xuhui cultural Riverfront development in shanghai and recently the highly prestigious int .competition on the former Shanghai EXPO site.

Kristian is involved in all phases and functions of the architectural process, from visualisation and sketching to realisation and, in collaboration with the the other partners, he has been involved in developing the design profile of all projects. As a partner Kristian is responsible for the projects in the Øreunds region, including Copenhagen and southern Sweden and Norway. Kristian spearheaded the opening of the Shanghai office in 2011 and has been acting partner responsible for the office and project in the region since. Since the opening the office has grown winning numerous competitions in the cultural, regeneration and office sector. Kristian Lars Ahlmark has also served as project and design manager on a whole raft of projects that have scooped first prizes. See the list below.

Honorary offices/

– Affiliated with the Aarhus School of Architecture as an external examiner of graduation assignments

– Jury member in architectural competitions

– Holds lectures and talks throughout Europe, China and Southeast Asia

The Royal Academy of Fine Arts, School of Architecture (2001)

Creative Management/ Design Responsible

Project experience – selected competition/acquisition (SHL) /

– Hamburg Headquarters Office Campus, Germany, 50,000 m2 (2014)

– SBM Tower, Shanghai, China, 150 meters tall and 65,000 m2. 1st Prize. 2013

– West Bund Biennale Shanghai. U, Xuhei, Shanghai (2013)

– BNP Paribas Office building 100.000 m2, Brussels. Finalist (2013)

– Tianjin Masterplan, China, 1,000,000 m2, including convention centre 20,000 m2 and residedential 20,000 m2 (2013)

– Glostup Neurorehabilitation Centre, Glostrup Hospital (2013)

– Campus Bornholm, Konkurrence, 2nd prize (2013)

– Straume Highrise and Event Square, Straume, Norway. International competition 2nd Prize (2013)

– Green Valley, Expo Site, Shanghai China, int. competition 1st Prize (2012)

– China Mobile Center, Huaian, China, int. competition 1st prize (2012)

– China Mobile Center, Luoyang, Huaian, China, int. competition 1st prize (2012)

– Clarion 5*Hotel, interior design, Tromsø, Norway, int. competition 1st Prize (2012)

– Albertslund Town Center, Albertslund, Denmark, competition 1st Prize (2012)

– Wuxi Water reasearch fascilities, wuxi, China, int. competition 1st Prize (2012)

– Microsoft Headquarters, Denmark (2011)

– Xuhui Cultural Riverfront, Shanghai, China, int. competition 1st Prize (2011)

– Lund Science Village, Sweden. 292,000 m2 master plan. Int. competition 2nd Prize(2011)

– ”The Typhoon” Culture Centre in Malmö, Sweden, int. competition 1st prize (with black box equipment) 2008

– Choice Malmö Live Hotel interior, Malmö, Sweden, int. competition 1st Prize (2009)

– Malmö Live Concert Hall in Malmö, Sweden, int. competition 1st Prize (with black box equipment) 2008

– “The Salt Crystals” Hotel and Congress Centre in Helsingborg, Sweden, 1st Prize (2009)

– Hotel Högsta Punkten, Lund, Sweden, int. competition 1st prize (2008)

– Caroli Shopping Centre, Malmö, Sweden, int. competition 1st prize (2008)

– World Trade Centre, Växjö, Sweden

– Amazon Court, int. competition – lead architect, 1st prize (2005)

– Langagergård homes, competition – lead architect, 1st prize

– Farum Kaserne homes, competition – design manager, 1st prize

– Scan Jour, new head office – lead architect

– Spiladós, Reykjavik, Iceland

– Metropolitan Zone, Copenhagen

– Changsha Cultural Riverfront, int. competition – lead architect

– Jiarun Garden, homes in Beijing, competition – lead architect, 1st prize

– Homes in Fornebu, Oslo, Norway

– National Archive, Beijing

– KE – new head office, competition – lead architect, 1st prize

– Køge stadium

– CSC, new head office – lead architect

– Tjuvholmen – urban development, Oslo, Norway

– Sparekassen Sjælland (bank, Zealand, Denmark)

– Jacksonville Main Library, 2nd prize

– Mærsk Data, Lyngbyvejen Rovsinggade, Gl. Køge Landevej

– Sana – homes in Greenland

– Jagtvejen, homes in Nuuk, Greenland – outline proposal

– KE – new head office – design work for and on the outline proposal. Subsequent spatial

– Homes at Sluseholmen – lead architect for draft proposals, then design consultant on preliminary project

– Jiarun Garden – design work for project proposal. Parallel role as design co-ordinator.

– Chongqing F-Site – sketching/visualisation

– Langagergaard Nord – quality programme for homes. Lead architect

Commercial/professional experience (previous employment)/

– Holm & Grut: Maglegårds school, Gentofte, Denmark

– “Tegnestuen 7.Sal” (own studio): housing and refurbishment of appartments. And several competiotions

– House on the island of Rømø (project proposal assignment – not built)

Morten Schmidt

 
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Morten Schmidt, born 1956, is the co-founder (1986) of the architectural practice schmidt hammer lassen architects with architects Bjarne Hammer and John F. Lassen. Morten Schmidt acts as responsible partner for the company’s London office.

Morten Schmidt’s particular remit is the practice’s international commissions especially in the UK and North America. He is project partner on Halifax Community Library in Canada, City of Westminster College in London and University of Aberdeen Library. Earlier works include the Katuaq Culture Centre in Nuuk, Greenland, Halmstad Library and Växjö City Library in Sweden and huge housing developments in China. He is also very much involved in regular liaising with the practice’s international contacts and in the presentation of the practice in the international arena. In the domestic arena, Morten Schmidt has specifically been responsible for the design development of a raft of projects that include the extension to the Royal Library in Copenhagen and the Aarhus Art Museum ARoS, the largest art museum in Northern Europe.

As the founding partner of schmidt hammer lassen architects, Morten Schmidt is the joint recipient of a considerable number of Danish and international architectural awards for completed projects.

Memberships/

Akademisk Arkitektforening (AA)

Royal Institute of British Architects (ARB/RIBA)

The Artists Society (Kunstnersamfundet)

AIA American Institute of Architects

Honorary Offices/

Member of the executive committee of the Federation of Danish Architects (Danske

Ark) 1995 - present

External examiner at the School of Architecture in Aarhus and at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Copenhagen

Specialist judge in public architectural competitions

Distinctions/

1999 Eckersberg Medal

MA in Architecture, MAA/ARB/RIBA/AIA

School of Architecture in Århus (1982)

Selected main projects/

– Anstalt Nuuk, correctional facility in Greenland. 8.387 m²/ €46,5 million ex. VAT. Won in 2013. Construction 2014-1016

– Halifax Community Library/ Canada/ 10,200 m2/ €38.5 million/ Construction period 2011-2014/ 1 st Prize in restricted international competition 2010

– Highlands Branch Library/ Edmonton, Canada/ 1,400 m2/ €4.2 million/ Construction period 2011-2012/ 1st Prize in restricted international competition 2010

– City of Westminster College/ Paddington Green UK/ 24,000 m2/ €96 million/ 2008-2010/ 1 st Prize in restricted international competition 2006

– University of Aberdeen New Library UK/ 15,500 m2/ €40 million/2009-2011/ 1 st Prize in restricted international competition 2005

– Thor Heyerdahl College & Sports Arena/ Larvik NO/ 28,000 m2 /€75 million/ Construction period 2007-2009/ 1st Prize in restricted international competition 2005

– Extension to The Royal Library/ DK-Copenhagen/ 21,000 m2/ €49 M./ Construction period 1993-1999/Architecture Award of the Municipality of Copenhagen 2000/ Du Pont BenedictusAward 2003/ 1st Prize in open international competition 1993

– ARoS Art Museum/ DK-Aarhus/ 17,000 m2/ €41 M/ Construction period 1998-2004/ Architecture Award of the Municipality of Aarhus 2004/ FX Awards Best Museum 2004/ InSitu Award 2004/ 1st Prize in restricted international competition 1997

– Katuaq Culture Centre/ Nuuk/ Greenland/ 4.800 m2/ €12 M/ Construction Period 1994-97/ Selected Buildings Award 1997/ Nykredit Architecture Award 1998/ The Danish Arts Foundation Award 1998/ Eckersberg Medal 1999

General projects of the company 1996-2010 (selected)/

– Office headquarters, 20.000 m2, development in central Stockholm, Sweden. Won in 2014

– Urban Mountain, Oslo, Norway. Green refurbishment of high-rise. Existing: 50.875 m2 Extension: 28.375 m2, won in 2013

– Island School, Hong Kong, China, 28,000 m2, won in 2014

– Ningbo New Library, Ningbo, China, 31,405 m2, won in 2013

– Vensyssel Theatre & Experience Centre, Denmark, 4,200 m2, €16,5 M ex.VAT. Won in 2013

– Skanderborg Sports & Administration Centre, Denmark, 18,424 m2. Won in 2013

– Urban Mountain sustainable high-rise refurbishment, Oslo, Norway, existing building: 50,875 m2, extension: 28,375 m2,.Won in 2013

– Green Valley, sustainable office building, Shanghai, China. 50,000 m². Won in 2013. Construction 2013-2015

– Anstalt Nuuk, correctional facility in Greenland. 8.387 m². Won in 2013. Construction 2014-1016

– Hvidovre University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark, 30.560 m2. Won in 2013. Construction 2014-2017

– Ningbo Daily Newspaper Group, Media Headquarters, Ningbo, China. 92,750 m². Won in 2012. Construction 2013-2015

– Meicang Art Museum and Art District, Shanghai, China. 5,000 m². Commissioned in 2012. Construction 2012-2014

– Culture Centre and Library in Karlshamn, Sweden. 5.000 m². Won in 2013. Construction 2013-2015

– Køge Hospital, Køge, Denmark, 160.000 m2. € 533 M. Competition 2012-13 2nd Prize

– Helsingborg Hospital, Sweden. 35.000 m2. Competition won in 2013

– Jan Portaels Hospital, Vilvoorde, Belgium. 45.000 m². Competition proposal

– Aalborg University Hospital, extension. 134.000 m2. € 551,5 M. Won in 2012. Constrution period 2013-2020

– Rigshospitalet, extension, Copenhagen 67.000 m2. € 241 M. Finalist in 2012 competition

– Herlev Sygehus, Extension, Copenhagen, 53.000 m2. € 178 M. Finalist in 2012 competion

– Warsaw Office Tower, 188 m. 60.000 m2. Construction period 2012-2016

– Ext. to the Kolding Hospital, 32,000 m2, Won in 2010. Completion in 2014. €77 M

– Caroli Shopping Centre, refurbishing, Malmoe Sweden 2010

– Meeting Point Malmoe, multifunctional cultural centre, Sweden 2010

– The Peak, hotel highrise, Lund Sweden 2010

– “The Crystal” extension of Nykredit Head Office, Copenhagen 2009

– “Spinderierne” culture centre (The Spinning Mills) in Vejle DK 2006

– NRGi Head Office in Aarhus DK 2007

– Halmstad Library in Halmstad, SE 2006

– Performers House in Silkeborg, School of Performing Arts, DK 2007

– Art and Culture Center, Nuuk, Greenland

– The frigate ”Fregatten Jylland”, Ebeltoft, Visitors Centre

– Kromann Reumert Head Office, Copenhagen

– Danfoss Head Office, Nordborg DK

– TV2 / Østjylland (new domicile for local TV station)

– Kolding Tekniske Skole (technical college)

– DGI-byen, Sports, Wellness & Culture Centre, 1st and 2nd phases, Copenhagen DK

– Stadsbiblioteket (city library), Växjö, Sweden 2003

– Greenland’s Culture Centre - Katuaq, Nuuk, Greenland

– Capellakaj, housing in Copenhagen

– DGI-byen, Vesterbro, Copenhagen

– Nykredit, new headquarters in Copenhagen

– La Rochelle, France

– Holbaek Masterplan

– Nykredit

– NCC headquarters

Selected Architectural Awards (selected)/

2012 The “Best Housing Project in the Nordic Countries” Award, from Nordiska Kooperativa och Allmännyttiga Bostadsorganisationer (Nordic Cooperative and Social

Housing Organisations) for the zero-energy housing scheme Lærkehaven III (The Garden of Larks)

2012 ArchDaily Building of the Year 2011 for The Crystal (Nykredit), Copenhagen, in the Office Building category

2011 LEAF Award, Best Structural Design of the year for the Crystal/ Nykredit – DKCopenhagen

2011 New London Award for City of Westminster College

2011 European Steel Design Award 2011 for the Crystal/ Nykredit, DK-Copenhagen

2011 RIBA AWARD for City of Westminster College – London Category

2010 Highly Commended in MIPIM AR Future Project Award in the category Regeneration & Masterplanning for Memel City, Klaipeda, Lithuania

2010 Fredericia Municipality Architectural Prize for Brørup Savings bank, DK

2009 Silkeborg Municipality Architectural Prize, Performers House, DK

2009 Vejle Municipality Architectural Prize 2008 (awarded in 09), Haverne Housing, DK

2009 World Architecture Festival, shortlisted, Holbæk Harbour masterplan and DGI building, DK

2009 Award for “Best Office Development” by Czech construction magazine The Central & Eastern European Construction & Investment Journal for Amazon Court, CZ

2009 World Architecture Festival, shortlisted, Bodil Binner Goldsmith, DK

2008 The Danish magazine “Byggeri” (Construction) elected Birkerød Sports Centre, DK, “Building of the Year 2008”

2008 Rudersdal Architectural Prize for Birkerød Sports Centre, DK

2008 World Architecture Festival, shortlisted, Birkerød Idrætscenter, DK

2008 Emirates Glass Leaf Grand Prix Award 2008, for Performers House in DK-Silkeborg

2008 Emirates Glass Leaf Award, in the category Mixed-use Buildings, for Performers House in DK-Silkeborg

2008 Vejle Municipality Architecture Prize for functionalistic family houses in Kellers Park, DK

2008 Winner of MIPIM AR Future Project Award, Office Buildings – Amazon Court, CZ

2008 Commended in MIPIM AR Future Project Award, Residential – The Gardens, DK

2007 Skyttehusbugten Dwellings, winner of the MIPIM AR Future Projects Award

2006 The Municipality of Halmstad Architecture Prize for the Halmstad Library Sweden

2006 Highly commended in the category Big Urban Projects, MIPIM for East Harbour Reykjavik

2005 SAJK Architecture Prize for Växjö City Library

2005 Kronoberg County Architecture Prize for Växjö City Library

2005 IOC/IAKS Silver Award for the Danish Gymnastics and Sports Association Building (DGI-huset)

2005 Red Dot: German design prize for the “Flakes” stackable chair

2004 Växjö Municipality Architecture Växjö City Library Prize

2004 Kaspar Salin nomination for Växjö City Library

2004 Aarhus Municipality Architecture Prize for ARoS - Aarhus Art Museum

2002 FX International Interior Design Award 2002, in the category: “Best office building 2002”

2002 Architectural prize of the Municipality of Copenhagen for “Kromann Reumert”, law office.

2001 Architectural prize of the Municipality of Aalborg for “Aalborg Lufthavn”, Airport, Northern Jutland

2001 The Municipality of Copenhagen’s Architectural Prize for “Nykredit Headquarters”

2000 Awarded the architectural prize of the City of Copenhagen for the Royal Library

1999 Awarded the Wood Award 1999, the Danish Timber Information Council’s award for ‘outstanding use of wood’ for Greenland’s Culture Centre – Katuaq, Nuuk, Greenland

1999 The Eckersberg medal 1999 for Culture Centre, Greenland – Katuaq and Stibo

Rong Lu

 
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Rong Lu founded the SHL Shanghai office alongside fellow partner Chris Hardie in 2011. Prior to this Rong worked from our Copenhagen office. Rong Lu has the role of Chief Project Director and alongside Chris Hardie has overall responsibility for the day to day management of all projects in Asia, including contractual, regulations, planning and design.

Education and Qualifications/

University of Sheffield, UK MA Master of Architecture

Suzhou Technology University Bachelor of Architecture

Experience/

Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects 2008 - present

Mulvany G2 Architecture 2003 - 2006

ECADI (East China Architectural Design Institute) 1999 - 2003

Teaching/

Visiting Critic, Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, Suzhou, China, 2012

Selected project experience – Projects in SHL (2008-present)/

Anderson Garden, Beijing, China

90,000 m2 luxury residential development

EXPO Green Valley, Shanghai, China

50,000 m2 sustainable office buildings

China Mobile Research & Development Campus, Huaian, China

450,000 m2 Campus

China Mobile Call Centre Campus, Louyang, China

400,000 m2 Campus

Ningbo Daily Newspaper Headquarters, Ningbo, China

125,000 m2 Office building

Ningbo Home of Staff, Ningbo, China

104,000 m2 cultural home for Ningbo Labour Union

Tian Yi Town Masterplan, Wuxi, China

780,000 m2

Tianjin Tower T1, China. 37,000 m2 total area.

Construction 2009-11

Previous experience/

Mulvanny G2 architecture (2003-06)

Suifenhe 4 Star Hotel, 40,000 sqm, 2004.

Shanghai Fudan Crown plaza hotel , 5 star, 37,000 sqm, 2004

DongGuan Hotel complex, 5 star, 360,000 sqm. 2004-2005

Shanghai Zhangjiang headquater building, 80,000 sqm, 2005

Xingyue Headquater Park, 2005

Suzhou Xindi high rise residential, 2004

Shanghai Minhang CBD urban planning, 2004

ECADI (1999-03)

Yangzhou No.4 Hospital, 40,000sqm, 1999

Chongqing Pearl plaza, residential mixed, 2000

Chongqing TV & Radio building, 2003

Fuzhou Bund garden, residential planning, 260,000sqm, 2003

Shanghai Dongjiao Hotel, 2001