Principal Architect and Co-founder of URBANUS Architecture & Design Inc.
In 1999, WANG Hui co-founded URBANUS with partners LIU Xiaodu and MENG Yan. After a co-management of the early work of URBANUS in Shenzhen, WANG Hui has been overseen the operation of Beijing Office since 2003, and takes part in urban and architecture design of the Beijing, Tianjin, Tangshan triangle area, the Yangtze River Delta region and many other cities. Recently, he led the project of The Design of the Five Dragons Temple Environmental Improvement, causing a heated discussion of the protection and regeneration of cultural relic. As Principal in Charge of Design, WANG Hui has designed White Cloud Temple Jewelry Garden, Tangshan Urban Planning Museum and Park, Tangshan Museum Expansion, Drum Tower Area Renewal, CLOUD TOP Building, Tianjin Yujiapu Financial Center, Maritime Art Museum, Shanghai Multimedia Valley and High School Affiliated to Shanghai Jiao Tong University, etc. In addition to his early projects, Shenzhen Planning Building and Shenzhen Metro Headquarters Tower, his recent projects in the southern cities include Cultural Center of Pingshan District, etc. WANG Hui is also involved in a number of urban researches, including Preservation & Regeneration of Qianmen East Hutong Area, Beijing Future S & T Park Central Area Urban Design, Beijing CBD New Core Urban Design and Building Design and Beijing New Ecological Community of Pear Village, etc.
WANG Hui is an architect licensed in New York State. He received his Bachelor and Master’s degrees of Architecture from Tsinghua University, and Master’s degree of Architecture from Miami University. He is a member of a council of the Architectural Society of China, and a member of a council of Architects’ Branch at the Architectural Society of China. He is also an instructor for design at the Architecture School at Tsinghua University and a visiting professor at the ADA Research Center at Beijing University of Civil Engineering and Architecture. WANG Hui served as one of the members at the editorial board for The Journal of Architecture and other major academic journals. In addition to acting as a jury member and reference for numerous domestic and international major competitions, WANG Hui is frequently invited to give lectures at many internationally recognized universities and architectural associations in the United States, United Kingdom, Russia, Canada, Switzerland, Belgium, Brazil, Malaysia, Singapore, Slovenia.