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Darren Chang, AIA

I have had more than 12 years of extensive experience in the design and development of luxury residential, office, retail, hotel, and cultural institutions. I have been responsible for important projects in the US as well as abroad, including Weehawken 1800 Condominium, 75 Park Lane, Shore House, Park and Shore sales gallery, Hudson Park, Xuhui Waterfront CBD, PingAn International Finance Center Tower Top, Xi’an Towers, Suzhou Tech-Park Art Center, China Culture Center competition, etc. I have also published in international journals and given lectures at universities and international conferences on my research in performance-driven form generation. I am currently the Vice President of Design at Hongkun USA. Before that I served as the director of design and marketing at Strategic Capital, a New York-based real estate development firm, and have worked at world-renowned architecture firms including KPF, RTKL and OMA.

I am a registered architect in the states of New York and New Jersey. I obtained my master degree in architecture from Harvard Graduate School of Design, and aerospace engineering degrees from MIT and Cornell University.