LYCS Architecture, founded in 2011, is a pioneering architectural practice based in Hangzhou and Hongkong, China. The firm engages in critical research and cutting-edge design on urban development and architectural matters. LYCS provides urban planning, architecture, interior, graphic and product design services and is currently working on projects in Singapore, Hongkong, Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and many other major cities in Asia. Through innovative research and design, LYCS is committed to providing representable solutions to the critical issues of high-density urban developments and the ever-evolving demands of user behaviors.
LYCS Architecture’s design works have been acknowledged by media and press worldwide, including New York Times, TIME, Forbes, China CCTV, China Daily etc. LYCS's has received numerous design awards internationally, including Forbes “China's 30 Most Promising Designers" ,"2015 A+Awards 'Jury Winner' and 'Popular Choice Winner'", "2015 INNOVATORS 50","Forbes China 30-Under-30", "50 under 50, 21st Century Innovators", "Architectural Society of China–Young Designers
Prize", "2014 A+Award 'Jury Winner", 2013 Chinese Architectural Art ‘Young Designers Prize’, the Azure Magazine’s 2011 AZ "People’s Choice" Award, 2010 French CA’ASI "New Chinese Architectural Design Award", to name a few. LYCS’s works had exhibited in world-class exhibitions such as 2015 & 2014 Milan Design Week, 2014 Beijing Design Week, 2016 & 2013 Design Shanghai Exhibition, and the 11th,12th,14th la Biennale di Venezia in Venice, Italy.
This 40-people firm is currently developing designs that range from offices to residential, retail to cultural, and civic to master planning. These projects are located throughout China and America, including Beijing, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Hangzhou, Sanya, and others. The team has breadth and depth working with architectural firms such as SHoP, Preston Scott Cohen, Reiser+Umemoto in the United States, Bjarke Ingels Group in Denmark and Kengo Kuma & Associates in Japan, accumulating a wealth of practical experience.