LYCS Architecture, is an international practice based in Hangzhou and Hong Kong. As one of the most well-know new architecture and interior design office in China, the firm engages in cutting-edge architectural design as a pioneer of cultural and creative industries in China and internationally. The firm is committed to both the ever-evolving demands of architectural and urban design theory and practice as a function of our society. We are invested in the critical issues of building design, urban development, and construction in China, and the design demands that an innovative design synthesis requires for international quality.
LYCS Architecture’s design works has 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 masterplanning. 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.