RUAN Hao Founding Principal

RUAN Hao, Founding Principal of LYCS Architecture, is a leading designer of China’s post-80’s generation. RUAN Hao received his Master degree of Architecture from Princeton University. He also holds Master and Bachelor degree of Architecture from Tsinghua University. He was the youngest visiting fellow at Harvard University Graduate School of Design, where he later taught design studio with WANG Shu. Currently, RUAN Hao is also an Associate Professor at China Academy of Art School of Architecture. He was the very first architect and interior designer selected for ‘Forbes China 30-under-30’. He was the youngest to be awarded ‘China Architecture Association-Young Chinese Architect Award’. He was also awarded ‘IMAGE - 50 Under 50: Innovators of the 21st Century’, ‘2013 China Top 10 Interior Designers’, ‘Goldman Sachs Global Leaders’ and Asia Society Asia 21 Leaders.


ZHAN Yuan Partner

ZHAN Yuan received his Master degree in Architecture from Harvard University, Bachelor degree of Architecture from Tianjin University. He was tutored by Danish architect Biarke Ingels and Swiss architect Christian Kerez. Prior to joining LYCS, ZHAN Yuan had worked for prestigious firms such as Kengo Kuma Associated. Currently, he is one of the Partner in LYCS Architecture and also an Associate Professor at China Academy of Art School of Architecture. He has been leading a significant amount of important projects of LYCS Architecture, including the Tiantai No.2 Primary School. These projects received awards internationally, such as ‘Architizer - A+Awards Jury Winner’ and were exhibited in various international exhibitions such as the Venice Biennale. He was also one of the youngest keynote speakers at various events in institutions such as Harvard University School of Design, Zhejiang University, Tianjin University. He was also invited to join the 2013 Harvard Asia Business Forum as the main speaker.

HE Yulou

HE Yulou Partner

Master of Environmental Arts, China Academy of Art. With more than 15 years of experience in interior and exhibition design, he joined LYCS Architecture in 2013. He is the person in charge of the exhibition design business of LYCS Architecture. With the design concept of combining digitalization and artistry, he presents the interior and exhibition space of work level. He has led the team to complete the exhibition design and implementation of many world Top 500 companies, listed companies and unicorn enterprises. He has also planned and designed many exhibitions such as Shanghai Design Exhibition and Bauhaus Collection Exhibition of National Museum of China.

CHEN Wenbin

CHEN Wenbin Partner

CHEN Wenbin is one of the earliest founding members of LYCS Architecture. He received his Bachelor degree in Architecture from China Academy of Art School. CHEN  committed himself to Chinese traditional villages research and domestic architecture exploration, he was also concerned about urbanization and population aging problem in modern China. He has gained various experience in urban and architecture design during his professional practice. He has been engaged in more than thirty international and domestic programs, including urban design, architecture design, interior design and landscape design. He is one of the Partner in LYCS Architecture and one of the leaders of architecture program currently. And of he has won a series of important international competitions including‘the Corner of Hangzhou’.

LAI Zhenyu

LAI Zhenyu Partner

Master of Architecture from Politecnico di Milan and Bachelor of Architecture from Xi 'an Jiaotong University. He worked for the famous Danish architecture firm 3XN and joined LYCS Architecture in 2013. He is fully responsible for the interior design projects of the firm, including high-end residential, office headquarters, boutique hotels, commercial consumption and school space, etc. His design works have been invited to participate in many international design exhibitions such as Milan Design Week. He is also one of the main creators of "The Cat Table," which made headlines on

ZHANG Qiuyan

ZHANG Qiuyan Director of Interior Decoration and Technology

ZHANG Qiuyan, one of founding member of the interior design team, joined LYCS Architecture in 2013.She is responsible for the interior technology R&D application and FF&E design procurement services, with more than 10 years of experience in interior and FF&E design.She has led the team to complete multiple types of project design for residential, hotel, office, club and so on. Among them, Residence G Serviced Apartments won “the 2017 METROPOLITAN Magazine Best Serviced Apartment Awards”. At the same time, the interior design of Shanghai Baoye Center has become a benchmark for professional office space that is widely recognized by the market and professional fields.

Prior to joining LYCS Architecture, she worked in Greentown and completed the design of several real estate model houses, clubs and sales center projects. She has a deep understanding and research on professional design fields such as human settlements and user behavior psychology.

JI Han

JI Han Associate Partner

JI Han has worked in a number of well-known overseas companies with nearly 10 years of experience in interior and space design. Joining LYCS Architecture in 2016, he specializes in architectural and indoor integrated design projects, covering hotels, clubs, businesses, retail, restaurants and more. His works, such as "the world's first blockchain club" 2100 Club, Mylines Hotel series and other projects, have been widely reported by international design media.



Today, LYCS Architecture has nearly 80 designers with the international background and solid local design experiences. The partners graduated from internationally renowned universities, such as Princeton University, Tsinghua University, Harvard University, Southern California University of Architecture, China Academy of Art, Milan Polytechnic University and so on. The team has more than 10 years of experience in international and domestic top design agencies.As an inter-disciplinary architectural studio, we have a diverse selection of design works includes architecture, interior design, urban design, soft furnishings and various other contemporary design practices.