Gong Dong

Architect Beijing / China

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Gong Dong
Gong Dong
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Gong Dong received Bachelor & Master of Architecture from Tsinghua University, followed by a diploma at University of Illinois where he received the Master of Architecture. He also had an exchange experience at Technical University of Munich. During his study in America, Gong Dong received several awards including Excellence Award from Steedman Fellowship International Architectural Design Competition, 2000; First Prize from American Institute of Architects Chicago Chapter’s Student Design Competition,2001 and Excellence Award from Malama Learning Centre International Architecture Design Cmpetition,2002. Prior to establishing his own practice he worked for Soloman Cordwell Buenz & Associates in Chicago, then at Richard Meier & Partners and Steven Holl Architects in New York. In 2008, Gong Dong founded Vector Architects and has become one of the most active young architects in China. Gong Dong has been invited as guest speaker by Universities including Tsinghua University, TianJin University and Southeast University.etc. He was also appointed the design tutor in Tsinghua University, School of Architecture. His firm and projects have won awards including China Architecture Media awards (shortlist for the Best Architecture & the Best Young Architect ); WA China Architecture Award ; Chinese Excellent Exploration & Design Industry Awards 1st Prize'; Good Design is Good Business China Award, A&D Trophy Awards “Institutional/ Public Space”- Best of Category, Blueprint Award “Best Public Use Project Privately Funded Category”- Commended, Golden Pin Design Award, and “Architecture Record” Design Vanguard. His projects have been published by “A+U”,” Architectural Review” “Domus”, “Area”, “Mark”, “C3”, “T+A”, “Architecture Journal” and “World Architecture", etc. Gong Dong has also been invited to various exhibitions including Columbia University GSAPP, STUDIO-X BEIJING, 'X-Agenda Micro-Exhibition Series'; West Coast Biennial and China Design Exhibition .etc.