Hong Zhao

Hong Zhao

Practice: Beijing Truebond Co., Ltd of China Architecture Design & Research Group
Established: 1996
City: Beijing
Country: China
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Hong Zhao is chief architect of Beijing Truebond Co., Ltd of the China Architecture Design & Research Group. With more than 20 years' experience in the field of architecture and interior design, he has designed many major projects in the fields of hospitality, luxury residential, offices and commercial spaces and has won many awards throughout China, the Asia-Pacific region and Europe. He has collaborated with many high-profile hotel groups and international design firms. He has been invited to lecture at the RIBA and other design associations and his works have been exhibited overseas.

Beijing Truebond Co., Ltd of China Architecture Design & Research Group

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How does diversity of people reveal itself at work? Throughout different nations, in their culture or even their food.
Do you think our profession is diverse enough? No, it's not. People have been used to hear just one sound through all the years. But it's getting better and better now in China.
Who are your role models who inspire you? The other architects, the masters, and the older people in our practice who admire this profession so much.
If you could change one thing in our profession, what would it be? More travel, to experience different cultures around the world.
What do you find most rewarding in your area of work? Seeing people get inspired looking at our work in the the finished buildings designed by our team.