Founder of Penda China
Founded in 2013 and led by Sun Dayong and Wan Shuyan, Penda China is a Beijing-based studio for delivering a multiplicity of projects that celebrate innovative and sustainable design. Then the firm has since proceeded with a gradual growth into a multidisciplinary practice covering a wide spectrum ranging from architecture, landscape, installation art and such, just to name a few. Founders Sun Dayong has been widely regarded as an iconic character amongst the architects of 80’s birth cohort. He won the accolades including Rising Star Designer of JINTANG PRIZE (2015), CHINA NEO POWER INTERIOR DESIGN AWARD (2016), 40 UNDER 40 (2018), Jin Teng Award (2018); invited to attend CHINA HOUSE VISION (2018, Curated by Kenya Hara), appointed as the mere judge from the Greater China of Evolo (2018), picked as Person of the Year by TRENDS HOME (2019), inducted as a judge for Dezeen Awards (2020), and selected to be Architect of the Year by Robb Report Lifestyle (2020).