K. B. Albert Chan
Director of Development Planning & Design, Shui On Land
Albert leads the site feasibility and concept, master planning and design management of developments at Shui On Land. Beginning with Shanghai Xintiandi in 1997, he led the planning and design of “Tiandi” large scale mixed-use communities in Shanghai, Wuhan, Chongqing, Foshan and other cities in China over the last 20+ years. These developments have received multiple international accolades including ULI Global, ULI Asia Pacific Awards for Excellence, awards from the World Bank, AIA, MIPIM, CTBUH, plus various national and local levels awards. All communities received LEED neighborhood Gold level certifications as well as various building level certifications. Shanghai Xintiandi Community also received world’s first WELL Community certification in 2019. Albert is a member of Sustainable Development Executive Committee at the company. Before working for Shui On Land, Albert’s employment includes Cooper Robertson and Partners, and New York City Department of Design and Construction. Albert is a ULI Global Trustee and chaired the ULI Mainland China Council from 2017-2019. He co-chairs the China Real Estate Design Competition jury, is also jury member of ULI and CTBUH awards. Albert is an Adviser of the HKUST Guangzhou Campus Development Board, and a member of the Board of Directors of American Institute of Architects Shanghai Chapter. Albert received his Master degrees from Columbia University, U.C. Berkeley, the Stern School at NYU, and his B. Arch from University of Minnesota.