Principal Architect of RSAA/Büro Ziyu Zhuang
Ziyu Zhuang, Principal Architect of RSAA/ Büro Ziyu Zhuang. Learning after Bernard Tschumi and Kenneth Frampton, Ziyu Zhuang has been granted the Master’s degree of Architecture and Urban design in Columbia University, USA. As the member of AIA, Chartered Member of RIBA, the member of Architecture League of New York and as the LEED AP of USGBC, Ziyu Zhuang has been invited to be the visiting professor of Tianjin University School of Architecture in 2018-2019. With the projects such as Tongling Recluse, The Cropland-loop Resort, The Chengdu VUE Resort, Courtyard No.7 at The Drum Tower, Nanjing The Unbound Collection by Hyatt, Jining Culture Center Urban Design, The Top of Cloud, Chamber Church, “The Cloud Maze” and other projects, he has won Architizer A+ Award, World Architecture Festival WAF/INSIDE Design Award – Display Winner, WAN Awards-House of the Year, THE PLAN AWARD-HONORABLE MENTION, German Design Award-winner, ICONIC AWARDS: Innovative Architecture-Best of Best, A’ Design Award, DFA Awards-Gold Award, INNODESIGN PRIZE - winner, APIDA-Gold Award, iF DESIGN AWARD, Reddot award, the BIM Award of China Engineering & Consulting Association, and the Design and Art Achievement Award, one of the top prizes of China Building Decoration Association. RSAA/ Büro Ziyu Zhuang was founded in 2010, and it is one of RSAA GmbH members. Based in Beijing, Büro Ziyu Zhuang aims to use the connections from Germany and China to establish a new design vocabulary making use of the resources of both to create a new element of thought, a fusion of European and Chinese architecture. This will create a new and unique style which takes advantage of the two-way system, bringing Chinese influences to Europe, crafting a new line of thought that surpasses the constraints of each individual culture, and vice versa. Following the establishment of BuZZ Shanghai in 2018, RSAA/ Büro Ziyu Zhuang founded a new office- BuZZ Berlin in Berlin, Germany in 2019 in order to respond the growing demand of international market, and make the implementation of projects better.