Huang Wenjing

Huang Wenjing

Founding partner at OPEN Architecture


HUANG Wenjing, AIA. Founding partner of OPEN Architecture, visiting professor at Tsinghua University. Ms. Huang received her B. Arch. from Tsinghua University in 1996, and her M. Arch. from Princeton University in 1999. She is a licensed architect in New York State and a member of the AIA. Prior to OPEN, HUANG was a senior designer and associate at the New York-based firm Pei Cobb Freed and Partners.

HUANG Wenjing and LI Hu co-founded OPEN in New York City in 2003 and established the studio’s Beijing office in 2008. Some built and ongoing projects by OPEN include: the Gehua Youth and Cultural Center, Garden School/Beijing No.4 High School Fangshan Campus, Tsinghua Ocean Center, Pingshan Performing Arts Center, Tank Shanghai, UCCA Dune Art Museum, Chapel of Sound, and Qingpu Pinghe International School.

OPEN’s work has been widely recognized, with recent awards including the 2019 P/A Awards (USA), 2018 AIA Education Facility Design Award of Excellence (USA), 2018 Civic Trust Awards (UK), 2017 Iconic Awards Best of Best (Germany), 2016 Interior Design’s Best of Year (USA), 2015 AIANY Design Award (USA), 2015 London Design Museum’s Design of the Year Nomination (UK), and the Winning Prize of the WA Awards for Chinese Architecture, among many others. 

HUANG has been named the Designer of the Year 2019 by IDEAT Future Award, and one of the “50 under 50: Innovators of the 21st Century”. Besides teaching at Tsinghua University, HUANG has also been a visiting assistant professor at the University of Hong Kong. Recently, HUANG Wenjing and LI Hu co-authored two books titled OPEN ReAction and Towards Openness.

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