Office ZHU is a Chinese-Dutch collaboration company, our offices located in Rotterdam & Shanghai. We provide high quality, custom made products and services in a variety of different scales, starting from Objects and Interiors, Architecture and Urban Design.
Wang Zhuoer, the founder of Office ZHU, is in charge of the Chinese projects and the local market. She is a visiting critic at China Academy of Art and Shanghai Jiaotong University Architecture Faculty. After graduating from Shanghai Jiaotong University, Zhuoer completed her Master studies at Berlage Institute in Rotterdam, where she studied Urban Design and Research. Upon completion, she interned at Powerhouse Company and worked for VMX Architects as an architect and the representative.
Sun Qian, a valued member of the team, is an experience architect with 8 years practice in European market. She graduated from Shanghai Jiaotong University and worked at Christ & Gantenbein Architects in Switzerland for five years and RKW+ Architect in Germany for an additional three years. Qian has gained extensive project management and construction experience where she completed several large-scale projects in Switzerland and Germany.
Zhang Lingxiao, Master of Architecture and Urbanism from Berlage Institute, is also collaborating with us. He worked as a project architect at OMA‘s Rotterdam, Hong Kong offices, and ARUP in Shanghai, where he completed a series of influential and challenging projects such as Foundazione Parada and accumulated a wealth of extensive practical experience.
By collaborating with diverse team members, Office ZHU aims to provide an open & international platform, which allows different voices and ideas to flourish.
Smart design always looks simple. We believe an intelligent architect will able to solve different issues through minimum gesture. That's why we called ourselves 'Ling Zhu', which in Chinese means zero construct.