12 Nov 20

Woods Bagot Announces a New Presence in Shenzhen

With 35 years of continuous development in China, Woods Bagot is excited to announce our new presence in Shenzhen. Envisioned as a collaborative hub, this new startup extends our relationships with clients and partners in the Greater Bay Area and across China – allowing Woods Bagot to continue providing a best in class services across architecture, interior, master planning and branding.

“As a focus area for national policies, a strategic HQ location, and the centre GDP regional economy, Shenzhen and the GBA will continue to grow rapidly. Woods Bagot is well engaged in this region of China alongside our Hong Kong, Beijing and Shanghai studios that already have deep client relationships and growing portfolios of major projects. The establishment of our base here promotes the growth of our Global Studio, access to internationally significant projects and elevates our presence in southern China market.” Director and Regional Executive Chair – China, Stephen Jones commented.


This permanent team in Shenzhen will be anchored by Ben Ke, Christopher Lye, Pearl Huang, Jean Weng and Stephen Jones with integration from local and global experts.

“The unique global studio model forms a good foundation for Woods Bagot to respond better and faster to help developing Shenzhen’s vision of being the future focused area with new industries, businesses and models.” said Ben Shenzhen Business Development Director.

“With this new presence in Shenzhen and our cross-disciplinary expertise, we are looking forward to bringing our clients and partners world leading design practices that will help build a unique future for GBA byconnecting global experience to lcoal delivery.” Woods Bagot Principal and Regional Client Stream Leader Christopher Lye added.