Woods Bagot China is pleased to share the newest appointments to our design and project management leadership teams: Michael Kang, Cyrus Chen, Joerg Lonkwitz, Jun H Do, Vinson Wu and Yu Mao.

With over 37 years of experience, Michael Kang, FAIA, FACHA, EDAC, LEEP AP, has advanced the practice of healthcare architecture around the world through projects that have received critical recognition because of their promotion of health, wellness, and life sciences through design. Kang’s design philosophy is rooted in the belief that healthcare environments must leave a positive impact on society – a catalyst to promote healing through therapeutic spaces and responsive to scientific discoveries. He understands the complex nature of healthcare building type and works with his multidisciplinary teams and stakeholders to merge key user objectives, evidence-based design principles and technology into a coherent vision – promoting inventive design centered around the latest technological advances and best practices.

Cyrus is a Class 1 registered Architect with 18 years of extensive experiences in architecture and design, spanning sectors such as masterplanning, urban design and mixed-use. He has led multiple landmark projects and carried out innovative design strategies with special focuses on urban public spaces and TODs. Working closely with clients at all levels from developers, city leaders to LDIs and other design consultancies, Cyrus is also highly recognized and trusted because of his outstanding capability in design, deep understanding of clients’ needs and efficient communication skills.

Joerg Lonkwitz is a passionate and charismatic architect with over 16 years of professional experience working for several international design firms. He specializes in mixed-use, commercial, and super high-rise projects and delves into green building design. He incorporates sustainable design strategies such as carbon neutrality into the whole building life cycle. Joerg has lived and worked in China for more than 10 years to pursue excellence in design solutions by controlling all aspects of a project from the schematic phase to the implementation phase. His comprehensive management skills allow him to lead multi-line teams in design, manpower resources, and business development, helping the design firm grow its business in China.

Jun H Do is an experienced lead architect who has studied, lived, and worked in Los Angeles, New York, and Shanghai. His international education and work background gave him a wealth of experience, with a particular focus on the Asian market. With over 17 years of experience, he specializes in large-scale commercial retail projects and has a unique approach to commercial design that incorporates the needs of clients into design thinking and provides grounded and creative design solutions. He has also completed numerous master planning and urban design projects where he integrates his commercial design experience into diverse projects.

With a career spanning nearly 20 years, Vinson is no stranger to working with globally-renowned design firms. He and his teams have collaborated with multiple well-known real estate developers to complete a large number of landmark large-scale retail projects and win high-profile real estate and design awards in the industry. With a keen sense of creativity and commitment to rigor, Vinson always keeps a down-to-earth attitude towards work which guarantees the project outcome. Vinson commits to providing the best service and professional support to satisfy the client’s 360-degree planning.

Yu Mao has over 20 years of experience in architectural design and property development. She has designed a wide range of projects, including large-scale masterplanning, commercial complexes, retail, cultural and educational projects, hospitality, and industrial projects. As an architect with a keen sense of social responsibility, Yu has a strong focus on the successful integration of land values and architectural products. When cooperating with clients and teams to complete projects, she expresses what she thinks eloquently – putting her ideas forward society and people with high-quality projects to impact the world.