Chang, Yung Ho

MArch(Berkeley); AIA

Professor Chang Yung Ho is the Founding Partner and Principal Architect of Atelier Feichang Jianzhu (FCJZ).

Educated both in China and in the US, Professor Chang received his Master of Architecture degree from the University of California, Berkeley in 1984. Since 1992, he has been practising in China and established FCJZ with Lijia Lu in 1993. He has received a number of prizes and recognitions, such as First Place in the Shinkenchiku Residential Design Competition in 1986, Progressive Architecture Citation Award in 1996, 2000 UNESCO Prize for the Promotion of the Arts, Academy Award in Architecture from American Academy of Arts and Letters in 2006, 2016 China Architecture Media Award Excellence in Practice Prize, and Honorary Membership of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Hong Kong. FCJZ has been recognised as one of the 100+ Best Architecture Firms 2019 by Domus magazine. Recently, Jishou Art Museum, designed by FCJZ, won the AIA 2020 Architecture Award and the ArchDaily China Building of the Year 2020 Award.

Professor Chang has published a number of books and monographs, including Exhibition as Construction Experiment in English, World Architecture special issue – The Modernity of MakingYung Ho Chang in Chinese/English, Yung Ho Chang / Atelier Feichang Jianzhu: A Chinese Practice in English/French and Yung Ho Chang: Luce chiara, camera oscura in Italian. He participated in many international exhibitions of art and architecture, including six times in the Venice Biennale since 2000. He has taught at various architecture schools in the US and China; he was Professor and Founding Head of the Graduate Center of Architecture at Peking University from 1999 to 2005; he held the Kenzo Tange Chair at Harvard GSD in 2002, the Eliel Saarinen Chair at Michigan in 2004, and between 2005 and 2010, he headed the Architecture Department at MIT. He was also a Pritzker Prize Jury member from 2012 to 2017.