The lecture will reflect on ten years of Leong Leong's practice and the studio's ongoing research into informal and formal collectives.
Leong Leong is an internationally recognized architecture agency based in New York. The office works with diverse clients to build cultural resonance and advance social agendas within the built environment. Founded by brothers Christopher and Dominic Leong, Leong Leong works as designers and thought partners frequently expanding the role of the architect to integrate design and strategy.
Leong Leong investigates the ways in which form, organization, and materiality shape our lives and social institutions. The office designs buildings, masterplans, furniture, interiors, and exhibitions across a range of geographies from NY to LA and from Europe to Asia. The firm’s work has been exhibited and commissioned by international institutions including the Guggenheim Museo Bilbao, MoMA, the XIV Venice Architecture Biennale, the Oslo Architecture Triennale, Sharjah Biennale, and the MAK Center. Leong Leong has received wide recognition including the Architectural League of New York’s Emerging Voices Award, the AIA New York's New Practices Award,and Dezeen's Emerging Architect of the Year Shortlist in 2019. The Anita May Rosenstein Campus was awarded 2019 AIA|LA Presidential Honoree for Community Contribution, AIA New York’s 2020 Design Award in Architecture Honoree, and was named Architect’s Newspaper’s 2019 Design Awards Public Building of the Year and Finalist for Building of the Year.
This lecture is sponsored by the Wilsonart Endowed Lectureship in Interior Design