Our Team is comprised of talented professionals with Bachelor's and/or Master's degree in the field of Architecture.


Since founding her firm in 2009, Ms. Lu has been invited to speak at gatherings in the U.S. and China:

-Empowering Women through Design 2014 - Elite Symposium for Women in Leadership and Innovative Design and Social Responsibility, Hosted by the China Women's Development Foundation, United Nations Office for Partnership, and Sino-American Culture & Arts Foundation - Invited Speaker. (2014)

-Invited Guest Speaker for SinoVision's "Living in NY" (2013)

-Learning from Fair Housing and Community Reinvestment, Presentation to The Chinese Delegation from Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development (2012)

-Cornell China Conference - Reform Horizon, Cornell University - Invited Speaker. (2012)

-Queens Architecture & Rezoning Seminar - Zoning and Rezoning in Queens, Hosted by Chinese American Real Estate Association and Long Island Board of Realtors - Invited Speaker (2012)

-Presentation to Delegation from Wuhan, Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow - An Introduction to NYC Zoning  (2011)

-Lecture: Unwrap the Myth - New York City Zoning Regulation  (2011)

-Lecture at Kean University: An Analysis on Urban Development - Case Studies on Experiences and Lessons Learned  (2010)

-Lecture at Kean University: Retail Space Design - Visual Perception and Physical Experience (2010)

-Lecture: Designing Today's Art Museums in China. 14th annual Conference of China Association of Museums for Great Calligraphers and Artists 2009 / 90 Year Anniversary of the Birth of Mr. Song Wenzhi. (2009)

Nick Ofacek

Brandon Todder

Cheng Yang

Surabhi Gokhale  

Amrutha Boban

Nicholas Azadian

Sebastian Ramirez

Douglas Eisert

Ning Lu, AIA, LEED AP, BD+C, Principal

Ms. Lu came from a family that shares a passion for art.  Her brother is an artist, sculptor, and professor; her father is an art museum director, art critic, and professor; her mother is a tai-chi master who had won many international tai-chi contests, and professor.  Ms. Lu started her formal architectural training since 1993 in Zhejiang University,  and has observed, taught, and practiced architecture since then. 

Ms. Lu is licensed in the states of NY, NJ, CT, and MA. 

Ms. Lu has professional architectural degrees from both China and United States; including a Master's degree from Harvard University - Graduate School of Design. She has worked in China on cultural and institutional work, and in the U.S. on high-rise residential and commercial developments. The projects she designed in New York City include a 30-story hotel and residential buildings. 

An adjunct professor at Baruch College's Real Estate Institute, she had taught Zoning and Land Use in New York City since 2011. Ms. Lu also serves as a Director on the Board for Downtown Flushing Transit Hub Business Improvement District (BID), the Chinese American Real Estate Association, and the New York Chinese Business Association.

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