MING ZHANG, FAIA

PRESIDENT AND CEO

mingMing Zhang is the founder of MZA Architecture. Before this, he was the president of MulvannyG2 Architecture, one of the largest Architectural design firm in US. In 16 years he has transferred it from a regional retail service firm to a global design firm.

Ming offers a special talent and creativity in the design of high imagery projects. That talent, combined with his special ability to address each client’s specific needs and respect for culture and context, earns him a distinguished reputation as a world class designer. With over 29 years of architectural experience in the United States, Asia, and the Middle East, Ming’s design and planning experience encompasses a broad range of project types including mixed-use, retail, hospitality, office and residential. His influence has literally created a new image for major cities throughout China and the U.S.

Ming is a sought after speaker, particularly in the topics of smart and sustainable building design, high-rise building design, Urban Mixed-Use Development and overall culture and design. He has presented for organizations such as the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH), the University of Washington, the American Institute of Architects, and several international architectural design conferences. He is also actively involved in the Asia American community and sit on the Board of Washington State China Relations Council.

Ming has received numerous honors and awards--including the followings:

The 2014 FAIA: The 2014 Jury of Fellows from the American Institute of Architects (AIA) elevated Ming Zhang to its prestigious College of Fellows. The Fellowship program was developed to elevate those few architects who have made a significant contribution to architecture and society and who have achieved a standard of excellence in the profession.

The 2008 Top 10 Emerging Designers as featured in the Urban Land Institute (ULI) Magazine

The 2006 Top 20 Most Influential Designers in China Landmark Award from the Chinese Research Center for Urban Development and Environment

The 2004 Asian American “Living Pioneer” by the NW Asian Weekly Foundation.

Education

Master of Architecture, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Illinois
Bachelor of Architecture, Hefei University of Technology, China

Licensing

Registered Architect in CT, DE, DC, IL, IN, IA, LA, MD, MI, MS, MO, NV, NH, NJ, NY, ND, OH, OK, PA, VT, VA, WA, WI

张铭,FAIA | 总裁
张铭先生拥有30 年的国际设计经验。他设计的项目遍布美国, 中国及中东地区。他在大
型复杂的 城市综合体规划与设计, 公共建筑, 商业建筑, 高层建筑, 绿色环保设计, 以及
建筑与文化等领 域有著深入的研究和声誉。其设计作品获得过众多奖项。他也是广受欢
迎的不同国际学术会议上 的演讲者。除了在建筑领域的贡献, 他还积极参与华人社区以
及中美经济与文化的建设与交流, 比如为华盛顿州中美关系理事会董事。张铭先生因其对
建筑和社会做出的杰出贡献, 于2014 年被选为美国建筑师学会院士。此为美国建筑界最
高荣誉。张铭先生作为中国大陆解放后留美建筑师中的第一位美国建筑师学会的院士, 不
仅是他个人和公司的荣誉, 也是我们海外侨胞和国人的骄傲。张铭先生的部分荣誉包括:
“世界十大中青年设计师”, 世界都市土地协会, 2008 年。 “前20 名最有影响力的设计师”,
中国城市发展与环境研究中心中国地标奖,2006 年 美籍亚裔“杰出先锋奖”, 西北亚洲周
刊基金会,2004 年。
教育背景| 伊利诺伊斯理工大学建筑学硕士学位
合肥工业大学建筑学学士学位
执业资格 | 美国建筑师学会院士
美国23 州的注册建筑师
语言| 中文、英语流利

 

Project Experience

Bellevue International Plaza
Bellevue, Washington

Fuzhou International Youth Center
Fuzhou, China

Redmond City Hall*
Redmond, Washington

Fujian Provincial Power Company Headquarters*
Fuzhou, China

Tacoma Convention Center*
Tacoma, Washington

Shanghai Fudan Hotel*
Shanghai, China

Huawei Beijing Environmental Technology Park*
Beijing, China

Jiangsu Power Company Headquarters*
Nanjing, China

China Construction Bank Center*
Xiamen, China

Bellevue Towers*
Bellevue, Washington

Multiple Mixed-Use Projects for CRL in China*
Nantong, Wuhan, Taizhou

Multiple Mixed-Use Projects for Suning in China*
Beijing, Chengdu, and Shantou

Wuxi Ying Hui Center*
Wuxi, China

*Projects completed prior to joining MZA