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Elva Tang

Having collaborated with Henning Larsen Architects since 2004, Elva is now the Managing Director of Henning Larsen Architects in Hong Kong.
She also works as Project Director on large complex projects in China for public as well as private clients. Elva ensures the daily contact to
clients, collaborating partners and interdisciplinary consultants, and she is skilled at facilitating and orientating international teams in a local context.

 
 
 
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Experience

Experience

Born and educated in Hong Kong, Elva furthered her studies in the US. Elva gathered extensive international experience through working in Hong Kong, New York, Paris and Copenhagen. Trained as and having practiced both as an architect and landscape architect, Elva is especially competent at overseeing large-scale architectural projects, achieving a balance be­tween function and design, architecture and landscape.

Elva has been the Project Director for two large scale cultural developments in China, guiding the work in a highly political context, and successfully facilitating open dialogue among the designers, the government (client) and the stakeholders. With her multi-cultural background and experience on large scale public projects, Elva guides the team on local identity research in parallel with the design, to inform buildings and masterplans that are rooted in local contexts and cultures

Facts

Facts

EMPLOYMENT
Henning Larsen Architects, China/Hong Kong, 2008 -
Dominique Perrault Architects, Paris 2007
Henning Larsen Architects, Copenhagen, 2004 -2006
Hargraves Associates, New York, 2003
OMA Asia, Hong Kong, 2002

MA Architecture and MA Landscape Architecture, University of
California at Berkeley, 2002
Bachelor of Architectural Studies, Chinese University of Hong
Kong, 1998

EDUCATION
MA Architecture and MA Landscape Architecture, University of California at Berkeley, 2002
Bachelor of Architectural Studies, Chinese University of Hong Kong, 1998

BORN
1976

LANGUAGES
English, Cantonese, Mandarin, French

 

Selected projects

Selected projects

East Lake Opera, Hangzhou, China, 130,000 m2, exp.2017
China Resources and Shenzhen Bay Mixed Use Development, China, 190,000 m2, Finalist, 2012
Foshan Opera, China, 70,000 m2, 1st prize, exp. 2016
Lingnam Cultural Museum, 26,000 m2, 1st prize, exp. 2017
Beijing University of Chemical Technology, China, 903,000 m2, finalist, 2013
Foshan Library, China, 46,000 m2,, 1st prize, completed
Foshan Art Centre, China, 34,000 m2, 1st prize, completed
Shenzhen Nanshan Theatre, China, 39,000 m2, 1st prize

 

Contact

Partner and Managing Director, HLA HK, Architect MArch, MLA
et@henninglarsen.com
Phone: +852 5313 8285 Hong Kong +86 150 1253 8285 China
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