TC Chou

TC Chou is a LEED accredited architect and designer with an extensive portfolio that spans across global commercial and residential projects. Some of his most recent and notable work includes design and planning projects for The Residences at The Ritz-Carlton, Bessemer Trust and many high-profile residences and businesses in Asia and North America.

Mr. Chou oversees every aspect of the design process from initial concept ideation to planning to construction completion. His design signature is a seamless meld of refined cultural constituents with eclectic influences; an elegant union of classic and contemporary, East and West.


Min Chong

Min Chong is a LEED accredited designer that offers over 15 years of experience designing and planning commercial developments for luxury brands. Miss Chong oversees all aspects of design; from the implementation of the client’s brand identity into the development, to design ideation and evolution to the execution of intricate construction details.

Miss Chong is known for closely nurturing her client relationships and gathering a deep understanding of their tastes and needs so their vision can be expressed in exquisite spaces. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Interior Design from Cornell University.


Jerry Hsu

Mr. Hsu began his career as a licensed architect at Fei & Cheng Associates in Taiwan. In an effort to enrich his professional knowledge, he moved to New York City in 2002 to attend Columbia University. Upon graduation, joined the renowned interior design firm, INARCH. Known for his creative talent in space planning and the subtle use of color, texture and fabric, Mr. Hsu’s designs capture the essence of spiritual living. Growing up in the East and schooling in the West, he has an expansive global perspective. Mr. Hsu has designed interiors for projects in New York, Connecticut, New Jersey and California, as well as in Taiwan, Shanghai, Tibet and Nepal. His design work is regularly featured in a wide range of design media. Mr. Hsu holds a Master of Science in Architecture and Urban Design from Columbia University.


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How Zan

How Zan received his undergraduate degree in Architecture in Taipei, Taiwan and later his Master's degree in New York City. By having both Chinese & American education and work experience, How is versed in the complexities of designing for both cultural backgrounds. His projects include dormitory & retail storefronts, high-rise residential towers, office buildings and other mixed-use complexes both domestic & international. The central thread connecting How's diverse portfolio is the concentration of spatial experience and sustainable strategies in architecture and fostering a relationship between designed and occupied spaces.

How is also a licensed architect in New York and New Jersey. He holds a LEED AP certification.


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John Jappen

Mr. Jappen is a multi-disciplined Principal Project Director and Architect with broad-based expertise directing high visibility projects that require specialized skills, sensitivity to unique program requirements and knowledge in all aspects of the construction process. He is a “hands on” principal who prides himself on being readily accessible to each and every project throughout its life-cycle.  His diverse expertise spans corporate, commercial, civic, residential, retail, hospitality and educational sectors.


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