people

Frank yu

Principal, Founding Partner

Frank yu
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Principal  & Founding Partner of Gravity Partnership Limited. Born in Hong Kong, Frank received his education in the United States from the age of 12. He studied architecture at Pratt Institute, New York, and after graduating in 1986 , was invited to join the largest architectural firm in the US – Ellerbe Beckett New York as a Design Architect. He has worked on various renowned projects and international design competitions, and has won numerous awards. In 2000, Frank decided to return to Hong Kong and founded Gravity Partnership Limited with Claude Wong in 2003. Together with a group of dedicated designers, who have the same enthusiasm for inspiring design ideas and working methodologies, they look to create high quality and inspired designs and starting a new chapter in modern architecture.

frankyu@gravitypartnership.com

Claude Wong

Principal, Founding Partner

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Principal & Founding Partner of Gravity Partnership Limited. Graduated at the Architectural Association in the United Kingdom in 1984, Claude practices as Registered Architect and Authorized Person in Hong Kong; and received the PRC Class 1 Registered Architect Qualification. Professional experiences include Architectural Services Department, Cartesian Architects Limited and RDL Asia Limited.

claudewong@gravitypartnership.com

Roy Liu

Director

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Roy is a Director at Gravity Partnership, working on various prestigious developments. Before joining Gravity in 2004, Roy practiced extensively in Australia, Hong Kong and China and led numerous award winning projects. Roy obtained his degree in architecture at the University of Hong Kong before graduating from the University of Sydney in Australia with First Honors in 1997. Roy is a Registered Architect and Authorized Person (List of Architects) in HKSAR, Member of the Hong Kong Institute of Architects, Royal Australian Institute of Architects, and is a PRC Class 1 Registered Architect.
roy@gravitypartnership.com

Solomon Fong

Director

Solomon Fong
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Since joining Gravity in 2003, Solomon has worked with prestigious clients, including China Merchants, Gemdale Corporation, Shum Yip Land, Sun Hung Kai Properties, Vanke, the Chinese University of Hong Kong. While integrating the firm’s innovative design philosophy, he has been responsible for designing many of the firm’s renowned and award-winning projects. Solomon earned a Master of Architecture from the University of Hong Kong and an exchange scholarship to study at Ecole Spéciale d’Architecture in Paris. He is a member of the Hong Kong Institute of Architects and a HKSAR Registered Architect.
solomon@gravitypartnership.com

Ellen Tong

Associate Director

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Graduated from HuNan University, PRC in 1992, Ellen practiced as an assistant architect in Beijing and Guangzhou for 4 years; and has worked in Hong Kong since 1997. In 2004, Ellen joined Gravity and practiced as a PRC Class 1 Registered Architect. From then on, she worked with prestigious clients, including Huafa, Bureau of Public works of Shenzhen Municipality, China Merchants, Gendale Corporation, Vanke, Youngor, Kerry Properties, the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Wharf, Sun Hung Kai Properties, Shui On China, and Capitaland and LVGEM.

ellen@gravitypartnership.com

Wang Ho

Associate Director

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After graduation from the School of Architecture (HKU) in 1997, Wang Ho practiced as a Registered Architect (HK) in Dennis Lau & Ng Chun Man Architects and Engineers Ltd. He joined Gravity in 2006; and received the title of  PRC Class 1 Registered Architect Qualification in 2013. While responsible for designing many of the firm’s award-winning cultural institutional projects, he extends his enthusiasm in architecture by participating the Hong Kong & Shenzhen Bi-City Biennale and Venice Biennale of Architecture many times. He was an assistant professor in the Department of Architecture (HKU) from 2005 to 2007.

wangho@gravitypartnership.com

Tang Tin Chai

Senior Associate

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Tang earned the Japanese Government Monbusho Scholarship in 1986 to study in Japan. He obtained a Master of Architecture at the Tsukuba University and started his practice at Itsuko Hasegawa Atelier in Tokyo in 1993 until he returned to HK in 1995. Other professional experiences include Wong Tung & Partners, WDA Architects and Atkins China. Since joining Gravity in 2004, he has worked on renowned projects with prestigious clients, including Vanke, Capitaland, Kerry Properties, Shui On China, and the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

tinchai@gravitypartnership.com

David Chan

Associate

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David commenced his architecture studies at the University of Melbourne in Australia, he joined Gravity upon graduation in 2006. His work ranges from retail, residential, mixed-used, institutional and multi-cultural designs. David has been a key project member of numerous award winning projects including C&D International Tower, Chengdu International Commerce Center and the Hengqin Creative Valley.
davidchan@gravitypartnership.com

Ma Yi Ming

Associate

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After graduation from TongJi University, Ma Yiming was directly admitted to Southeast University as postgraduate student and studied under the tutelage of Professor Wang Jianguo, member of China Engineering Academy. In 2006, he was admitted to the University of Hong Kong as an exchange student and studied under the guidance of Professor Wang Weijen, the department head of the faculty of architecture. "Compact City" is his main postgraduate research object. Since joining Gravity in 2007, Ma Yiming has worked with many leading developers, including Gemdale, Vanke, Guangzhou Times, Sun Hung Kai, Sun Fook Kong, Shum Yip Land, LVGEM etc. , and also participated in many competitions and exhibitions. He obtained the PRC Class 1 Registered Architect license in 2010.
mayiming@gravitypartnership.com

Raimund Loi

Associate

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Raimund earned his bachelor degree from Tunghai University in Taiwan and master degree from TU Delft in Netherlands. He also finished his RIBA Part 3 lesson in the Bartlett, University College London.  Raimund worked as Architect in Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates and PLP Architecture in London from 2006 to 2010. Since joining Gravity in 2010, he has worked with prestigious clients, including Sun Hung Kai Properties and Vanke. Raimund is a registered architect in UK, Netherlands and Macau, Chartered member of Royal Institute of British Architects and Royal Institute of Dutch Architects.
raimundloi@gravitypartnership.com

Ricky Ting

Associate

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After obtaining his Master degree from the School of Architecture, The University of British Columbia in Canada in 2005, Ricky joined Gravity in the same year. He worked on various residential, cultural and commercial projects locating in China, Hong Kong and Vietnam. Ricky is a Registered Architect in Hong Kong and Member of the Hong Kong Institute of Architects.
ricky@gravitypartnership.com

Alan Chan

Senior Designer - Technical

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