Picture of HUA Li


Beijing, China

HUA Li received his M. Arch. from Tsinghua University and Yale University and he is the founder and principal architect of Trace Architecture Office (TAO). Rather than just a formal object, he envisions architecture as an evolving organism and an inseparable whole with its environment. He has lectured widely and taught at several universities including Tsinghua University, China Central Academy of Fine Arts and the University of Hong Kong. The work of HUA Li and TAO has been exhibited internationally including the Venice Biennale 2018 and has won numerous awards including Design Vanguard 2012 and GDGB China Awards by Architectural Record Magazine, ARCASIA Awards for Architecture and WA Awards, as well as shortlisted for the Aga Khan Award 2013 and nominated for the BSI Swiss Architectural Award 2016 and 2018.