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Mr. Li is a registered architect (New York, USA) with over a decade of experience in large-scale, mixed-use, academic, commercial, industrial and housing projects. As a partner, Qian shares a joint-responsibility in design and execution of MAP projects with a particular focus on the ones in China.

Previously, Qian served as Senior Associate at Ehrenkrantz Eckstut and Kuhn Architects in New York (now part of Perkins Eastman Company), where he was involved in many prominent projects, including Shanghai North Bund Office Complex and Houston Intermodal Transit Center. Shanghai North Bund complex – the overall project – is LEED-CS Gold pre-certified and one of its buildings is BREEAM certified, the first of its kind in Shanghai. Subsequently, Qian joined Diller Scofidio + Renfro’s NYC office, as a senior architect where he led the Dongguan Factory Complex project from its concept stage to construction phase.

Qian received his Bachelor of Architecture degree from Tsinghua University in Beijing in 2001 and Master of Architecture degree from Cornell University in 2003. He recently moved to PRC to establish a project office in shanghai.