About Yan Pan
Yan Pan, the co-founder and design principle of SpActrum, graduated from the Bartlett School of Architecture UCL, London, under the supervision of the legendary architect and architectural educator Professor Sir Peter Cook. Pan started his career in London in 2003, and has worked in several high-profile design firms, such as Fosters + Partners, KPF and RTKL, before he started his own practice.
SpActrum is an award-winning architectural design practice based in Beijing, Shanghai and London, founded in 20212 by Yan Pan and Zhen Li, graduates from Bartlett and the AA School, who have been working in architecture in London for many years.
Combining an international vision and cross-disciplinary knowledge, SpActrum has carried out in-depth thinking and a thorough exploration of architecture, always in search of the quality of “profound reality” in architecture creation.They have gradually developed their practice as "Discrete Architecture", echoing the ubiquity of fragmental and fleeting experiences in today’s world.
SpActrum closely collaborates with clients who are the leading pioneer figures in tourism & hospitality, business, culture, fashion, contemporary art, and many other fields, with projects encompassing different scales and types, from urban regeneration to interior design, from sports parks toart installations…
SpActrum’s design works have won many top international awards, including the Honor award of the AIA Shanghai Design Awards, the IDA Gold Award, the A’ Gold Award, the Grand Prize of the Asian Design Award, theUDAD Award Winner, the IPA 5-star Award, the IA Awards etc..