Zhu Pei, one of the leading Chinese architects, received his Master degree in Architecture both from Tsinghua University and UC Berkeley, he founded Studio Zhu-Pei in Beijing in 2005.
Zhu Pei has won The Architectural Review Future Project Awards in 2017, Honor Award from the AIA in 2015, he was named one of “the 5 greatest architects under 50” by the Huffington Post in 2011, won the Courvoisier Design Award by Wallpaper in 2009, the Design Vanguard Award by Architectural Record in 2007, China Award from Architectural Record in 2005 and DFA Grand Award and Special Award for Culture, Hong Kong, in 2008, Special Merit Award by UIA and UNESCO in 1989.
In 2006 and 2007, Zhu Pei was commissioned by the Guggenheim Foundation to design the Guggenheim Art Pavilion in Abu Dhabi and the Guggenheim Museum in Beijing. His built works include Cai Guo-Qiang Courtyard House Renovation (Beijing, 2007), Digital Beijing, Olympics Control Center (Beijing, 2008), OCT Design Museum, Minsheng Museum of Modern Art (Beijing, 2015), Tai Miao Art Museum etc. He is currently working on Dali Museum of Contemporary Art, Himalaya Culture Center in Tibet, Yang Liping Performing Arts Center and Jingdezhen Imperial Kiln Museum etc.
His works have been exhibited at world important museums such as the Venice Biennial, the Sao Paulo Art Biennial, the Centre Pompidou in Paris, the Victoria and Albert Museum in UK, the Dresden State Art Museum in Germany, AEDES in Germany, Kassel in Germany, Harvard University and Rome MAXXI Museum in Italy etc.
He was selected as an architecture jury member for the Mies van der Rohe Award in 2011 and Hong Kong Design Week in 2011.
He has given numerous lectures at Harvard University, Columbia University, UC Berkeley, Rice University, Rhode Island school of Design, University of South California, University of Texas at Austin, and University of Auckland etc.
Historical Museum of Imperial Kiln has won The Architectural Review Future Project Awards, 2017
2019 Beijing Horticultural Expo has won an Honor Award from the AIA NY Chapter, 2015
5 greatest architects under 50, by Huffington Post, 2011
Design Vanguard Award from Architectural Record, 2007
Courvoisier Design Award, Wallpaper, 2009
China Award from Architectural Record, 2005
WA China Architectural Prize, 2004
Chinese Architecture award, 2003
DFA Grand Award and Special Award for Culture, Hong Kong, 2008
Award of Special Merit from UNESCO, 1989
OCT Design Museum selected by ArchDaily as one of 20 Amazing 21st Century Museums, 2014
OCT Design Museum selected by《Frame》as one of 10 world most inspiring, innovative and educational top museums, 2011