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Eiza Kibayashi

Architect AIBC, MRAIC, M.Arch., B.A.S.

Eiza was born in Chiba prefecture, Japan, and raised in Vancouver most of his life.

 

Eiza received his professional degree in architecture from McGill University in Montreal, and enrolled in the doctorate program at Waseda University in Tokyo, and studied architecture in London, England. Following McGill, Eiza moved to Los Angeles and apprenticed at the office of Frank Gehry. At Gehry’s office, Eiza was a design team member of the Foundation Louis Vuitton Moet Hennessy Museum in Paris, France, and the Lou Ruvo Brain Institute in Las Vegas. After returning to Vancouver, Eiza was a senior associate at Arno Matis Architecture where he was the designer of the Aperture residential project in Oakridge, Vancouver and led numerous rezoning projects throughout the Lower Mainland.

 

Eiza is a registered architect with the Architectural Institute of British Columbia and has taught architectural design studios at Waseda University’s Nobuaki Furuya (NASCA) design research laboratory.

 

 

Experience
Cloudscape Architecture (Vancouver, B.C.)
Principal


Arno Matis Architecture (Vancouver, B.C.)
Senior Associate


Gehry Partners LLP (Los Angeles, U.S.A.)
Design Architect


Nobuaki Furuya, NASCA (Tokyo, Japan)
Design Architect


Education


Waseda University (Tokyo, Japan)

Doctor of Philosophy (Sabbatical)


McGill University (Montreal, Quebec)

Master of Architecture


Carleton University (Ottawa, Ontario)

Bachelor of Architectural Studies with Distinction


University of Westminster (London, UK)

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Alan Hung

Architect AIBC, M.Arch, B.Arch

Alan was born in Taiwan, and moved to Vancouver when he enrolled high school.


Alan received his professional degree in architecture from Ryerson University in Toronto , and received his master degree in architecture in Southern California Institute of Architecture in Los Angeles, U.S. Following Sci-Arc, Alan moved to Vienna and worked at the renown design office Coop Himmelblau. Alan was involved in several international competitions during his stay in Coop Himmelblau, including the National Art Museum in Beijing. Alan then moved to Shanghai to work for another prestige architectural firm UNStudio. During his stay in UNStudio, he was involved in three major projects which includes a mixed use residential project ( 803,332 SF), an office and commercial mixed used project ( 5387,875 SF), and a Marina clubhouse ( 345,090 SF). All of them was completed between 2016-2018. Having worked for UNStudio, Alan moved to Los Angeles and worked for XTEN Architecture, which the firm specialize in high end residential design. After returning to Vancouver, Alan was a senior associate at Arno Matis Architecture where he was the designer of the Cascade City and Semiah residential project in Richmond and White Rock, and led numerous rezoning projects throughout the Lower Mainland.

Experience

WAY Studio (Vancouver, B.C.)
Principal


WAY Object ( Vancouver, B,C)
Founder


BOP Architects ( Vancouver, B.C)
Architect


Arno Matis Architecture ( Vancouver, B.C.)
Senior Associate


XTEN Architecture ( Los Angeles, U.S.A.)
Design Architect


UNStudio, ( Shanghai, China)
Design Architect


Coop Himmelblau, ( Vienna, Austria)
Design Architect


EDUCATION


Southern California Institue of Arcitecture
(Sci-Arc ), Los Angeles, U.S.A


Ryerson University
Toronto, Canada


AWARDS


2021 A Desgin Award- Gold Award
2021 Muse Design Award- Gold Award
2021 Red Dot Design- 4 Nominations
2019 Architizer A+ Awards- Winner
2019 IPDA Desgin Award
2019 LUX Life Leading Designers
2016 Artzept- Special Mention