Leong Leong is an internationally recognized architecture studio and design consultancy based in New York City. We partner with forward-thinking clients, cultural enterprises, and institutions to build cultural resonance and advance social agendas within the built environment.


Leong Leong is led by founding partners Chris and Dominic Leong, with a portfolio that encompasses a broad range of projects and scales, from urban campuses and institutional spaces to interiors and furniture. Our collaborative design approach integrates aesthetic, social, and ecological concerns to create spaces that foster new ways of living, learning, and convening. Working across disciplines, our diverse staff expands the role of the architect, synthesizing strategic thinking with formal and material experimentation.


Leong Leong has been recognized with awards from The Architectural League of New York, The American Institute of Architects, Architectural Record, Architizer, Dezeen, and The Architect’s Newspaper. Leong Leong has exhibited internationally at the Museo Guggenheim Bilbao, the Museum of Modern Art, the MAK Center for Art and Architecture, and the Venice Architecture Biennale, Oslo Architecture Triennale, and The Storefront for Art and Architecture


Current projects include the Sleeping Beauties: Reawakening Fashion exhibition for the Costume Institute’s spring 2024 showcase at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, an office building and cultural institution in the Dominican Republic, a 250-acre master plan near Eldred, NY, private residences in Los Angeles, CA, and Queens, NY, and a land-based community development in Maui, Hawaii.


Partners

Chris Leong (he/him), Partner

Chris Leong, a founding partner at Leong Leong, leads design and management efforts across a variety of projects. 

Projects co-directed by Chris include the Anita May Rosenstein Campus for the Los Angeles LGBT Center (2019); Ray Philly, a multi-family development in Philadelphia, PA (2022); ONX Studio Onassis Foundation (2020); The Bellslip (2022); Hancock Park House (2023); The Norma (2024); Everlane Flagships (2017); and R13 Flagship (2019).

Chris has also lectured internationally and is currently an Adjunct Assistant Professor at Columbia University GSAPP.  He has held invited faculty positions at Cornell University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and he currently serves on the board of Triple Canopy, a non-profit arts organization in New York.

Chris received his Master of Architecture from Princeton University and his Bachelor of Arts from the University of California, Berkeley. 

Dominic Leong (he/him), Partner, AIA

Dominic Leong, a founding partner at Leong Leong, leads design and development efforts across a variety of initiatives. 

Projects co-directed by Dominic include the Anita May Rosenstein Campus for the Los Angeles LGBT Center (2019); 3.1 Phillip Lim Flagship in Seoul, Korea (2010); MoMA PS1 Courtyard Coalition in Queens, NY (2022); and Hancock Park House in Los Angeles, CA (2023).

Dominic has held invited faculty positions at Columbia University, The Cooper Union, and Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and he has lectured internationally. Dominic is also a co-founder of Hawai’i Nonlinear, a Honolulu-based non-profit empowering Indigenous futures in the built environment through art and architecture.

Dominic received a Master of Science in Advanced Architectural Design from Columbia University, graduating with Honors. He received his Bachelor of Architecture from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. 

Dominic is a registered architect in the District of Columbia and the States of New York, Hawai’i, and Florida.

Team

Remi McClain (she/her), Senior Designer

Remi McClain is a Senior Designer at Leong Leong where she works closely with clients from project conception all the way through construction. Most recently, Remi has been focusing on both high-end residential and land-based community projects. With past experience in designing highly innovative homes and commercial spaces, her work is rooted in the deep research of place and building typology.

Remi holds a Master of Architecture from Harvard University Graduate School of Design and a Bachelor of Architecture from Syracuse University School of Architecture. She has received the James Templeton Kelley Thesis Prize from Harvard and both a Citation and Dean’s Citation for Excellence in Thesis Design from Syracuse.

Hannah Frossard (she/her), Senior Designer

Hannah Frossard is a Senior Designer at Leong Leong. With a background in fine art and an interest in alternative modes of architectural representation, Hannah approaches the design process with an attention to the aesthetic qualities of architecture that create meaningful social interactions. Since joining Leong Leong, she has designed across a range of scales and programs, from schematic design to construction documents.

Hannah received her Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Texas at Austin.

Han Ning Tsai (he/him), Designer

Han Ning Tsai is a Designer at Leong Leong, where he designs retail and residential spaces, particularly through the lenses of art and materiality. His background as an urban designer and experience with residential projects inform Han Ning’s interdisciplinary approach to developing conceptual, design, and structural solutions.

He holds a Master of Architecture in Urban Design from the Harvard University Graduate School of Design and a Bachelor of Architecture from Cheng Kung University in Taiwan. While at the GSD, Han Ning served as the chair of Taiwan GSD, a group that addressed design issues from his hometown through symposia and exhibitions.

Chloe Munkenbeck (she/her), Designer

Chloe is a Designer at Leong Leong. With a background in set design and sculpture, she approaches architectural projects with conceptual rigor and material sensitivity. Since joining Leong Leong, Chloe has been involved in exhibition design projects. She draws from her varied creative background to prompt innovative approaches to architectural design.

Chloe holds a Master of Arts in Architecture from the University of Edinburgh, where she graduated with First Class Honors (Summa Cum Laude) and a Master of Fine Arts from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She has exhibited her sculpture work at galleries nationally, with her solo show being featured in Artforum’s “Must See” list. Most recently, she completed the exhibition design for the US Pavilion at the 2023 Venice Architecture Biennale.

Clients

3.1 Phillip Lim

Asian Americans for Equality (AAFE)

Audi

Bass Museum

Brookfield

Buell Center

Chamber

Cooper Hewitt

Creative Time

Dacra

Department of State

Discovery Land – Mākena GBC

Eaton Workshop

Everlane

Ford

Frieze

Ink Pak

International Center of Photography

Laurel Gitlen

Los Angeles LGBT Center

LVMH

MoMA

MoMA PS1

Opening Ceremony

Osmos

P!

Pun Projects

PYE

Ray Community

Sight Unseen

Siki Im

School of Visual Arts

Sweetgreen

Storefront for Art and Architecture

Smithsonian Institution

The Architectural League of New York

Triple Canopy  

Selected Press