Leong Leong is an internationally recognized architecture studio and design consultancy based in New York. The studio works with forward-thinking clients, cultural enterprises, and institutions to build cultural resonance and advance social agendas within the built environment.
Founded in 2009, Leong Leong works globally and at many scales, including buildings, interiors, exhibitions, and furniture. Notable projects include the Los Angeles LGBT Center’s Anita May Rosenstein Campus in Hollywood, 3.1 Phillip Lim Flagship in Seoul, ONX Studio Onassis Foundation in New York, City View Garage in Miami, and the U.S. Pavilion for the 14th Venice Architecture Biennale.
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 Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, The MAK Center for Art and Architecture, Oslo Architecture Triennale, and The Storefront for Art and Architecture.
Current projects include Ray Philly, a 110-unit arts-oriented development in Philadelphia, PA; The Norma, a 44-unit, 100% affordable housing project in Brooklyn, NY; ESSX, a new retail concept store located on NYC’s Lower East Side; private residences in Los Angeles, CA and Queens, NY; the interior amenity design of The Bellslip, a multi-family development in Brooklyn, NY; and a land-based community development in Maui, Hawai’i.
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.
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.
Dina Reziapova (she/her), Project Director | Business Development
Dina Reziapova is Project Director | Business Development at Leong Leong. Her work is informed by years of experience in luxury-driven residential and hospitality interiors and distinguished by her keen attention to detail. She is inspired by the process of storytelling through visual and experiential narratives. Since joining Leong Leong in 2021, Dina has been responsible for overseeing projects at various scales, including product design for Kvadrat, experiential concepts for Fairmont Hotel and Resorts, and interior finishings for Brookfield Properties. In addition, Dina supports business development efforts for the studio.
Dina holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Design from the School of Visual Arts in New York.
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.
Ethan Chan (he/him), Designer
Ethan Chan is a Designer at Leong Leong working on various projects across scales from concept to construction documentation. His work explores a careful reciprocity between building and cultural context, expressed through proportion, tectonics, material, and typology. Since joining Leong Leong, Ethan has been involved in the design and construction of retail, residential, and façade projects in the US and abroad.
Ethan holds a Master of Architecture from Harvard University Graduate School of Design and a Bachelor of Architecture with a double major in studio art from Rice Architecture. He has received the Tau Sigma Delta Prize, Schaffer Prize and William Ward Watkins Prize for design excellence from Rice University.
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.
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