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 Flagship in Seoul, Onx Studio 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, 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.


Partners

Christopher 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 (2021), The Bellslip (2022), Hancock Park House (2022), The Norma (2024); Everlane Flagships (2017); and R13 Flagship (2019).

Chris has also lectured internationally and currently is an Adjunct Assistant Professor at Columbia University GSAPP.  He has held invited faculty positions at Cornell University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and he Chris 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

Edward Hsu (he/him), Director, LEED AP, AIA

Edward is a Director at Leong Leong, where he leads multiple project teams and supports office wide operations. Since joining Leong Leong in 2019, Edward has led project development for a range project types including multi-family residential and mixed-use commercial office for Brookfield Properties, Ray, and Discovery Land. In addition, Edward brings extensive experience working with international cultural institutions in North America and Asia.

Edward received a Master of Architecture from Yale University School of Architecture where he was awarded the Takanaka Traveling Fellowship and was an editor of Perspecta. He received a Bachelor of Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign and was awarded the Edward Ryerson Fellowship, where he conducted research into the sacred practices of the Anasazi tribe in the Southwest.

He is a registered architect in the States of New York and Connecticut.

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 Bachelors 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), Senior Interior Designer

Dina is a Senior Designer at Leong Leong. Her work is informed by years of experience in luxury-driven residential and hospitality interiors distinguished by 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

Dina holds a BFA in Interior Design from the School of Visual Arts in New York.

Hannah Frossard (she/her), Senior Designer

Hannah 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 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.

Ý Nhi Tran (she/her), Designer

Ý Nhi Tran is a Designer at Leong Leong, where she works on projects of varying scales from concept to construction. With an interdisciplinary background in fabrication and fine arts, Nhi brings an experimental focus on materiality, spatiality, and precision in the production of architectural spaces. At Leong Leong, Nhi has contributed to a diverse range of projects – from residential to retail to institutional spaces. 

Nhi holds a Masters of Architecture with thesis distinction from the Harvard Graduate School of Design, where she was a recipient of the David Kenneth Specter Fellowship. She received both a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Science from the University of Michigan. 

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