December 30, 2021

NYC Department of Housing Preservation & Development has announced the selection of the Norma, an 11-Story, 100 percent affordable home ownership project designed by Leong Leong with Almat Urban and Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation.

The Norma (named in honor of Norma Merrick Sklarek, the first African American woman to pass her license exam to officially become an architect in both New York and California) will give rise to 44 homeownership opportunities through a mix of 1- to 3-bedroom condo-style coops for low- to moderate-income households with a broad range of affordability.

July 19, 2019

Leong Leong has been included on the Dezeen Awards 2019 longlist for Emerging Architect of the Year. For more information on the award, please visit Dezeen Awards 2019.

Public voting will be through Pinterest. Like Leong Leong’s post to vote for the studio.

July 18, 2019

The American Institute of Architects Los Angeles Chapter has named the Los Angeles LGBT Center as a 2019 AIA|LA Presidential Honoree for Community Contribution. The AIA|LA Design Awards recognize Los Angeles-based architects and practices that exhibit design excellence and create transnational architecture within Los Angeles and beyond.

For more information on the award, please visit AIA|LA’s website.

July 7, 2019

The Anita May Rosenstein Campus is named a Special Mention for Architecture + Community in the 2019 Architizer Awards.

For more information, visit Architizer here.

May 8, 2019

The Anita May Rosenstein Campus for the Los Angeles LGBT Center completes Phase I of construction. The campus spans nearly a city block in the heart of Hollywood. The opening coincides with the 50th anniversary of the Center, which serves more LGBT people than any other organization in the world, welcoming more than 42,000 client visits each month.

Phase II of the campus is expected to be completed in early 2020 and will add 98 units of affordable housing for seniors and 25 supportive housing apartments for young people.

For more information on the project, visit the Anita May Rosenstein Campus project page here.

March 26, 2019

An Opera for Animals, an exhibition curated by Cosmin Costinas and Claire Shea, is now open at Para Site Hong Kong. Exhibition design was done in collaboration with Wkshps. For more information, visit Para Site.

December 5, 2018

Leong Leong exhibits “Float Tank 01” as part of Architecture Effects at The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, an exhibition of architecture, art, and storytelling in the reappraisal of a timeless question: What makes architecture more than just building? It effects. This exhibition points at the idea of effect itself as a common ground for architecture, art, and storytelling in the very museum that stirred global attention on the effects of architecture.

Architecture Effects features works by Nina Canell, Frida Escobedo, Mikel Eskauriaza, Didier Fiúza Faustino, Frank O. Gehry, Lynn Hershman Leeson, Oliver Laric, Leong Leong, MOS, MAIO Architects, Nemesis, PWR Studio, and Jenna Sutela, as well as written contributions by Ashley Mendelsohn, John Menick, Venkatesh Rao, Gordon White, and the exhibition curators Manuel Cirauqui and Troy Conrad Therrien.

September 13, 2018

We are hiring! Intermediate Designer sought by Leong Leong Architecture DPC in New York, NY to prepare architectural designs and renderings. Req:  Bachelor of Architecture with 5 years of school and 3+ years architectural design experience w/ Autodesk Revit, AutoCAD, 3DS Max, Rhino, Adobe Creative Suites. Email CV to

June 21, 2018

Making the most of the longest day of the year, 24x24x24 brings together 24 designers to shape a day of programming and contribute a seat for a collective gathering during the summer solstice. From dawn until dusk, 24x24x24 is an experiment in collective production in design, action, and thinking. 24x24x24 is collectively organized and curated by a group of architects who will be taking over Storefront for Art and Architecture from 7pm on June 20 to 7pm on June 21. Organized by Leong Leong, Buro Koray Duman, Kalos Eidos, Peterson Rich Office, and Studio Cadena,

June 6, 2018

The Anita May Rosenstein Campus for the Los Angeles LGBT Center recently topped out the steel erection in Hollywood. The project is on schedule to be complete in the Spring of 2019.

May 14, 2018

Leong Leong is honored to be selected as an NYCxDesign Awards Finalist for the Everlane New York store. The program, organized by Interior Design and ICFF, celebrates outstanding talent across major areas of design such as architecture, interiors, furnishings, lighting, and technology, and unifies the more than 500 events taking place during NYCxDESIGN, New York City’s showcase of global design.

March 7, 2018

Leong Leong is honored to be selected by the editors of Architect’s Newspaper for its first annual “Top 50 Interior Architects” list, which recognizes the fifty most innovative and influential architects and designers working in interiors today. This honor is the culmination of an extensive review of interior architecture projects across the United States by The Architect’s Newspaper editorial staff to identify the most innovative talents in the industry.

January 18, 2018


Leong Leong is excited to participate in No-Thing, an exhibition curated by Juan García Mosqueda and presented Friedman Benda, with newly commissioned works from nine emerging architectural practices. No-Thing runs from January 18 to April 14, 2018, in Friedman Benda’s project space.

No-Thing will feature new works by Andy and Dave (Brooklyn, NY), Ania Jaworska (Chicago, IL), architecten de vylder vinck taillieu(Gent, Belgium), Leong Leong (New York, NY), MILLIØNS (Los Angeles, CA), MOS (New York, NY), Norman Kelley (New York, NY, Chicago, IL), SO – IL (Brooklyn, NY), and Pezo von Ellrichshausen (Concepcion, Chile).

October 27, 2017

Please join us for New Local / Living on Friday, October 27. This is the second in a three-part series of workshops that Chris is co-organizing with Emily Abruzzo​ and the AIA New Practices New York​ Committee in collaboration with A/D/O​, Arup​, and Pratt Institute.

The focus of the workshop will be on the changing patterns of living in cities and the need for new models of housing. Can we use architecture to support new social infrastructures in our urban cores? How can the city become a ‘laboratory’ for living to create a more diverse and equitable future?

Speakers include Vishaan Chakrabarti, Jing Liu, Jared Della Valle, Nadine Maleh, Anika Singh Lemar, and Marc Norman.

July 14, 2017

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Dominic and Chris are honored to participate in this year’s Culture Lab Detroit (October 5th and 6th) along with Hilton Als, Martine Syms, Mel Chin, and others. They will explore the role of art as a mechanism for cultural analysis and, in particular, its capacity to address reality and realism in our “post-truth” world.

April 17, 2017


Dominic will be lecturing at the University of Oregon‘s Eugene and Portland campuses. The events are free and open to the public: Monday, April 17 at 5:30pm, Lawrence Hall, Room 206, 1190 Franklin Boulevard, Eugene, OR | Tuesday, April 18 at 5:30pm, White Stag Block, 70 NW Couch Street, Portland, OR.

January 26, 2017


Dominic will be lecturing at University of Toronto Friday, January 27, 2017, 1:00pm to 2:00pm, Room 108, 569, Spadina Crescent, Koffler House

October 1, 2016

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September 30, 2016


Dominic Leong to present lecture at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee School of Architecture and Urban Planning titled “Bad Practice” on Friday, September 30 at 4:30pm in the Architecture and Urban Planning Building 170.


September 22, 2016


Leong Leong is commissioned to design new AAFE Center for Community and Entrepreneurship in Queens with JCJ Architecture.

September 7, 2016



Leong Leong’s Chris and Dominic to teach an Advanced Design Studio at GSAPP on Technologies of the Self.

September 3, 2016


Leong Leong to collaborate with Project Projects on the design of a permanent exhibition at the Bass Museum of Art in Miami.

May 27, 2016


The new Triple Canopy office is near completion.

May 15, 2016


TOPO, an immersive sound bath opens at Sight Unseen in New York.

August 22, 2015



Leong Leong is commissioned to design the Anita May Rosenstein Campus for the Los Angeles LGBT Center in Hollywood.