Nathan Wong is a Director at Kohn Pedersen Fox with 15 years of experience. Since joining KPF in 2001, he has worked on designs of a wide range of projects in the United States, Canada, Asia, and India. He has experience with a variety of program types including commercial, institutional, mixed-use, master planning, retail and residential.
Mr. Wong began his work for KPF during the design development phase for the Museum of Modern Art in New York. His work on the public spaces led him to the role of overseeing the construction drawing packages for the project.
As Project Manager and Job Captain Mr. Wong supervised the design and construction of the 2.6 million-square-foot One Central Macau mixed-use waterfront development in the center of Macau, which includes three levels of flagship international luxury retail brands anchored by a 213-room Mandarin Oriental hotel and residences. Mr. Wong also coordinated the design and detail drawings for the Queens Road Central redevelopment of The Landmark and York House tower in Central, Hong Kong.
Recently, he served as the Project Manager for Hysan’s 66,500 square meter redevelopment of Hysan Place in Causeway Bay. As the main point of contact on the project he led the coordination of the architectural and engineering design trades and oversaw the drawing packages for the entire office including the interior lobbies. This project was awarded the first LEED Core & Shell Platinum commercial development in the Hong Kong region.
Currently, he is serving as the Project Director for the 470,000 square meter super high-rise headquarters for CITIC, which will be the tallest tower in Beijing when completed in 2017; and the 300-meter-tall Magnolia tower in Puxi, Shanghai. Mr. Wong is also the Project Manager of several high profile projects under construction, including the 450-meter-tall Suzhou International Finance Square mixed super high-rise development in Suzhou; the Goldin Financial Global Centre, a 79,000 square meter LEED CS Platinum pre-certified office building in Kowloon Bay; and Robinson Tower in Singapore.
His experience in China also includes the 114,000-square-meter Wheelock Square and Plaza 66 Phase II office towers in Pudong, Shanghai; the Andaz Shanghai and Langham Xintiandi hotels in Shanghai; and the design of the 131,000-square-meter boutique hotel and flagship retail mall on Wangfujing in central Beijing, to be completed in 2018.
Several of his recent projects have been honored with awards, including a MIPIM Asia Gold Award in Best Mixed-Use Category (2012), a Green Building Merit Award in New Building Category (2012), a Hong Kong AIA Award (2007) and a MIPIM Future Award Commendation (2007). He is a registered architect in the State of New York.