Ken Ong

AIA, LEED AP BD+C

Associate Principal, Director of Architectural Design

“Design excellence in architecture maximizes the outcome found in the program, materials, budget and dreams of the client and turns it into a sustainable experience of space, light and movement. Better solutions are achieved when design professionals listen carefully to clients and engage in a dialogue.”

As the Director of Architectural Design, Ken brings over two decades of professional experience as well as an impressive body of work, which includes international high-rise projects as well as mixed-use retail, commercial office and K-12 academic buildings. In every project, Ken strives to provide thoughtful and sound design solutions that remain attentive and responsive to the client, context and end-users. Ken’s projects have won numerous awards from the American Institute of Architects, Urban Land Institute, PCBC Gold Nugget, National Trust for Historic Preservation, Coalition for Adequate School Housing and Savings by Design. A LEED Accredited Professional, he received his Bachelor of Architecture from Cornell University and is an active member of the American Institute of Architects, Asian American Architects and Engineers Association and Council on Tall Building and Urban Habitat.

Advice Ken Still Lives By:
“Work smarter, not harder.”