Yung Ho Chang

Yung Ho Chang

Founder of Atelier FCJZ


Practicing architect and educator, Yung Ho Chang was born in Beijing and educated both in China and in the United States. Chang attended the Nanjing Institute of Technology (now Southeastern University). He received a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Design from Ball State University and a Master of Architecture from the University of California at Berkeley. He has been practicing in China since 1992 and established his firm, Atelier Feichang Jianzhu (FCJZ), in Beijing in 1993.

FCJZ projects range from private residences to large- and small-scale museums, government buildings, urban planning projects, and installations at the Venice Biennale and Centre Pompidou in Paris, as well as experimentation in furniture, fashion and graphic design. 

Yung Ho Chang served as Professor and Founding Head of the Graduate Center of Architecture at Peking University from 1999 to 2005; he held the Kenzo Tange Chair at Harvard in 2002 and the Eliel Saarinen Chair at the University of Michigan in 2004. He is currently a professor at MIT’s Department of Architecture and led that department as its Chair from 2005 to 2010. 

Recognized internationally through many prizes such as a Progressive Architecture Citation Award in 1996, the 2000 UNESCO Prize for the Promotion of the Arts, and the Academy Award in Architecture from American Academy of Arts and Letters in 2006, he has participated in many international exhibitions of art and architecture, including five editions of the Venice Biennale.

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