William Wang

Experience

Walters and Cohen Architects (Jan 2020 - present)

- Education: Working on a large 90,000m2 education complex, currently at Stage 2.

DSDHA (November 2019-Jan 2020 Contracted work)

Worked on the Stage 3 package for a Crown Estate commercial project on Piccadilly, London.

Stanton Williams Architects  (Oct 2019 Contracted work)

Assisted on the facade package for a commercial project on the Southbank, London.

Master of Research Healthcare Design. Royal College of Art/Imperial College (October 2017 - Present)

Undertaking a practice-based research, Wellness in Crisis, in collaboration with Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust that looks into the architecture for mental health patients in the emergency department. The research project includes building upgrades to the A&E of Charing Cross Hospital, while gaining medical advice form consultant in emergency medicine Dr. Barbara Cleaver.

 

Eric Parry Architects (July 2013 - January 2018)

- Masterplanning: Taken Cambridge Assessment, a 350,000 ft2 headquarter’s development in Cambridge through planning. The project is currently on site. / Carried out feasibility study for an 1.9 hectare site in central Cambridge for the University as part of the long term development for the University of Cambridge.

- Office Project: Part of a team that took 1 Undershaft, a 73 storey tower in the City of London, through planning. The planning  permission was granted in Nov 2016.

- Assisted on various large scale developments in central London, ranging from residential, retail to office developments.

- Assisted on several national and international office development and masterplanning competitions. 

 

DunnettCraven Ltd (July 2012 - July 2013)

- Assisted on the tender stage of a 460-unit residential development in North London and responsible for running the facade package for 52,000 m2 retail project in Moscow.

- Concept and design developments for retail projects ranging from the proposal of internal public spaces to masterplanning retail districts within an urban context.

 

Erect Architecture (May 2009 - July 2012)

- Fully responsible for running a number of residential projects and a community center refurbishment, successfully taking the projects to completion. 

- Involvement in various cultural and education projects and architectural competitions.

 

Roewu Architects (November 2008 - April 2009)

- Worked on open competitions and assisted with an on-going research project in Weather and Architecture, as part of the Kevin Kieran Award granted by the Irish Arts Council.

 

Oliver Chapman Architects (Contracted work 2008)

- Having previously helped the practice on their competition entry for the Venice Biennale 2008 I was subsequently asked to work on the second stage of the RIAI international competition for the Irish Gas Board Headquarter in Dublin.

 

Roxburgh McEwan Architects (November 2006 - June 2008)

- Assisted and ran projects from small conversions to 16 unit residential developments.

 

Gray Marshall & Associates (April 2003 - December 2003)

- Involved in various conservation projects and listed buildings.

Education 

2010

Part III Qualification.  The University of Westminster 

2004 - 2006

MA Architecture (Distinction). University of Edinburgh

2000 - 2004

MA (Hons) Architectural Design. University of Edinburgh

2000

Five A Bursaries with two scholarships. Auckland Grammar School. New Zealand

Awards

2019

 Design in Mental Health Award                     Short-listed Nomination

 European Healthcare Design Award             Long-listed Nomination

 Helen Hamlyn Design Student Awards        Short-listed Nomination

2018

Design Research Society Student Research Bursary

2006

RIAS Urban Design Award for The Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland (RIAS) Student Awards 

2006

RIBA President’s Silver Medal Nomination. Royal Institute of British Architects 

2005

Architecture Award for the Royal Scottish Academy Student Exhibition

Dissertation Prize Nomination. Scottish Landscape Institute.

2004

2003

Invitation to ASSA Environment Group Student Award