Nan Zhou, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP, Architect, Designer and Urban Planner He has over 20 years of experience including commercial, high-rise residential, education, conference facilities, hospitality, and mixed use projects in the United States, Asia and the EU. He is the managing partner of the Beijing office and collaborates with the Chicago office both in the United States and Asia.  He is registered to practice both in the United States and China. Nan graduated with his Bachelors from the Tianjin University in China and received his Master of Architecture from Miami University of Ohio. He was a former Principal of VOA Associates Inc. Nan’s expertise is in urban planning and hospitality where he has won many awards and his work on the Wanfujing Renaissance Hotel adjacent to the Forbidden City in Beijing which was recently recognized by the Society of British Interior Design Award of Excellence.