Being architects in a fast-changing era of Technology, Materials and Fabrication, learning and sharing plays a main role in our office. Working on a global scale, gives each member of penda a valuable insight in different cultures and the opportunity to develop a unique set of skills. To make this individual skills accessible for all team members, we organise workshops and get-togethers in our spare time. Architectural Workshops about Software, Presentation, Rapid Prototyping, Physical Model Building, Sustainability, etc and others like Photography, Languages, Movies, Books, Art or History offers a broad area to learn from and create the positive benefit of moving out of one’s comfort zone. This hybrid of collaborative learning, teaching and sharing results in an increasingly evolving knowledge base for the team and serves as a foundation for our office culture.

After working together in Graft / Beijing for several years, Dayong Sun and Chris Precht founded penda in 2013. Since its opening, penda has grown to become an internationally renowned architecture and design practice.

Our office interdisciplinary team works on projects, which range from master plans and high-rises to residential and interior design to product and graphic design.

Besides several competition wins, in 2014 penda has won the Interior Design Award for years “Best Interior Project” for the Honkung Museum of Contemporary Arts and the Tile Award 2013. Penda had 3 projects among the finalists in Archdaily “best of the year” award and is finalist in Architizers A+Award 2015 with the Snow Apartment.

We also found recognition in a considerable number of publications in magazines, newspapers, books and online media. Our work has been exhibited in various acknowledged art galleries and museums including the Architecture Biennale in Venice, the Künstlerhaus in Salzburg, Architecture Chine in Lyon / France and at 798 in Beijing.

Penda Team 2015/16


DAYONG SUN / MArch
Founding Partner

Beijing

dayong[at]home-of-penda[dot]com

CHRIS PRECHT / Dipl.Ing.
Founding Partner

Vienna

chris[at]home-of-penda[dot]com

SHUYAN WAN
Operation Partner/Marketting

Beijing

shuyan[at]home-of-penda[dot]com


SNOW SUN

Administration Manager/HR

Beijing

mingxue[at]home-of-penda[dot]com

STELLA XIE
Designer Construction / Registered Architect

Beijing

yuhong[at]home-of-penda[dot]com




PENGCHONG LEE
Architect /Project Manager

Beijing

pengchong[at]home-of-penda[dot]com



Further Teammembers & Collaborators Past & Present:

Fei Tang Precht, Shang Li, Wang Gang, Daniel Mayer, Alexx Daxboeck, Mingyu Jessica Luo, Wen Hui





Since 2014 we have moved into our new home in Beijing.

Plants, a use of rough materials, an honest appearance of the buildings (infra-) structure and a bunch of passionate creatives are the main feature of our office's atmosphere. If you want to join our team or drop by at our office, find more information on our contact section.