Bio

 

ALEC C.Y. NG

Alec Ng’s work has been largely shaped by his extensive professional and personal International experience. His diverse resume includes corporate headquarters, medical facilities, R&D center, exhibition/ convention center and mixed use building complex. As a design leader on projects including the Chinatrust Bank Headquarters, Samsung R5, KIA Motor Design Center, he combines direction and discipline required on detail intensive tasks as well as creativity, which make his projects stand apart.

As a designer leader with more than 15 years’ experience, his ability to quickly articulate and delineate design concepts in-depth benefits clients during initial ideation and through detailing and execution. He brings exceptional talent and skill to complex projects and has been consistently awarded with highest profile projects in the United States and Internationally.

Alec earned his Master of Architecture degree from University of Michigan and graduated with Distinction. His undergrade studies were from Ryerson University in Toronto, Ontario where he earned a Bachelor of Architecture Science degree. 

His graduate design was published in Princeton Press “30 60 90”, Michigan AIA Chapter retreat, XFUNs magazine and featured in The Storefront Exhibition in New York. He has taught graduate architecture studio at University of Southern California and he has been a guest critique at Ohio State University. He also serves as a member of University of Michigan mentorship program in 2013.

 

Education  

2000 | 2002                          Master of Architecture (M.Arch) with Distinction        
                                               University of Michigan. Ann Arbor. Michigan. U.S.A

1996 | 2000                           Bachelor of Architectural Science (B.AS)         
                                               Ryerson University. Toronto. Ontario. Canada
 

Practice

2017 | Present
Alec Ng Design Inc. Toronto
Principal

2015 | 2017
Gensler Toronto
Design Director / Associate

2006 | 2014
NBBJ Los Angeles
Senior Associate

2002 | 2006
NBBJ Columbus
Assocaite

2001
Monoedge Inc.
Founder / Owner

1998
Page + Steele Architects and Planner. Toronto. Canada
Designer / Internship

1997
Henderson Real Estate Development Company Limited. Hong Kong.
Designer / Internship

1996
Rocco Design Limited. Hong Kong
Designer / Internship

 

Publication

2013 + Studio Instructor at USC, 5th year architecture studio - “Rethinking Highrise”

2008  + NBBJ Artist of Change Award, Los Angeles.

2007  + NBBJ Innovative Project of the Year Award, CCF Glickman Tower.

2003  + Publication of web design and biography in XFUNs magazine.

2001 + Graduate studio design - [ Similar, but Different ] presented in Michigan AIA Chapter Retreat.

2001 +  Graduate studio design - [ Vertical Landscape ] published in the “30 60 90” - Princeton University.

2001 +  [ Vertical Landscape ] featured in The Storefront Exhibition in New York.

2000 +  [The Most Outstanding Architectural Thesis Demonstrating Proficiency in Digital Design ] Page and Steele Architects.

 

Selected Projects

Selected project while I was working in NBBJ as Lead Designer

Telstra 288 Exhibition Street Headquarter Competition. Melbourne. Australia     
    | 75,000 NLA offce space with 20,000 Telstra ancillary program.  
    | Lead designer at competition stage. 

Hewlett-Packard Jining International Software Talent and Industry Base. Jining. China    
    | 49.17 hectares master plan design of HP R/D center, mixed use commercial and high end retail.  
    | Lead designer through Pre design to DD. 

 DongBu Mixed Use Hotel Design Competition. Seoul. Korea       
    | Invited hotel/mixed use competition by Dong Bu Group. 
    | Program consists of offces, 5 star hotels and 6 star hotels.
    | Lead designer of the competition.

 Rupp Arena_Lexington Convention Center Renovation. Lexington, Kentucky, USA     
    | Renovation of the existing arena and new addition of 100,000 sq ft for convention center
    | Expected completion date: 2016
    | Lead designer of the Lexington Convention Center from concept to DD

 KIA Motor Design Center. Korea, Seoul         
    | 184,000 sq m car design center
    | Expected completion date: 2015
    | Lead designer from concept to DD

Gitian Residential. Taipei. Taiwan         
    | 12,000 sq ft luxury residential tower
    | Expected completion date: 2014
    | Lead designer

Chinatrust Headquarter Banking Corporation. Taipei. Taiwan       
    | 250,000 sq m new corporation banking headquarter with class A offces, retail podium and banking lobby.
    | Expected completion date: 2014
    | Lead designer for overall design direction from concept through DD.

Samsung R5 Electronic.  Suwon. Seoul. Korea
    | 305,250 sq m of R&D center with offce&Lab, welfare/exhibitions center and underground parking.
    | Total construction cost of $578 million and completed on 2013
    | Lead designer for overall design from concept through DD.

 Beijing CBD Competition. Beijing. China
    | Master plan and building competition with multiple building plot.
    | Z4 Plot design awarded the frst place.
    | Lead designer on Plot Z4 offce tower with trading foor, retails and VIP club house.
   
Tencent Headquarter. Shenzhen. China
    | 270,000 sq m corporate headquarter with 250 meter tall twin towers.
    | Expected completion date: 2014
    | Project designer for main public lobby, exhibition gallery and VIP foor in competition stage.

Buena Park Shopping Retail Center - The Source. Buena Park. California. U.S.A
    | 480,000 sq ft with 3 story retail shopping center, offces, cinema and entertainment center.
    | Total construction cost of $110 million. 
    | Expected completion date: 2015
    | Lead designer for overall design from concept through CD.  

Shougang Master Plan Competition. Beijing. China
    | 130,000 sq m master plan design with corporate headquarter, offce buildings, hotels and residential complex.
    | Project submitted and in evaluation stage.
    | Project designer responsible for master plan concept.

Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks PHASE III. Hong Kong. China.
    | Master plan competition partner with RLP Hong Kong for 105,000 sq m commercial and HQ offce space.
    | Lead Designer responsible for overall design direction and coordination with RLP.

Ulsan University Competition - School of Architecture. Ulsan. Korea
    | Open competition for architecture studio with multiple studio spaces, professor offces and lecture spaces.
    | Project designer through concept to SD. 

Qingdao Expo_Convention Center.  Aoshan Bay. Qingdao. China
    | Master planning of 488,090 sq m residential complex with 165,000 sq m Expo building(s) and 5 star hotel.
    | Project designer for expo building core and shell design from competition through DD.

Microsoft B92 Learning Center. Redmond. Seattle. U.S.A
    | 100,000 sq ft research and learning center for microsoft recruitment and training use.
    | Program consists of multi functional learning center, classrooms, company store, visitor center, offces and library.
    | Project designer from concept to CD for interior planning and exterior core and shell design.

The Cleveland Clinic Foundation - The New Heart Center. Cleveland. Ohio. U.S.A
    | 970,000 sq ft new heart center with in/out patient rooms, OR, ER and new grand lobby.
    | Total construction cost of US $375 million.
    | Partner with IDEO Chicago to implement high level conceptual design ideas.
    | Interior project designer from concept through CD for main lobby, VIP patient rooms and VIP roof top lounge.

Athletic Village / Hamad Medical Center / Asian Game 2006. Doha. Qatar
    | 400,000 sq m medical campus master planning with new hospital, medical offce and future athletic village.   
    | Project designer for main hospital exterior core and shell from concept through DD.
    
VA Outpatient Clinic. Columbus. Ohio. U.S.A
    | 330,000 sq ft outpatient clinic with 2 story diagnostic and treatment building.
    | Total construction cost of US $90 million.
    | Ohio Chapter ASLA Honor Award 2005; AIA Columbus Sustainable Design Award; AIA Ohio Merit Award
    | Project designer responsible for exterior envelope design and interior public space design through SD  

NBBJ Los Angeles Offce Tenant Improvement. Los Angeles. California. U.S.A
    | 8000 sq ft interior design project of new NBBJ Los Angeles studio.
    | Lead designer from concept through CA. 

Shawnee Mission Medical Center. Kansas City. Kansas. U.S.A
    | 146,000 sq ft with 4 story community hospital.
    | Total construction cost of $61 million. 
    | Project designer responsible for interior planning and exterior envelope design from concept to CD.

 

Selected project while I was working in Gensler as Design Director

Fanatics Multi League Store Concept. Las Vegas. NV. USA

Hines South Station Competition. Boston, MA. USA

Rockefeller - Hoboken West (Samusng). Hoboken, NJ. USA

25-30 Columbia Heights. Brooklyn. NY. USA

601 Lexington Avenue Re-positioning & Retail Center. New York. NY. USA

One Beacon St - Re-positioning. Boston. MA. USA

Rockefeller Group- North Hoboken Development. Hoboken. NJ. USA

RCI Innovation Lab. Miami. FL. USA

Le Phare Mixed Use Development. Quebec City. Canada

Jaguar Show Room Brampton. Brampton. Canada

Lexus Vaughan. Vaughan. Canada

LoyaltyOne Interior design concept. Toronto. Canada

Oxford - 85 Richmond Strategy. Toronto. Canada

11 Allstate Parkway Lobby Concept. Markham. Canada

675 Cochrane Drive. Markham. Canada

161 Bay Street Marketing Centre. Toronto. Canada

Allied Properties, 195 Joesph Street. Kitchener. Ontario

Allied Properties, 180 John Street. Toronto. Ontario    

Allied Properties, 379-391 Adelaide Street West Design. Toronto. Canada

21 St Clair Avenue East Concept Package. Toronto. Canada

390 Bay Street - Munich Re (Lobby and exterior facade redesign). Toronto. Canada

40 St Clair Avenue West. Toronto. Canada

420 Wellington St W Design Concept. Toronto. Canada

Cadillac Fairview - Sears Re-positioning. Toronto. Canada

CBRE - Crown Lobby Re-positioning. Toronto. Canada

Dorsay Development Corporation Lobbies. Richmond Hill. Canada

Hines - 81 Bay. Toronto. Canada

Tesla Design Exercise. Toronto. Canada

Stone Road Mall - Food Hall. Guelph, Ontario

Live Nation - AMEX VIP bar. Toronto Ontario   

Live Nation - VIP Crow's Nest Seating. Toronto. Ontario

Imax Headquarters - Renovation. Mississauga. Canada

Ministry of the Attorney General. Toronto. Canada

2 St Clair (Weston) Centre Revitalization. Toronto. Canada

1 St Clair Ave West. Toronto. Canada

1 St Clair Ave East. Toronto. Canada

The Well Development. Toronto. Canada

Main & Main - Yonge Motgomery and Roselawn. Toronto. Canada

National Golf Club of Canada - Interior design. Woodbridge. Canada

Monogram Dinner by Design Installation. Toronto. Canada

Bank of Montreal - Scarborough Campus Master Plan. Toronto. Canada

Oakville Green Life Science & Technology District. Oakville. Canada

Yonge & St Clair Neighbourhood Master Plan. Toronto. Canada

MLSE BMO VIP Entrance. Toronto. Canada

1000 Bloor Street West. Toronto. Canada

TD Bank

Calgary Brewery District. Calgary. Canada

Credit Card Lounge. Toronto. Canada

Edmonton Londonderry Mall. Edmonton. Canada

NB02 Dixie & Countryside. Brampton. Canada

Parkway Mall. Scarborough. Canada

Tr. 9720. Richmond. Canada

Vaughan. Vaughan. Canada

161 Bay Street. Toronto. Canada

Retail Pioneer Park. Kitchener. Canada

SEED Prototype. Toronto. Canada