Ya-Hsin Chen

Associate KCAP Shanghai

Ya-Hsin Chen graduated from the architecture department of Tam-Kang University Taiwan in 2001 being awarded the Taiwan National Golden Award for Architecture. In 2005, she received her Master degree in architecture at TU Delft and registered as an architect in the Netherlands. During and after her studies she worked as an urban designer and architect at KAAP3 ontwerpbureau in Rotterdam, Loxodrome Architects and Planners in Venlo and Foster and Partners in London.

In 2010, Ya-Hsin joined KCAP as representative KCAP China and was appointed associate in 2014. In her representative role,  she is responsible for the office management of KCAP Shanghai and the acquisition and coordination of KCAP’s projects in Asia. The projects range in scales and context, from strategic masterplanning, urban regeneration, waterfront development to architectural assignments.

Ya-Hsin is regularly invited as lecturer at planning institutes and legal authorities. In 2015, she was guest professor at China Art Academy in Hangzhou and previously guest critic at HKU and Tam-Kang University in Taiwan.