Longlisted for emerging architect of the year at Dezeen Awards 2020, Office Off Course is an architecture studio founded by Huang Zhe, Huang Li and Zhang Yao in 2012.
The firm has offices in Shanghai, Hangzhou and Boston and works on diverse projects.
The studio explores and extends the core value of architecture in both globalisation and localisation. Its projects bridge history, nature and space, and discuss typologies of architecture and landscape in different contexts, to expand the unknowable boundaries beyond limits.
The office pays attention to the creative application of traditional materials by modern technology, the organic renewal development in historical heritage and the criticism over diversification of contemporary cities.
Office Off Course collaborates with multidisciplinary teams at the beginning of each project through systematic integration, offering innovative design solutions.
Architect: Office Off Course