Bin Sheng is a Partner at PLP Architecture and a designer with 14 years of professional experience working for international firms on architectural and urban design. She is familiar with all aspects of the design process from inception to completion and has been engaged on projects in China, the UK and the Middle East.
Bin works closely with the partners responsible for the practice’s work in China and has been a leading member of the design team on projects in that region. She has substantial design and project administration experience in large-scale developments in China, including the Wuhan Yuexiu Qiaokou Complex, the Nanjing Suning Rui City Business Park and the Chongqing Loncin Guanyignqiao Commercial Complex. Her current projects include a 500,000sqm complex project in Foshan for Suning Estate which contains 95,000sqm of shopping and a 300m landmark tower of hotel and offices, which has been designed to become an important destination and focal point of Foshan’s New Town; Hangzhou Universal World office twin tower; and the Pearl River Delta 500m Landmark Tower complex. She is extremely knowledgeable on Chinese Building Codes and local regulations and has a key role for the PLP team, client and the local project teams to ensure timely coordination and efficient project delivery.
Bin has also contributed to the design of Abu Dhabi’s first Four Seasons hotel on Al Maryah Island – the core of Abu Dhabi’s planned Central Business District. Comprising a slender high-rise and a podium, the complex will provide a luxury hotel, serviced apartments and conference facilities.
Previous experience, while at KPF London, includes large-scale transportation projects such as the Abu Dhabi International Airport Midfield Terminal Complex, mixed-use projects, residential, entertainment as well as office developments such as the Leadenhall Street project in the City of London.
In 1996, Bin was awarded a Bachelor of Architecture from Sanjiang University, Nanjing, China, followed in 2001 by a Master of Architecture (M.Arch.) from the Mackintosh School of Architecture, University of Glasgow, UK.