WOW Principals | Wong Chiu Man

WONG CHIU MAN

  • REGISTERED ARCHITECT, SINGAPORE
  • MEMBER, SINGAPORE INSTITUTE OF ARCHITECTS
  • MEMBER, ROYAL INSTITUTE OF BRITISH ARCHITECTS
  • B.ARCH UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA (MAGNA CUM LAUDE)
  • M.ARCH GRADUATE SCHOOL OF DESIGN, HARVARD UNIVERSITY

As founder of Warner Wong Design and WOW Architects, Chiu Man has presided over the evolution of WOW since it was established in the year 2000, building a network of multidisciplinary award winning practices with a significant body of work in the Asian region and beyond.

Leveraging on 25 years of international industry experience, Chiu Man spearheads the business development and design direction of WOW. Dedicated to investigating and developing new design paradigms and research-driven innovation, he has since founded WOW DLab and WOW Design Studio with a strong network of like-minded associates.

Combining a unique mix of Asian heritage with international design experience, Chiu Man has led the way for completing prestigious hospitality, commercial, residential, and retail projects in China, India, Malaysia, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, the UAE, Nepal, Philippines, Tanzania and Australia.

WOW’s widely published projects, include the multi-award winning and highly commended Vivanta by Taj – Whitefield in Bangalore; the acclaimed Yalong Bay No. 5 Villas and Spa in Sanya, China; The Hilton Bandung, Indonesia, and internationally renowned restaurants such as Rang Mahal and Vansh.

Prior to founding WOW, Chiu Man was Corporate Officer and Design Director of Nikken Sekkei International, Singapore. He holds a Bachelor of Architecture Degree from the University of Southern California (magna cum laude) and a Master in Architecture from the Graduate School of Design, Harvard University.