Judging Panel
Lyndon NERI

Founding Partner

Neri&Hu and Design Republic

Lyndon Neri is a Founding Partner of Neri&Hu Design and Research Office, an inter-disciplinary international architectural design practice based in Shanghai. Neri&Hu are the Overall Winner of The PLAN Award 2018, named EDIDA Designers of the Year 2017 and Interior Designers of the Year of Iconic Awards 2017 by German Design Council, Maison&Objet Asia Designers of The Year 2015 and Wallpaper* Designers of The Year 2014. In 2013, Mr. Neri was inducted into the U.S. Interior Design Hall of Fame. The practice was selected as the 2011 INSIDE Festival Overall Winner, won AR Awards for Emerging Architecture 2010 by Architectural Review (UK) and was one of the Design Vanguards in 2009 by Architectural Record (US).


Lyndon Neri has been actively involved in teaching and research, together with partner Rossana Hu they were the Fall 2018 Norman R. Foster Visiting Professor of Architecture at Yale University.


Lyndon Neri has been invited to speak, exhibit and judge for many prestigious events and programs all over the world. Lyndon Neri is also a co-founder of Design Republic, a modern design platform incorporating retail concept, design/cultural exhibitions and educational events.


Lyndon Neri received his Master of Architecture at Harvard University and his Bachelor of Arts in Architecture at UC Berkeley.