On August 15th, 2018, ACRES invites you to have an inspiring conversation with the Senior Designer of China Zun, Mr. Li Lei, Director and Mr. Bob Scymanski, technical group leader for Hudson Yards project. You will also have the chance to network with key KPF staff and tour its studio area.
6:30-6:50: ACRES members and Key KPF Staff mixer, Drinks Finger Food
6:50-7:30: Presentation by Li Lei, Director and Bob Scymanski, Director
7:30-7:40: Open Discussion
7:40-8:00: Guided visit of KPF studio area
ACRES Member: Free (to join ACRES membership program, see membership registration section below)
Early Bird Admission (Before August 10th, 2018): $10
General Admission: $15
Refreshment will be provided.
A Director at Kohn Pedersen Fox, Lei Li has over 20 years of design experience in the United States, Singapore and Australia. His design work covers a wide range of project types including office, hotel, residential, institutional, airport, mixed use and urban design, and their scales range from interiors, headquarters, supertall towers, to urban blocks and districts.
Since Joining KPF in 2003, he has developed a primary focus on leading the design of projects in China, partnering with some of the country’s foremost developers and corporations.
As a Senior Designer, Lei Li’s current and past projects include CITIC Tower (China Zun) in Beijing, Wuhan Hanzheng East District Master Plan and building design, Shenzhen Chegongmiao Terra City Urban Renewal Master Plan and Building Design, Nanning Wuxu International Airport Terminal 2, Beijing Huaneng Headquarters, Sanya Mid-Peninsular MGM Hotel and Residence, and American Commerce Center in Philadelphia, etc.
Robert Scymanski has more than 39 years of architectural management and technical experience on projects in the United States, Europe and Asia. Since joining KPF in 2011, he has acted as technical group leader for KPF’s large multi-use project in New York City, Hudson Yards. KPF’s Phase I design and fullservice management / construction services include a 400,000sf platform spanning the rail yard, two office towers totaling 5.3 million square feet, 1 million square
foot retail complex and 4.3 acres of public open space.
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for more information. ACRES Membership Program
ACRES Membership Program has officially launched! Please register now and get access to our 2018 market overview event for free!
2018 Membership Program: $50 (good for a year from the date of purchase)
Registration: To join the membership program, please register at below link:https://sa1.memberplanet.com/Groups/GroupJoinLoginNew.aspx?ISPUB=true&invitee=z63p35222t6ry About ACRES:
ACRES has hosted more than 20 quality events ranging from market analysis panels, development site visits to entrepreneurship discussions, and holiday networking events, etc. We have partnered with many respected companies, including Real Capital Analytics, Street Easy, SOM, and Financial Times. The association has established a group of more than 280 members who are Chinese-English speaking working professionals in real estate industry.
More information about ACRES can be found at www.acresociety.com. For people who are interested in joining ACRES, please register at http://acresociety.com/site/join-us/