MVRDV - MVRDV Director of Asia Steven Smit to participate in Domus panel

MVRDV Director of Asia Steven Smit to participate in Domus panel


How can we stimulate high-quality educational development through urban development, innovation and design? MVRDV Director of Asia Steven Smit will participate in a panel discussion organized by Domus China about this topic on March 19.

Steven Smit oversees all MVRDV Asian projects. Based in the Shanghai office, he maintains a clear and direct line of contact between MVRDV’s local Shanghai design teams, and clients. Smit brings a wide range of international experience and education, having studied in both his native Netherlands, and Australia. He has worked in China and Hong Kong since 2002 at the director level, with numerous international architecture and engineering studios, including OMA, where he was part of the CCTV Tower team in Beijing, AECOM for whom he lead TOD projects in Chengdu, as well as PTW, as China Director. His experience spans the entire practice of architecture in China from concept development to project execution and handover.

“I have always been attracted to ambition, optimism and adventure in the built environment. MVRDV allows me to further realise these ambitions and enable radical creations at scale that address the specific urban contexts in Asia and China in particular” – Steven Smit

The event is part of a series of panel discussions organized by Domus China where 100 leaders from various industries around the world will be interviewed on one these 10 key words: Education, Vision, Net, Fragility, Freedom, Sustainability, Space, Resilience, Solidarity and Complexity. The series will start with education.

  • Date & time: March 19 - 07:00AM (CET)
  • More information on the event can be found here