James Lew


James Lew joined the practice in 2017 and is the head of the studio GreenbergFarrow China. He studied architecture in Birmingham, United Kingdom and his experience spans a range of projects across Europe, Middle East and Asia. He is a licensed architect, a chartered member of the Royal Institute of British Architect and committee member of RIBA Chapter China.

James is responsible for the day-to-day operation of the Shanghai studio and oversees all design related tasks.

He is a passionate advocate of researched base design process and the integration with Building Information Modeling technology. His experience includes 10 years at international practice Building Design Partnership, he has an international portfolio varying in scale from a wide range of educational, commercial, residential, healthcare, contemporary interventions with historical buildings and cultural buildings. He is currently leading a number of projects in the studio, including commercial, retail, cultural and educational prototypes, regeneration development in China.  His most recent notable work consists of the renovation of JC Mandarin Shanghai and Wuhan Metro Museum.