Vincent Leung earned his Bachelor of Science in Architectural Studies (Bronze Tablet, Summa cum Laude) from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2005. He then went on to obtain a Master of Architecture at the University of Pennsylvania in 2009. Throughout his career Vincent has gained extensive experience in designing American and Chinese projects. His depth of project types includes financial institutions, office buildings, museums and cultural centers, educational facilities, and healthcare/hospital facilities.
Vincent joined PEI Architects in 2010 as a designer. In demonstrating his skills with client communication, contract drafting as well as written and verbal translation from English to Mandarin, Vincent was promoted to Associate in 2012. He worked on several projects in China including the Six Dynasty Museum and Nanjing Hanfujie Plaza Complex in Nanjing, China, the Soong Family Museum and Cultural Center in Nanchang, China, an Office Project in Shenzhen, China, the Bank of China Headquarters Building in Suzhou, China, the Bank of China-Flushing Branch in Flushing, Queens and the Head offices of China Institute in New York, NY. Vincent left PEI Architects in 2018 and worked for notable architectural firms in New York City until returning to PEI Architects in 2020.
Vincent has received many accolades for design throughout his career including:
• Intituto Bola Pra Frente Youth and Women’s Leadership Center Design Competition, Brazil; Honorable Mention, “Podemos!”
• Urban Land Institute/Gerald D. Hines Student Urban Design Competition 2009, Honorable Mention, Team “Re:newable Denver”
• John Stewardson Memorial Scholarship in Architecture (UPenn Division), UPenn Laude) 2005, (2nd Place)
• Woodman 2006 Architectural Design Competition, UPenn (3rd Place)
• Edward C Earl Prize for Architecture Design Fall 2002; Spring 2004