Hajime Tanimura is an architect with over 25 years of experience in designing various building types. Since he joined Pei Partnership Architects in 1997, Mr. Tanimura has been project architect for many notable buildings, including the recently completed museum and research center for the Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Bandar Seri Begawan in Brunei and the new headquarters for China Institute in New York City. Previously, he played instrumental roles in some of the firm’s most iconic buildings, including Suzhou Museum in Suzhou, China; the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in the United States, Washington, D.C.; the Bank of China Head Office in Beijing, China; and the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles, USA. Currently, as project architect, he is responsible for the Flushing Creek Mixed Use Development in Flushing, New York, U.S., The Eutopia Museum in Taipei, Taiwan and the Bank of China Tower Renovation in Hong Kong, China. Mr. Tanimura holds a B.E. with a major in architecture from Meiji University, Kanagawa, Japan. He has also taken advanced studies at the Graduate School of Architecture, Cornell University in Ithaca, NY.