Hu Zhile, Founding Partner

Graduated from the China Academy of Art in 2003.He has experience working for PROSHIMA in Japan. As the design director and project manager of GOA, he cooperated with the Pritzker Prize winning architect Renzo Piano ’s first project in Mainland China, served as the technical manager.

In 2014, he founded the WJ Studio and established a sustainable design approach to the built environment. As an energetic and passionate team, by the leadership of its founding partner Hu Zhile,has won many international design awards including Berlin Design Awards (2021),IAI Global Design Award(2021), Outstanding Property Award London(2020), German Design Award (2020, 2017) ,AD100(2019,2017) ,WAF/INSIDE (2019, 2018,2017) ,ICONIC (2019) ,Hong Kong A&D Trophy (2018), Good Design (2018), etc.

His works have won worldwide media attention for many times, including the Private Geography column of the Paper news, American architecture magazine ATRIUM, Hong Kong Interior Design magazines HINGE, Contract Interior Architecture magazine, American Interior Design magazine (Interior Design magazine), South Korea MARU magazine, HongKong Perspective Magazine, Chinese Furniture Gallery Magazine, Archidaily.com,Gooood.cn, etc.

Hu believes that design is a way of thinking. He concentrates on not only the continuity and creative thinking of the interior/exterior space design but also the expression of design - form has a deeper meaning and design needs to confront the nature of spatial intent. Starting from the architecture, context, and core elements of product, Hu is adept at creating space that are extended in time. He has earned his reputation in the real estate field, as well as many partners like Greentown, China Resources, Sunac China and Xifang Real Estate Group. His work is also spoken highly of by the customers like IDG,VISION CAPITAL, ROKID、VPGAME、LEFIT etc.