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dwp strengthens its international presence with Beyond-arch partnership

dwp strengthens its international presence with Beyond-arch partnership
August 16, 2021

The international presence of architects - dwp - continues to grow through innovative and exciting signature collaborations such as the recently established dwp | beyond architecture, through the collaboration of dwp and Beyond-arch in China.

Similar to dwp, the core values of Beyond-arch design are to create simple yet excellent designs for each customer, including aesthetic values that far exceed the customer’s imagination providing clients with unexpected and unique design services. Both groups bring with them a constant pursuit of creativity and innovation.

As dwp | beyond architecture, dwp look forward to offering their international expertise and dwp design standards, particularly to the Chinese market with our new office in Shanghai.

Founder of Beyond Arch Design, Song Mingzhong, studied architecture at the University of Westminster and has worked at both dwp and Foster and Associates over the past 15 years. Song has designed numerous remarkable projects around China for a variety of international brands with a focus on signature lifestyle projects including hotels and retail projects.

dwp global design director, Scott Whittaker notes “we are so excited to have Song and his team join dwp as a signature partner. In pandemic times the signature collaboration allows us to provide seamless cross border design services with international designers from our global studios collaborating with our local team in China. Global brands and operators have the benefit of international design excellence along with a team on the ground who have the knowledge and are able to communicate effectively in China.”

For 25 years dwp has been a global architecture and design company that has completed award-winning work. Dwp - currently located in Australia, Asia and the Middle East - steps into the future with cutting edge collaborative, sustainable and creative design technology.

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