Zhu Pei is one of China’s leading architects and the founder of Studio Zhu-Pei in Beijing. He has won the Architectural Review Awards, the AIA Honor Award, Design Vanguard Award from Architectural Record, China Award from Architectural Record, WA Award, and the Special Merit Award from UIA and UNESCO.
In 2006 and 2007, Zhu-Pei was commissioned by the Guggenheim Foundation to design the Guggenheim Art Pavilion in Abu Dhabi and the Guggenheim Museum in Beijing. His work has been exhibited internationally at the Venice Biennial, the Sao Paulo Art Biennial, the Centre Pompidou, the Victoria and Albert Museum, the Dresden State Art Museum, AEDES, Kassel and MAXXI Museum.
In 2011, he was selected as an architecture jury member for the Mies van der Rohe Award and Hong Kong Design Week. Zhu Pei has given numerous lectures at Harvard University, Columbia University, Yale University, UC Berkeley, Rice University, Rhode Island School of Design, University of South California, University of Texas at Austin, University of Auckland, Tsinghua University, Tongji University, Tianjing University, etc.
He received his Master of Architecture from Tsinghua University and UC Berkeley.