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Jun Huang

Managing Director


Jun Huang is the Managing Director and Design Partner at Wei Yang & Partners. Founded in 2011, the esteemed urban planning and design firm won a Finalist Award from the Wolfson Economics Prize in 2014. Prior to joining WYP, he was a director at the global architecture firm Benoy, where he led significant projects across continents. Widely regarded as a visionary designer, Jun champions design excellence, promotes thought leadership, and advocates for an interdisciplinary approach.

Trained as an architect, Jun brings extensive experience across disciplines, embracing a diverse range of projects at varying scales. His passion for arts and technology, coupled with his interdisciplinary approach and leadership skills, ensure that his projects seamlessly integrate beauty, sustainability, social cohesion, cultural identity, and economic viability.

Jun has primarily focused on large-scale mixed-use developments, arts and culture projects, integrated master planning, and the revitalization of historic towns and villages. Notable projects include St. David’s 2 in Cardiff, Earl’s Court and Covent Garden in London, Baoshan Future City in Shanghai, and the 'Silicon Valley' in Beijing, among many others worldwide. In recent years, he has devoted particular attention to implementing 21st-century Garden Cities and developing digital planning methods.

Jun’s achievements have been recognised with prestigious awards for built works, innovative designs, and pioneering research, including the Wolfson Economic Prize Finalist Award, top honours from BCSC, ICSC, RLI, RTPI, as well as other architectural and urban design awards. In 2009 he was elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and an Academician of the Academy of Urbanism.

Throughout his career, Jun has actively promoted best practice and creative exchange internationally through high-level trade missions, conferences, and advisory roles. He advises both public and private sectors on business strategy, investment, and technical expertise. He supported UKTI in design export initiatives and was a core member of the UK-China Eco-Cities & Green Building Group. He contributes to organisations such as the Design Council, the Design Commission for Wales, and the Advisory Board of the Welsh School of Architecture at Cardiff University.

Jun serves on professional juries for leading institutions (e.g., RIBA, and Landscape Institute) on art, design, planning, engineering, and digital technologies. He lectures in executive programmes at prestigious professional and academic institutions (e.g., Cambridge University). He publishes on a wide range of subjects, including design, culture, heritage, development, management, and sustainability.

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