Neri&Hu Design and Research Office
Rossana Hu is a Founding Partner of Neri&Hu Design and Research Office, a multi-disciplinary international architectural design practice based in Shanghai, China, which won AR Awards for Emerging Architecture 2010 by Architectural Review, UK and was selected as one of the ten firms for Design Vanguard 2009 by Architectural Record, USA. Ms. Hu received a Master of Architecture and Urban Planning from Princeton University, and a Bachelor of Arts in Architecture and Music from the University of California at Berkeley. Before establishing Neri&Hu with her partner Lyndon Neri, Ms. Hu worked for Michael Graves & Associates, Ralph Lerner Architect in Princeton, Skidmore, Owings and Merrill in New York City, and The Architects Collaborative (TAC) in San Francisco.
Rossana Hu received the Perspective Award as one of the '40 under 40' prominent designers shaping Hong Kong and Greater China. Ms. Hu is also a Founding Partner and Creative Executive for Design Republic, a Founding Panel Member of 100% Design Shanghai, and the Regional Advisor for The Atlas of 21st Century Architecture, published by Phaidon Press.
Aside from Architecture and Interiors, together with her partner Mr. Lyndon Neri, Ms. Hu is actively working on a number of industrial design products for various brands in Europe including MOOOI, LEMA, BD Barcelona Design and Meritalia, the latter two were in collaboration with Swarovski's "SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS at Work" project, and Shanghai based brand Stellar Works. They are developing their own product line under the monicker brand 'neri&hu', which was honored to receive the Perspective Awards, the Red Dot Award and I.D. magazine's Annual Design Review Awards. Mr. Neri and Ms. Hu were invited to guest edited the October issue of DI magazine in 2009, which is one of the vanguard architectural publications in China, they also published and edited a book called 'Persistence of Vision'. The book is a beginning of a series of exploration on architecture and urban issues in major cities in China.