Wei Zhang

Wei Zhang

Founding Principal

Mr. Zhang has over 15 years of professional experience in China and the United States.  He heads ATA’s Architecture Studio in Beijing where he is the lead designer and primary contact for client projects ranging from urban design to architectural interiors.  Specializing in contemporary architectural design for residences, senior communities, hotels and resorts, Mr. Zhang brings innovation and a well-balanced approach to each project by fully exploring design alternatives that meet the objectives of every client.  Prior to founding ATA in 2003, Mr. Zhang was an architect at the prestigious China Architecture Design Institute, where he played a key role in the design and research of community plans and senior housing throughout China.



Urban Design

Master Planning

Architecture Design



2003, Master of Architecture, Master of Urban Planning, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign

2002, international exchange student, Technical University of Munich in Germany

1997, Master of Engineering in Architectural Design, Tianjin University

1994, Bachelor of Engineering in Architecture, Hefei University of Technology


Professional Recognition

LEED AP. U. S. Green Building Council

Specialist of China Real Estate and Housing Research Association  

2002, E. Benno Philippson Fellowship, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign