Bingshan Chen Wong
Ms. Wong is the principal of ATA Laguna Beach Office. She has extensive professional experience in landscape architecture, urban planning and design, bringing a wealth of design and planning expertise to the company. Ms Wong has been responsible for a number of projects ranging from large community planning, college campus planning, to parks, greenbelts and intimate gardens. Intimately involved with each project from the conceptual design to the construction phase, she believes in carrying through innovative design ideas on paper into actual detailed physical spaces.
In addition to design practice, Ms Wong has served as visiting critic at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign’s Department of Landscape Architecture and Saddleback College in Mission Viejo, California. Before joined ATA, Ms Wong had worked at SWA Group (Laguna Beach office) for over 10 years.
2000, Master of Landscape Architecture, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
1992, Bachelor of Landscape Architecture, Tongji University, China.
LEED AP. U. S. Green Building Council
Member of the American Society of Landscape Architects
Publication: A Lagoon For Woodbury, Minus The Gators, Landscape Architect Magazine, July 2007
Honors & Awards:
2008, ASLA Southern California Chapter Honor Award, Jeffrey Open Space Trail, Irvine, California
2006, NAHB Community of The Year Gold Award, “Best Master-Planned Community” for Woodbury, Irvine, California
2005, American Planning Association, San Diego Chapter, Education Project Award, Chula Vista Bayfront, Chula Vista, California
2003, Pacific Coast Builders Conference Gold Nugget Grand Award, River Islands, Lathrop, California
2000, Beatrice Hornemann Scholar (Zonta Award), Zonta Club of Evanston, Illinois
2000, First Prize Recipient of Thesis Grant, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
1999, Klusing Prize, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
1999, ASLA Graduate Award of Honor, ASLA Illinois Student Chapter
1997, Creative & Performing Art Fellowship, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign