Bingshan Chen Wong

Bingshan Chen Wong

Principal

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.

 

Practice

Urban Design

Master Planning

Landscape design

 

Education

2000, Master of Landscape Architecture, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

1992, Bachelor of Landscape Architecture, Tongji University, China.

 

Professional Recognition

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