Guo Dan

Senior Design Director , Lacime Architects

GUO Dan has been engaged in architectural design for 18 years. She is now the Senior Design Director at Lacime Archiects, the design practice which won 2020 WAN Awards' Architect of the Year. GUO Dan is head of all technical issues of Lacime's projects. She is expert in technological innovation and is mainly responsible for building nodes, structure selection, curtain wall design, material selection and overall construction control. With her outstanding technical professionalism, GUO Dan has been recognized by a wide range of industries and awards, including being recognized as a finalist of 2021 WAN Female Frontier Awards. As the technical director, Suzhou "Dajia" project won 'Honorable Mention' in 2020 ARCASIA Awards, which is the highest Asian academic honor. 

In 2022, as a representative of outstanding female architects, she received invitation from RIBA to participate in RIBA Women in Architecture 2022 Exhibition, delivering her projects and design notions to wider public. Till 2022, GUO Dan has been responsible for 60 completed projects, and many of them got world's leading awards' recognition, including World Architecture Festival, WAN Awards, Architizer A+ Awards, Blueprint Awards, THE PLAN Awards, ICONIC Awards, etc.