Weichi Chen

Weichi Chen



“Design makes our living environments that much better, and enhances the wellbeing of people who interact with the architecture.”

Having worked on projects all over the world, Weichi believes that good design can connect our humanity across culture and border divides. He’s designed a wide range of building types over his 25-year career that include commercial, institutional, higher-education and cultural projects such as performing-arts centers and libraries, and his work can be found throughout the United States, Asia, and the Middle East. After 20 years working in the New York region, Weichi moved to Perkins Eastman’s Shanghai studio, where he focused on its healthcare and senior-living practice areas. He completed two award-winning projects—The Golden Eagle International Health Center in Nanjing and the Tianquan Lake Senior Living Community in Jiangsu. He returned to New York in 2020, although his focus remains on Chinese projects. Weichi has taught architectural design and history at universities in both the United States and Taiwan, and his work has been published in Taiwan’s Architect, Interiors, and China Times.

Our Perkins Eastman

By leading major projects in China such as large senior-living developments and a master plan for urban renewal in Chengdu, Weichi’s experiences add a global perspective to the firm’s international reach and ambition.


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  • +1 (212) 353-7424
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  • Education

  • University of Michigan, M.Arch
  • Tunghai University, B.Arch
  • Associations

  • American Institute of Architects