The AJAR team
AJAR is a team of dynamic and passionate creatives who dedicate themselves to transforming spaces into places, and pushing boundaries to create fun and joyful experiences. Being a very close-knit studio, everyone has equal and utmost freedom to express their ideas and turn their aspirations into reality. We treasure honesty, sensitivity and authenticity; we have each others backs and we embrace everyone’s different levels of craziness.
The team is led by Registered Architects Derrick To and Tsoi Wai Kuen, both having graduated their Masters of Architecture from the University of Hong Kong. Kuen was named one of 18 Chinese Young Gun winners in 2015 while Derrick received an Honourable Mention for the HKIA Young Architect Award in 2018. Prior to establishing the studio, they each gained almost a decade of architectural design and project management experience through renowned architectural practices; engaging in world-acclaimed projects such as the Innovation Tower at Hong Kong Polytechnic University with Zaha Hadid and the Central Oasis with Arata Isozaki.