Hong Kong


The Oval Partnership Architecture Ltd is the London studio of an international group of architects, urbanists, designers and researchers.

A member of theOctagonpartnership

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Christopher Law, Director

Chris Law is a founding director of the Oval partnership. He is also a director of INTEGER China Ltd, an organisation that promotes intelligent and green developments in China.

Chris was educated at Stonyhurst College in Lancashire, and studied Architecture at the Bartlett School of Architecture, University College London. Over the years Chris has received numerous accolades including Architects of the Year Award and the Outstanding Young Person Award in Hong Kong. Chris Law’s design projects have received awards from institutions around the world including the Royal Academy of Arts, the Hong Kong Institute of Architects, the Hong Kong Institute of Planners, and the American Institute of Architects.

Both the North site and the South sites of the Sanlitun Village project in Beijing, for which Oval Partnership is the principal architect, have been shortlisted in the World Architecture Festival Award 2010.The Sanlitun Village project also received the Hong Kong Institute of Architect Special Award 2010. The bamboo structure KPMG community centre in Sichuan has received many awards in 2010 including the Perspective Best of the Best Award, Sustainable Architecture Award, Design For Asia Award, etc.

Chris is the Chairman of the Family Welfare Society- a charity with a staff of 800. He is member of a number of government committees in Hong Kong, including the Tourism Strategy Group of the Tourism Commission, Women's Commission, and the Social Welfare Advisory Committee. Chris is the chairman of the Environment and Sustainable Development Committee of the Hong Kong Institute of Architects,and a director of the Professional Green Building Council.

Chris Law is a Justice of the Peace of the Hong Kong SAR. Married with two children, Chris spends his leisure hours collecting and testing recipes.