Dong-Ping Wong's studio focuses on designing environments, from ground-up structures to renovations to landscapes, all with the intent of transforming how people relate to the context, culture and resources around them.
Ongoing projects include the 19,000sf New York headquarters for a Hong Kong based media company, a spa in the Cayman Islands, and + POOL, the world's first floating, water-filtering pool.
Before starting FOOD in 2018, Dong was a founding partner of Family New York, which led the designs of contemporary art museums in Mantaa, Finland and Maribor, Slovenia, stand-alone stores for Off-White c/o Virgil Abloh in New York, Tokyo and Hong Kong, the stage design for Kanye West’s Yeezus Tour, and residential projects for him and his family in Paris and Los Angeles.
Dong's work has been featured in publications including the Wall Street Journal, Fast Company, Complex and Wiredand has been awarded the Diamond Award for Engineering Excellence, the New York Design Award for Best Young Practice and was nominated for the INDEX Awards in Copenhagen.
Prior to starting his own practice, Dong worked as a designer at OMA and REXin New York and EHDD in San Francisco, specialising in public, cultural, and hi-density mixed-use buildings.Dong earned his Masters of Architecture from Columbia University and his Bachelor’s from UC Berkley.