Popular Winner, 2023 A+Awards, Firm Type - Best Small Firm (6 - 15 employees)
MARS Studio was founded in New York, USA, and opened its Beijing office. It is an international architecture studio full of vitality and energy oriented towards architecture and interior design.
The founding partner of the firm, Ma Ning, graduated from the University of Pennsylvania. He worked in MAD Architects in Beijing and Bjarke Ingels Group (B.I.G) in New York. His past design projects include S.Pellegrino Flagship Factory in Italy, Harbin Opera House, Xiamen Xin he Headquarter, Manhattan 45 Broad St Skyscraper, Sanya Phoenix Island Villas, Taipei Bade Road Residential Towers, Brooklyn 205M Twin Towers, Ecuador super high-rise residence and so on.
In short years since opening MARS-Studio has won numerous international awards and has gained wide media including Archdaily, Designboom, Gooood, Dezeen, Inheritage, Aspects Media, AC Architecture, Hospitality Design Magazine, Global Design, IFDM, IDEAT and many others.
Studio’s current projects range from small buildings, new type retail spaces, renovation of old building, urban plan renewal to cultural buildings of different scales. Current projects include a conference center floating on water, a green technology office building in Tianjin, a treehouse vacation hotel tucked away in a forest, an innovative urban renewal park on the outskirts of Beijing, and a rooftop extension by the water.