SAY architects is an award-winning innovative design office focusing on architecture, interior and urban planning. The studio is located in Hangzhou, lead by Yan Zhang and Jianan Shan. Both Yan and Jianan had practiced in multiple internationally-honored design studio for years before founding the studio. SAY architects has a extensive experience in Arts, Hospitality, commercial, and landscape works in various scale, other projects includes retail, office, public utilities and master planning.
With each project, SAY architects try to discover a unique character based on client, program, site and context. We want to create a narrative and personal space feeling for each project. With multiple design media including sketches, physical models, watercolor and mock ups, we push each project from concept to construction. Projects designed by SAY has been published in numerous international media and magazines, including DEZEEN, ArchDaily, Gooood, Designboom, Frame, Hinge, etc.