PROFILE

Von X Architects is a London-based architecture and interiors practice. The practice’s unique selling proposition is where modern architecture meets interiors and art coherently. We achieve this by integrating each element within our design from day one with collaborations with other architects, designers, consultants, clients, and users.

The practice approach each project through in-depth research and analysis to complement your core values, site and brand strategy. Through our relentless focus on refining design ideas, we take pride in producing designs that are meaningful to create unique settings for our clients.

With a vision to build responsibly, the practice hold great craftsmanship that is built to last in high regard and carefully considers our consumption of materials, energy, etc. Von X Architects’ vision is shared by our collaborators who listen, challenge, innovate, and lead the creation of timeless spaces.

A small practice with big experiences in residential, retail and hospitality projects, Von’s experiences with complex renovations mark her ability to see the hidden potential of existing buildings. Every building represents the confluence of what happened in the past and the beginning of an envisioned future. Notable project experiences in central London prior to establishing the studio in 2019 are Regent’s Crescent Grade I listed1 redevelopment in Regent’s Park, Harrods Grade II* listed2 department store in Knightsbridge, and The Bryanston super-prime new build residential development overlooking Hyde Park.

A brief idea of Von X Architects’ areas of work:

  1. Planning, Designing and Project Management:
    • Exteriors and interiors of buildings including houses, retail stores and offices.
    • Interiors only of buildings including houses, retail stores and offices.
    • Visual merchandising of showrooms and exhibitions.
  2. Planning and Designing only of exteriors and interiors of buildings. Concept Design only and collaborative work with a local architect is welcomed.

1 A heritage building of exceptional interest, making only 2.5% of listed buildings in the UK.

2 A particularly important building of more than special interest in the UK.


ABOUT THE CREATIVE DIRECTOR

VON CHUA

BArch (Hons) AA Dipl. ARB RIBA

Von is a graduate of the University of Nottingham, UK and Architectural Association (AA) School of Architecture in London. Born and raised in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, she pursued higher education and qualified as a chartered architect in the UK. She brings a dual perspective to the practice’s designs, combining Asian rigour with European design flair.

Prior to founding Von X Architects, Von has had the opportunity to work for and learn from leading architects and designers including Pritzker Architecture Prize Laureate Rem Koolhaas / OMA Hong Kong, David Collins Studio and Millier London. Over the course of her career, Von worked on high-end residential, retail and hospitality projects ranging £250,000 to £400 million in construction value. She led the successful redesign and coordination of multiple off-plan sales of super-prime residences ranging 1,900 sq ft to 14,000 sq ft with London’s leading property developers.

With a strong commercial awareness and passion for efficiency, alongside her work as an architect, Von is contributing to the realisation of a pitch submission platform for architects and property owners, Pitch Your Concepts to transform the architecture industry by creating innovative ways to automate and collaborate.

In addition to her bilingual fluency in English and Mandarin Chinese, Von is fluent in Cantonese and Malay.