Chunyan Cai
Chunyan Cai
Co-founder, Principal Architect
Atelier tao+c

Founded in 2016 by Chunyan Cai and Tao Liu, Atelier tao+c is an emerging design studio based in Shanghai. Atelier tao+c has designed and completed a number of projects across different design disciplines. The works are ranging from a piece of pendant lamp to a compound development, from the interior of small urban apartments to the renovation of old rural houses, from shops on the street to a youth community. Parallel with the practical works, the office has involved with research and teaching, focus on subjects such as revival of old buildings and objects in domestic landscape.

During the past years, the studio is named The 100 Most Influential Architects and Interior Designers in China in 2019 and 2021 by Architecture Digest 100 and the projects have been nominated by many international prizes - AZURE Awards, dezeen awards, Architizer A+ awards, World Architecture Festival awards, INSIDE awards, World Interior News Awards, Design for Asia Award etc.

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