May 2019

Announcing New Senior Leadership Promotion


Leigh & Orange (L&O) is an internationally recognised architectural firm with a deep connection to Hong Kong. Established in 1874, L&O has played a significant and continued role in shaping the design community for nearly a century and a half. Leveraging on our diverse expertise, we have completed many award-winning buildings and masterplans throughout Hong Kong, Macau, Mainland China, the Middle East and Southeast Asia.

2019 is L&O’s 145th Anniversary and it is significant that at this point we introduce a new generation to our board of Principal Directors. Our business has been sustained by generations of supportive business partners and by the Directors and staff who have steadfastly upheld our standards and continued over the decades to produce quality architecture. To extend this legacy we seek out and nurture talent and commitment – therefore we are delighted to announce the promotion of Kelvin Li to Principal Director. He will play a vital role in the firm’s commitment to design excellence allied with strong project management.

We are confident that Kelvin’s wealth of experience will capably support the firm’s sustained growth. Please join us in welcoming Kelvin to the Board and congratulating him on his promotion to Principal Director of Leigh & Orange.

From the Principal Directors

Kelvin LI | Principal Director

Kelvin joined L&O in 2004 and became a Director in 2013. Kelvin is emerging progressive architect and urbanist with a vision and responsibility to shape a better built environment. Graduated with distinction from the University of Hong Kong in 2000, and has since accumulated almost 20 years of practice experience, primarily in the design and construction of comprehensive development projects in both Hong Kong and Greater China.

Back in 2006, Kelvin won the Chevening Scholarship and went on to complete a higher degree at the Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL. In a personal capacity, he was invited to act as a part-time lecturer at the University of Hong Kong in 2007-2008.

Kelvin has led design teams to successfully complete a multitude of large-scale, strategically complex projects including masterplanning, commercial, mixed-use, education, residential and transit-oriented developments. Many of these have won international awards, such as HKIA Annual Awards, HKIA Cross-Strait Architectural Design Awards, World Architecture Festival Awards, A’ Design Awards, A&D China Awards and MIPIM Asia Awards.

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