Mentors

Davin Hong

Living Design Lab, Principal

    Throughout his career, Davin has been a leader in design with experience in all phases of projects of varying scale, type, and complexity.  Among his celebrated work are award-winning cultural, commercial, government, education, corporate, and planning projects. For the last seven years, he has held lead design positions in global design firms, RTKL and KlingStubbins.   In his design approach, he works closely with clients to provide the best solutions for their unique challenges.  Through experience, he has developed a regard for every project as a significant investment with significant implications and opportunities.  With every project, he engages clients as active participants.  Through in-depth investigation rooted in careful observation, research, and analysis, he works to go beyond presuppositions to help clients define their goals and make informed decisions.  In the end, he has established Living Design Lab to create environments that are healthy, meaningful, and lasting.   Davin holds a Master of Architecture from the Harvard Graduate School of Design as well as a Bachelors of Architecture and Bachelors of Arts from Rice University.