Cundall launches structural engineering in Asia with key appointment Share this article

Cundall has announced the expansion of its multi-disciplinary service offering in Asia with the appointment of Dong Chen as Structural Director.

The move to launch structural design in Asia follows ten years in Hong Kong, offering building services engineering, sustainability and specialist lighting design. Cundall has been delivering structural design elsewhere in the world for over 40 years and have made a strategic decision to offer this service in Asia to enable them to offer further value to their local clients.

Andrew Marks, Director says, “We are well established and have enjoyed an exciting and consistent rate of growth in Hong Kong. We have made a strategic decision to launch our structural offering to the Asian market, to add value to our existing clients and bring a truly multi-disciplinary offering to new clients. We are excited to welcome Dong who brings the right skills and experience to our Asia offices to further this growth.”

Bringing a wealth of structural design experience, Dong previously co-led Buro Happold’s Hong Kong structural team and has worked on landmark projects such as Hong Kong Ocean Park Water World, One Bangkok mixed-use development, and BCDA ICONIC Building in Manila. He has also spent years at Santiago Calatrava's studio on various international projects with complex structures, such as Al Sharq Bridge, West Bay Cable Car Station in Doha, Margaret McDermott Bridge in Dallas, Mons Railway Station in Belgium, and Rio Barra Bridge in Brazil. With a keen interest and expertise in long span roof, bridge and tall building, Dong brings his experience and passion for innovative structural design which can be combined with Cundall’s global knowledge.

Dong Chen comments “Cundall has a strong reputation for high-quality multi-disciplinary engineering skills and with its global reach, and excellent client care, I look forward to expanding the Structural team in Asia, pushing boundaries with sustainable and innovative designs to our clients.”

Cundall has delivered many structural projects around the globe, including Wanda’s Edificio España mixed-use development, Facebook’s mega data centre in Lulea, Lusail Light Rail Transit stations in Qatar, Stansted Airport redevelopment in London and the Opening and Closing Ceremonies of the 5th AIMAG (Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games).



18 Jun 2018

Back to news article

Cundall Hong Kong office
News

Cundall Hong Kong office features in 'Britain in Hong Kong' Magazine

Cundall’s Hong Kong office featured in Britain in Hong Kong by The British Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong. 

Read more
image alt
News

Cundall involved in the launch of Energy Efficient Retrofit Guide and Calculator in Hong Kong

Cundall involved in the launch of Energy Efficient Retrofit Guide and Calculator in Hong Kong.

Read more
News

Cundall's Hong Kong office has moved

Careers

Our people sit at the very heart of what we do at Cundall. Our mission is to provide great opportunities for great people, create fantastic built environments and leave a positive legacy for our communities.

It is the knowledge and expertise of our people which helps us to do this; our commitment to recruiting and nurturing great talent is what has made us successful for the last 40 years and it remains critical to our future plans.

At Cundall, we place special importance on our early careers professionals (graduates, apprentices, interns and more), understanding that they are the future of our business and the key to our long-term, sustainable growth. 

Learn more about we do and how you can build your career at Cundall
Sectors

Cundall's expertise extends to all major markets, so we have a deep understanding of the specific issues, constraints and opportunities facing our clients' market sectors.

Our team of creative engineers draw on our accumulated knowledge to devise the best possible solutions for your project in a fully integrated and cost-effective way.

About us

Established in the UK 40 years ago, Cundall has developed into an international multi-disciplinary consultancy operating from over 20 locations across the globe.