Abstract：Mr. Steven Smit, Director MVRDV Asia, born
in Eindhoven, The Netherlands in 1958, studied
at Utrecht University in The Netherlands and the
University of Tasmania in Australia where he
received bachelor’s degrees in Architecture and
Environmental Design in 1994. Based in Shanghai,
he oversees MVRDV’s Asian projects and clients,
working with MVRDV’s local team in the city.
Active in China and Hong Kong since 2002 at
director level, his experience covers the practice
of architecture in China from concept to completion.
Smit has worked in China with renowned
international architecture and engineering studios
including OMA as part of the CCTV Tower team
in Beijing, PTW as China Director during the
Beijing Watercube project, and AECOM leading
TOD projects in Chengdu.
On September 20, 2020, Mr. Steven Smidt was interviewed
by the journal Urban Design in Beijing.