Shanshan Qi 戚山山
SHANSHAN QI returned to Hangzhou and started STUDIO QI ARCHITECTS in 2013. She entered Tibet for over 60 times and has been working on Songtsam projects since 2016. As the head of a sole female-lead firm, she was listed in the Green Women Power 100 in 2020 and won the Unsung Hero-Female Frontier Awards in 2021; she spoke at TEDx conferences numerous times.
SHANSHAN QI believes being an architect requires considerable responsibilities and significant sensibilities. Her work emphasizes the negotiation between nature, architecture and current urban conditions.