Rossana Hu is a Founding Partner of Neri&Hu Design and Research Office, an inter-disciplinary international architectural design practice based in Shanghai, China with an additional office in London. Ms. Hu and partner Mr. Lyndon Neri are the Overall Winner of The PLAN Award 2018, they are named EDIDA Designers of the Year 2017, Interior Designers of the Year of ICONIC Awards 2017 by German Design Council, Maison&Objet Asia Designers of The Year 2015, Wallpaper* Designer of The Year 2014. They were the winner of 2014 World Architectural Festival. In 2013, Ms. Hu was inducted into U.S. Interior Design Hall of Fame with partner Mr. Lyndon Neri. The practice was selected as the 2011 INSIDE Festival Overall Winner, won AR Awards for Emerging Architecture 2010 by Architectural Review (UK) and selected as one of the Design Vanguards in 2009 by Architectural Record (US). In 2007, Ms. Hu received the Perspective Awards as one of the ‘40 under 40’ prominent designers shaping Hong Kong and Greater China. Ms. Hu received a Master of Architecture and Urban Planning from Princeton University, and a Bachelor of Arts in Architecture and Music from the University of California at Berkeley. Before establishing Neri&Hu with her partner Mr. Lyndon Neri, Ms. Hu worked for Michael Graves & Associates, Ralph Lerner Architect in Princeton, Skidmore, Owings and Merrill in New York City, and The Architects Collaborative (TAC) in San Francisco.

Ms. Hu is also a Founding Partner and Creative Executive for Design Republic, a Founding Panel Member of 100% Design Shanghai, and the Regional Advisor for The Atlas of 21st Century Architecture, published by Phaidon Press. In 2015, Ms. Hu and her partner Mr. Neri were appointed Creative Directors of Stellar Works.

Ms. Hu has served on prestigious professional committees such as the Princeton University President’s Advisory Committee on Architecture, where she advised the President on architectural design and campus planning issues. Other than an architectural professional, Ms. Hu has been actively involved in teaching and research, together with his partner Mr. Neri, they taught at College of Architecture and Urban Planning Tongji University, Department of Architecture of The University of Hong Kong Graduate School and recently at Yale School of Architecture as the Fall 2018 Norman R. Foster Visiting Professor. Ms. Hu has lectured at Columbia Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, Yale School of Architecture, University of Miami School of Architecture, The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, Syracuse Architecture Mark Robbins Lecture and University of California Berkeley. She has won numerous traveling fellowship awards and has been a guest design critic at Princeton University, UC Berkeley, Yale School of Architecture and Syracuse University. Ms. Hu and her partner Mr. Neri were invited as the guests of honor at Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair 2019, Interior Design Show Toronto 2019 and imm cologne to create “Das Haus” 2015. Ms.Hu and her partner Mr. Neri have been invited to judge Dezeen Awards and speak at Mexico Design Week, Domus China Dialogue, Princeton University School of Architecture 2012-2013 Lecture Series, Bauwelt Panel Discussion Badgespräche, BODW (Business of Design Week), Inside Festival during World Architecture Festival in Spain, Beijing International Design Triennial 2011, The White Box Workshop at Hong Kong Design Center, Design Roulette Shanghai 2011, RIBA (The Royal Institute of British Architects), The Graduate School of Design at Harvard University, Re-inventing with Design(Red)2010, Hong Kong, The Dutch Pavilion during EXPO 2010, Shanghai and many other design, fashion, art related forums and events.

Aside from Architecture and Interiors, together with her partner Mr. Neri, Ms. Rossana Hu, is actively working on a number of industrial design products for various brands in Europe including Agape, Arflex, Artemide, BD Barcelona Design, BOLON, ClassiCon, Concrete LCDA, Driade, Fritz Hansen, Gandia Blasco, GAN, Kvadrat, LEMA, Meritalia, Molteni&C, MOOOI, Nanimarquina, Offecct, Parachilna, Paola C., Poltrona Frau, Porro, S.Pellegrino, Wallpaper* Handmade, Viabizzuno,and brands in Asia, including JIA and Stellar Works, among many others. At the same time, they are developing their own product line under the monicker brand ‘neri&hu’, which was honored to receive the Perspective Awards, the Red Dot Award and I.D. magazine’s Annual Design Review Awards. Mr. Neri and Ms. Hu were invited to guest edited the October issue of DI magazine in 2009, which is one of the vanguard architectural publications in China, they also published and edited a book called ‘Persistence of Vision’. The book is a beginning of a series of exploration on architecture and urban issues in major cities in China.