Hello, we are Aravia
a dedicated team of design professionals with multi-disciplinary background –
we are urbanists, architects, spatial designers and storytellers with multi-cultural background.
marketing forecast and commercial analysis
construction, operation and management advice
construction management operation improvement
Each projects belong to a particular situations – geographical, economical, social, cultural and political. We innovate by digging into the foundation of each situations and adapt to new circumstances – this continuation of constant adaptation is the source of every new innovation – learning and innovating by adaptation.
TECH’S RIPPLE EFFECTS
HEALTH AND WELLNESS
International Design Awards including Germany, UK, US, France and Hong Kong
German Design Award
Excellent Architecture –
International Design Award
Professional Interior Design
World Architecture Festival
Finalist – Office Category
World Architecture Festival
HKDA Global Award
International Commercial Design – Retail
Our work was published in Architectural Review, Archidaily, World Architecture News and many more.
May 2020 issue
Future Project Awards 2018
Presented in Cannes
2016, 2018, 2021
2013 President’s Medals
Published on RIBA
Architecture and Urbanism
Aravia explored the impact of architecture on public realm through spatial design and masterplanning. Since the setup in late 2015, Aravia has designed and executed over 30 projects of various scales. In 2017, Aravia secured a transit-oriented development of over 2-million sq.m in China in a competition against AREP and Valode & Pistre Architectes. In 2018, Aravia was invited to join a competition in Luxembourg along with BIG, Snohetta and others.
Kan Chan （陳正芹） is the Founder and Design Director of Aravia Design. Kan is a chartered member of RIBA, and HKIA associate member. Kan has received his education from the University of Hong Kong (First Class honour), University College London and Chinese University of Hong Kong (Best Studio award). His master thesis was nominated for RIBA president awards. Kan Chan has exhibited in several consecutive years in Venice Biennale.
Prior to the setup of Aravia, Kan Chan worked in Aedas and Oval Partnership. After gaining experience in Europe and China, he was appointed Project and Design Director by a private equity to develop projects in East Africa region. During the appointment, Kan was responsible for all design and construction works, and partnered with global operation and management consultants including EY, T&T, Marriott, Starwood Hotel Group and Wyndham Hotel Group. Kan was also the consultant for business development and marketing strategy. Over years, Kan has been involved in over 20 mixed use development projects worldwide.
Since the setup of Aravia in 2015, Kan Chan has led the team to design and execute over 30 projects, including transit-orientated developments, masterplanning and interior architecture. In 2019, along with Herzog & de Meuron, Grimshaw Archtiects, Studio Gang etc., Aravia was shortlisted in World Architecture Festival (WAF) and won WAFX award.
Kan Chan was awarded the Youth Leader in Greater Bay Area by JCI and Associate Fellowship for Social Enterprise Research Academy Kan was invited as the founding member and executive committee for GBA Economic and Trade Association. He has taught in CUHK, CityU in HK and Makerere University in Uganda. Kan is a consultant for transit-oriented development and commercial development for CRCC.
我們深信，優質的空間設計是現代城市生活中最重要一環。自2015年成立以來，睿凡設計的作品遍佈多個城市。我們透過大至城市規劃，小至室內設計的各個項目獲得多項國際殊榮，包括在2017年力壓 AREP 和 Valode & Pistre Architectes，贏得中國一個佔地超過二百萬平方米的公共交通導向型發展（TOD）計劃，並在翌年（2018）獲邀與 B.I.G 和 Snohetta 等國際知名建築師行競逐盧森堡的發展項目。
2019年，我們入圍了有建築界奧斯卡之稱的世界建築節（WAF），最終力壓Herzog & de Meuron、Grimshaw Architects、Studio Gang等建築巨頭，贏得 WAFX 設計大獎。
睿凡的設計團隊由創辦人 陳正芹（Kan） 帶領。Kan 是英國皇家建築師學會特許會員及香港建築師協會副會員，曾於香港大學，倫敦大學學院，及香港中文大學修讀建築，並以一級榮譽及最佳設計獎畢業。他的碩士論文更獲提名 RIBA英國皇家建築師學會會長獎，作品亦連續多年於威尼斯雙年展展出。
陳正芹早年於Aedas 及 Oval Partnership 工作，參與超過20個歐洲及中國大陸的建築及城市規劃項目。他及後獲邀出任設計總監，全權負責並監督東非大型興建項目的設計及工程，同時兼任多個項目的策略顧問，為 EY、T&T、Marriott、Starwood Hotel Group、及Wyndham Hotel Group等國際知名企業出謀獻策。