Born in China, Xi Zhang is an internationally renowned architect whose practice has offices in Zurich and Shanghai. A TEDx speaker she has been spreading her design philosophy globally.
A notable pioneer, Xi was the first Chinese entrepreneur to set up an architecture, construction and property development company in central Europe. Her company EXH Design have completed many prestigious projects in Europe and China including the Roche HQ in Shanghai, ICBC Bank HQ in Zurich as well as embassies and consulates in mainland China. In 2016, EXH Design’s book ‘Swiss Quality Chinese Speed’ was published. In 2019, EXH Design was ranked by AD magazine as one of the top 100 influential design firms in China. She is also contributor of two forthcoming books by Dr Eduard Kögel, “The Chinese Architectural History in 20th Century”, and “Asia Cities”.
You’ll find her creative ideas and philosophies frequently quoted in such publications as Wallpaper, the Wall Street Journal, A+U, NZZ and Sonntagszeitung.
Xi Zhang believes in Energy and is a promoter and influencer for Asian Architectural Philosophy and Feng Shui in a contemporary global context. She speaks German, English and Chinese. Xi is currently writing a book about harnessing the inherent super-powers we all possess to make the best use of our time and energy.