Established in 2015, aona is a multi- national architectural practice based in Hong Kong, aiming to deliver exclusive, delicate and unqiue design for clients.


It is currently led by RIBA Chartered Architects Charles lai and Ricky Suen


Charles Lai
Chun Wai | 黎雋維

Charles Lai is a British Architect and a Chartered Member of the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA). He graduated from the University of Hong Kong, Department of Architecture and AA School of Architecture in London. He established the studio, a o n a, in 2016. He participated in projects worldwide, including Hong Kong, China, Malaysia, and Nepal. He is currently a PhD candidate in the University of Hong Kong Department of Architecture specialising in history of modern architecture in East and Southeast Asia.


Ricky Suen
Wai kuen | 孫煒權

Ricky Suen is a registered architect in the UK. He has more than 10-year of solid architectural and urban design experience and executed a wide range of scales and typologies, including competitions, infrastructure, mixed-use, cultural facilities in Hong Kong, Mainland China, Southeast Asia, Australia and the Middle East. Prior to aona, he was a senior architect / project leader at OMA, he led competitions and commissioned projects in the Asia Pacific. He has taught architecture and urban design studio at the University of Hong Kong and as design critic in varies institutes including HKU, CUHK, PolyU, HKU Space Architecture and HKDI. Ricky was graduated from the Architectural Association in London with an AA Diploma, holds an Advanced Diploma (Dist.) and Chartered Membership from the Royal Institute of British Architects.

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Flat 8B

Winning House

72-76 Wing Lok Street

Sheung Wan, Hong Kong

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