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CL3 is an innovative architecture firm based in Hong Kong, with offices in Shenzhen, Beijing and Shanghai. Founded in 1992, CL3’s design is contemporary, while preserving the ability to bridge Architecture and Art. CL3 gives Eastern aesthetics a modern interpretation resulting in a unique showcase of distinguished designs. Renowned artist and architect William Lim provides the leadership and vision for CL3’s 70-person-strong team of dedicated professionals.
CL3 is committed to good design with artistic value. Its portfolio is as wide as it is varied, having provided architecture and interior design projects from commercial buildings to 5 star hotels throughout Asia. Its design commitment is one that looks to respecting the changing urban fabric of modern Asian cities, while staying true to their core cultural heritage. This attitude has contributed to CL3’s many award winning projects throughout its 25 years in business.
Important CL3 designs include H Queen's (2017), H Code (2018), Gaysorn Plaza (Bangkok, 2017), The Hemispheres (2015), Pushcart Furniture Series for Cornell University (NY, 2016), Millennium Mitsui Garden Hotel (Tokyo, 2015), East Hong Kong (2010), Hotel ICON (2011), and Marina Bay Sands (Singapore, 2010).
William Lim and CL3 are proud to have been honored with numerous design awards from various design bodies, including the American Institute of Architects, the Hong Kong Institute of Architects, the Hong Kong Interior Design Association, the Hong Kong Design Centre (Design for Asia Award), the Interior Design Magazine US for the Best of the Year Award, the Gold Key Award for Excellence in Hospitality Design, the China Design Award and most recently Chinese Designer of the Year 2017.