Enlai Hooi

Senior Associate & Head of Innovation, Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects

Enlai is an architect and industrial designer specialising in the integration of engineering fields within circular design and architecture. He brings a variety of skills in dealing with complex challenges in the built environment.

As Head of Innovation, he leads the practice’s sustainability approach in competitions and develops thought leadership together with Perkins+Will on the topics of adaptive transformation in architecture, circular construction methods, materials health and change management. His projects include the integration of circular design and engineering systems into architecture, adaptive recycling, master plans and the development of a range of patented architectural products that contribute to the sustainable performance of buildings.

Enlai has won a number of awards in both architecture and design. He represents Danish Industry in several foreign conferences as a speaker and host, including the UN Climate Conference. His experience traverses the fields of strategic consulting, system design, product design, architecture and master planning, and his experience with climate, structural and mechanical engineers allows him to communicate fluently across professions.

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