Hong Zhang

Architectural design is a longtime passion of Hong’s, whose recent projects include the Purple Jade Changbai Hofeng and Vanke Taiyuan. Outside of work, Thai boxing and cross-country racing are among his favorite activities. He recently completed the Spartan Race, a world renowned 12-kilometer race and obstacle course.

"2018 Spartan Race is a 12 km run with 28 obstacles. It took me 1 hour and 34 minutes and I placed 156th in the race. Hopefully, I can break the cocoon both in life and my career." - Hong Zhang