Yu Fan (Ivan) Cheung



From the alleys of Hong Kong to New York City’s Central Park, Ivan loves observing cities through his camera lens. His work challenges the status quo and uses everyday experiences to inform innovation and transformation. Ivan understands of how people live in urban settings and creates memorable moments in mixed-use projects such as Vanke Park 5, Changbai Mountain Purple Jade Resort Hotel and Beijing Capital Land Xanadu that also balance urban streetscapes, uniqueness of site, and a strong skyline presence.

Professional Highlights

Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber, C-Change, Class 15

Program Advisor, Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber Leadership Roundtable

Presenter, “Group Thinking,” DAAP, University of Cincinnati

Presenter, “Learning From Lego®: Standardized And Flexible Ambulatory Design”, Healthcare Design Conference

Presenter, “Now What? Transition-Proofing Facilities Plans”, Healthcare Design Conference

News & Insights

"Harmonistic urban space/moment constructed with chaotic behavioral fragments: I was first discovered my interest in space by observing what people does, how behavior transforms the nature of space, and eventually I started to realize it is our behavior that creates space.” - Ivan Cheung