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Paul Tang is the cofounder of the Los Angeles- and Shanghai-based architectural firm Verse-建言建筑 formerly know as Paul Tang Architecture. Prior to establishing his current practice, Paul was a partner at Hakomori + Tang Architecture and Pleskow Rael Tang.

Paul is currently working on a mix of diverse projects in the United States and China that includes entertainment, retail/commercial, institutional, and residential. With a well-developed focus on comprehensive and appropriate design and planning strategies, he is committed to developing positive impacts on the built environment and creating long-term benefits for owners and users. His work is grounded in active social, environmental, and economic issues, while aesthetically exploring ideas of beauty, cultural convention, and place.

Paul was selected as a Millennium New Blood 101 Designer of Los Angeles in 2001 and 2002 and is the recipient of the National AIA Foundation Award. His work has been exhibited in the US, China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan and published in various international architectural journals.

Paul graduated Cum Laude from the University of Southern California School of Architecture and received his Master of Architecture with letter of Distinction from Harvard University. Paul has taught at USC since 1993.