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Johnny Chiu

Founder J.C. Architecture, Taiwan

Johnny Chiu

Founder J.C. Architecture, Taiwan

Biography

Johnny Chiu, the founder of JC Architecture and OUT Scholarship, is recognized for his fresh perspective and concept-driven work. He is the first Taiwanese designer to win WAF/INSIDE World Interior of the Year, his other accolades include five Taiwan Interior Design Gold Awards, and Red Dot: Best of the Best. His provocative and unconventional design works have made him a key figure in defining design in Asia and he is often invited to the jury panel of esteem design competitions such as US’s International Interior Design Award, New York Pratt Prax_IS award; super jury of World Festival of Interiors: INSIDE.

Besides, he has given talks at many significant design events and universities, including Japan&premier design event, DesignArt Tokyo. His latest adventure includes a train design for Taiwan Railway, Not Just Library, and Taipei Fine Arts Museum Store, also pursuing an Architecture Ph.D. degree from Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology.

Awards of the speaker:
2022 IFI GAP Awards, Golden Award – A Little Museum Store
2022 IFI GAP Awards, Bronze Award – Not Just Library
2021 Architizer A+ Award, Government & Civic Building, Public Choice Winner– Comma Lab
2020 IAA International Architecture Awards- JCA Living Lab
2020 Architizer A+ Awards, Special Mention- Taiwan Railway Railcar Project
2020 IIDA Annual Interior Design Competition, Winner – JCA Living Lab
2021 Old Building New Life Awards, Winner, – Not Just Library
2021 Golden Pin Design Award, Commercial Space, A Little Museum Store
2021 Golden Pin Design Award, Public Space, Not Just Library
2021 TID Taiwan Interior Design Awards, Public Space, Winner- A Little Museum Store
2020 Good Design Award, Transportation Design – Taiwan Railways Railcar Project
2019 40 Under 40 Awards, Architecture Category, Winner
2019 DFA Design for Asia Awards, Residential Spaces, Bronze Award- JCA Living
2019 INSIDE World Festival of Interiors, World Interior of the Year- JCA Living Lab
2019 INSIDE World Festival of Interiors, Residential, Winner- JCA Living Lab
2019 TID Taiwan Interior Design Awards, Exhibitions Space, Gold Award – Happier Café Tokyo
2019 Taipei Face Award, Residential Space, Gold Award – JCA Living Lab
2019 Golden Pin Design Award, Space, Best Design Winner – JCA Living Lab