Chai Chen received his Master of Architecture from SUNY Buffalo and CUNY New York and Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Portsmouth, UK. Before joining DFA he was a Project Manager for Napach Rothenberg Architects and Asymptote Architecture. Notable projects include the Perry Street Development and the World Business Center Busan. As Senior Project Manager for DFA, Chai has overseen the completion of over 20 Design Within Reach studios and contributed to every competition DFA has entered. He has taught at the University of Buffalo and received an Honorable Mention in the Opportunity Detroit Architectural Competition as well as an Honorable Mention for the Red Hook Bicycle Masterplan.