METHOD

EXH - move from good to great. Based in Shanghai and founded in 2006, we strive for excellence in urban planning, architecture and interiors, whilst providing creative architectural solutions for clients who look for quality. 
With seven years of experience planning and building in China, we have realised dozens of high quality projects and know how to turn constrains into potentials. 
Our international team combines the best of two worlds, from technical knowledge to cultural inspirations.

Our Working Method

1. ANALYZING: requests, conditions and context 
2. CONCEPTION: based on useful information 
3. DEVELOPING PROJECT: concept strengthening technically applicable project development. Intensively working with engineers, municipalities and cost advisers to manage the preparation for production. 
4. SITE SUPERVISION: quality control cost control site management design changes

Our Goal

We are aiming to balance and integrate all input strategically and intelligently. We take every effort to find the optimizing solutions with emphasis on a quality product.

Our strengths

We do custom made, practice with qualified management and construction, problem solving and innovative partners.

Our Team

Our team is a group of architects with advanced professional knowledge and rich experience, who are thinking and exploring the Chinese and world culture by trying in a contemporary way.

PEOPLE

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Zhang Xi
MSc ETH Arch | SIA 
CEO | EXH Design Founding Partner | EXH Design AG Founding Partner

Following a master degree in architecture obtained from ETH Zurich, in 2006 Zhang Xi cofounded EXH design architecture studio in Shanghai, striving for excellence in total solution for urban planning, architecture and interiors, whilst providing creative architectural solutions for clients who look for quality.  
 
With ten years of experience planning and building in China, EXH design has realized dozens of high quality projects and knows how to turn constrains into potentials. Its international team combines the best of two worlds, from technical knowledge to cultural inspirations.  

In 2016 Zhang Xi co-founded EXH Design AG Zurich Switzerland together with Erich Diserens, Gerd Voith and Peter A. Marti to serve the clients in Europe with a total solution of design and construction.
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Erich Diserens
Dipl. Arch. HTL | EXH Design Founding Partner

Erich Diserens goal is to find innovative customized solutions for the needs of the clients. He supervises the project teams from initiation and project development to realization and completion, ensuring quality through the whole process.   

His technical expertise for planning, architecture, interior design in a wide range of fields: 
Especially for pharmaceutical and life science projects, office and commercial projects, cultural and residential projects, made EXH a trustworthy architectural partnership for many world leading large corporate both in China and in Switzerland.
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Dipl. Ing. FH | Partner | Member of board 

Gerd Voith is providing consulting services and technical expertise for building technologies, lab design, energy concepts and sustainability in the areas of life sciences and green building projects. Gerd Voith’s goal is to find innovative solutions. As a adviser and consultant, he supports his partners end-to-end in their projects, from initiation and project development to implementation, support and training; but the main driver is encouraging and supporting for third parties to find and go with innovative solutions and accompany through the process, helping for implementation up to the end. 
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Penn
Associate
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Terry
Associate
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Associate

Staff

51fdd3063c209.jpg Current team members: Xi Zhang, Erich Diserens, Gerd Voith, Penn Chen, Terry Yin, Jiao Luo, Jürg Burger, Beixin Li, Kasia Jackowska, Jinqi Gu, Ye Yuan, Yingying Zhang, Qian Cao, Bo Wang,  Zhiying Tong, Xiaodan Ji, Weike Li, Xiaozhou Zhao, Nathalie Kaser, Yibin Fu, Yibei Zhang, Judy Peng, Jennifer Qian, Yu Chen.
Past members: Fang Shu Jun, Zhao Hao, Meng Hao, Qi Le Cheng, Ding Wen Jing, Wang Xi Fang, Yin Wei, Wei Wei, Wang Yue, Shi Yan, Zhao Qin, Jiang Wei, Wang Wen Ting, Liu Zhi Yong, Liu Ke Nan, Yao Su Su, Huang Ling Hui, Chen Tao, Bao Lei, Sun Zhan Jie, Jade Jiang, Estalle Zhu, Ding Zi Yue, Zu Xing Hua, Lu Jun, Wang Si Yuan, Liu Qi, Li Yao, Sophia Wang, Max Liao, Ellie Zhao, Chen Meng Jie, Patrick Wu, Dong Yi,Yang Tianbao,Sanhoi Lam, Emilia  Jansson, Peter Becker, Susanne Brigitte Oellbrunner, Nicko  Elliot, Hans Ulrich Suter, Bruno  Graf, Alfs  Lorenz, Lenka Gmucova, Tifenn  Delannee, Michael  Grundleger, Michael Suchanek, Madeleine Schwendimann, Philipp Betschart, Martina Knotkova, Adam Haspica, Florence  Durand, Jonas Hjortsh?j S?rensen, Margaux der Agopian, Juan Alberto Morillas Martin, Hannes Fromel, Eduardo  Andreu, Emanuele Francesco Matthias Odazzi,Emilie Alexandre, Ying Mao, Tingxuan Zheng

SPACE

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Based in Shanghai, Founded by Erich Diserens and Zhang Xi in 2006, EXH has completed multiple projects with LEED gold awards, and now a team of 20 people with different nationalities.