Principal  |  YNL Architects

Yu-Ngok Lo


Yu-Ngok Lo is the founding principal of YNL Architects, Inc. His work received various design awards such as the AIA California Urban Design Award, NAHB Best of American Living Awards, Gold Nugget Awards, American Residential Design Awards, and various AIA design awards. His work is published at various media such as ArchDaily, Hinge Magazine, CONDE, CommArch Magazine, and Hospitality-Interiors Magazine. Yu-Ngok also served on various design and professional award juries such as the AIA Long Island Design Award, AIA Hong Kong Design Award, and the NAHB Best In America Living Award.

Yu-Ngok served on various leadership positions such as the AIA Strategic Council, AIA Construction Contract Administration Knowledge Community Advisory Group, YAF Advisory Committee, AIA California Communication Advisory Committee, the AIA California Committee On The Environment, NAAB Visiting Team, and the Immigrant Architects Coalition.

Yu-Ngok is also an architectural journalist. He was the editor-in-chief of the AIA College of Fellows Newsletter, AIA YAF CONNECTION, NOMA magazine and is current the editor-in-chief of the AIBD magazine and the AIA Long Island Chapter annual design award magazine.

Yu-Ngok was a recipient of the AIA Louis Blanchard Bethune Fellowship, AIA Presidential Citation, AIA National Young Architects Award, NAHB Young Professional Award, BIA San Diego County RISE Forty and Under, BD+C 40 Under 40, ENR 20 Under 40, and the winner of the AIACC Young Architect Award and AIBD Designer of the Year. He was elevated to the AIA College of Fellows in 2020.