Allen Sun

Arup, Associate Director | Shanghai, China


Allen is a fire engineer with 11 years of fire engineering design and fire dynamics research experience. He's particularly skilled at the application of complex fire modeling tools and fire engineering method to optimize the design solution. He has collaborated with several foreign architectures including GP, A+P, M/J, SOM, ASGG, Gensler and NBBJ, and LDI. He worked on many landmark buildings located in Shanghai, Hangzhou , Tianjin, Wuhan, Nanjing, Nanchang, Zhengzhou, Qingdao and Hefei, etc. As a key member in the design team for a number of projects, he assisted the fire safety development from conceptual design to completion stage.

CTBUH Designated Expert


Innovation Conference, Speaker (Chicago 2020)


19 May 2021

Overcoming the Challenges of a Complex Mega-Scale Project

Goh Huan Tong, CapitaLand; Michael McKee, Safdie Architects; Penny Cheung, Arup, et al

An architect’s best work flows directly out of how the challenges of a project—whether they are urbanistic, architectural, artistic, or technical in nature—are faced and...


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