Robert Jan Van Santen

VS-A Group, Technical Director | Hong Kong, China


Robert-Jan graduated with Architecture from France in 1985 and started working with Renzo PIANO for 4 years. In 1989, he set-up his own consulting firm focussing on building envelopes. Today, it has become a leading company, located in France, Hong Kong, Seoul and Shenzhen, with 60 employees, among which 4 partners and 11 Associates. VS-A is working with architects, developers and public clients on high-end projects in Europe, Asia and Africa. VS-A also hosts R&D activities, collaborates with universities and is awarded the CTBUH façade engineering 2019 prize with Vanke’s Jierong Tower in Shenzhen.


Innovation Conference, Speaker (Shenzhen 2019)