Susan Gao

Studio Director

Bachelor of Art, Guangxi Teachers Education University

Susan’s role is to ensure a strong connection between ASPECT Studios and its Chinese clients to ensure clear communication, efficient project delivery and to exceed client expectations. With nearly 10 years of professional experience, Susan oversees the studios financial performance and HR compliance. She has been involved in a wide range of landmark commercial developments, including several of the tallest towers in China, high quality residential developments and public realm projects, from the early planning phase through to the completion of construction.

Representing ASPECT Studios, Susan has been invited to attend both Australian and Chinese official government functions, new development launch celebrations and major national landscape seminars. She has a passion for design and creating contemporary, innovative and captivating public spaces with the team.


Susan acts as a bridge between the studios, bringing the best environmental practice from Australian to China, fostering growth of the team and contributing significantly to the shared vision of ASPECT Studios.

Fields of Experience

Master Plans and Public Realm

  • Wuhan OCT, Block H Ecological Park, 2011
  • Tianjin Eco City Vanke Park, 2010
  • Shanghai Nanyuan Park, 2009
  • Shanghai Gucun Park Phase 2, 2009
  • Zhengzhou Dragon Lake Infrastructure and Open Space Master Plan, 2009
  • Chongqing Longzhouwan Park, 2009
  • Hebi Qi River City Park, 2009

 

Commercial and Mixed Use

  • Hangzhou Yintai Luxury Brand Street, 2012
  • Vanke Guangzhou Yanjiang Road, 2012 – 2013
  • Chongqing Penghui CBD for Penghui Group, 2012 – 2013
  • Shanghai Hongqiao Hub for Longfor, 2012 – 2013
  • Guangzhou Chaunghong Mall for Chuanghong Group, 2012
  • Wuxi Glamour Street for Vanke, 2011
  • Nanjing Fortune Centre for Nanjing Yatong Group, 2010 – 2012
  • Zhengzhou Fast Train Mixed Use Development for Greenland, 2010 – 2012
  • Jinan Puli Centre for Greenland, 2010 – 2012
  • Shanghai Gucun Mall Phase 1 & 2 for Greenland, 2009 – 2012
  • Shanghai Jisheng Wellborne Furniture Mall Stage 2, 2008 – 2011
  • Guangzhou West Tower for Yuexiu Group, 2007 – 2011

Hospitality

  • Yinchuan State Guest Facilities & Convention Centre, 2012 – 2013
  • Changzhou Hilton Hotel, 2012
  • Guangzhou Four Seasons Hotel, 2011 – 2012
  • Zhengzhou Cube, 2011 – 2012
  • Shenyang, Qipan Shan State Guest Facilities & Convention Centre, 2010 – 2012
  • Shenyang J.W. Marriot, 2010 – 2012
  • Yangzhou Sheraton Four Points, 2010 – 2012

 

Residential Developments

  • Chengdu, Dongcun Development for Greenland, 2012 – 2013
  • Shenyang Qipan Shan for Greenland, 2011 – 2012
  • Tianjin Eco City for Vanke, 2010 – 2012
  • Shanghai Zhuopo for HWPG, 2008 to 2012
  • Dalian Greenland Centre, for Greenland, 2010 – 2012
  • Jinan International Garden for Greenland, 2010 – 2012
  • Wuhan Financial City for Greenland, 2010 – 2012
  • Chengdu Century City for Greenland, 2010 – 2012
  • Tianjin Wonderland for Vanke, 2010
  • Chengdu International Garden for Greenland 2009

 

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