Renowned Taiwanese architect Kris Yao’s works include an enormous array of building types: corporate/industrial, residential, cultural, educational, medical, retail, and transportation. He is also known for his superb interior architecture. But he maintains a special passion for cultural and historically related projects, as well as projects that involve complex technology. This passion for art and technology in fact inspired the name of his firm, Artech Architects. The firm’s award-winning works include: Lanyang Museum, China Steel Corporation Headquarters, Water-Moon Monastery, and the Wuzhen Theater.