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About Jade (UK)

Meet the team

JADE (UK) is UK based Architectural studio with associated offices in Hong Kong and Shanghai, originally founded by Martin Jochman Dip Arch RIBA  and Kiona Qing Wang MA(Academy of Arts SF) AIA associate, later joining with Richard Andrews by combining resources and capabilities of their established practices in UK and in China.

Prior to setting up JADE (UK), Martin has had many years of UK and International design experience, working in UK, and internationally in Europe, Middle East and China  designing many high profile projects such as the Jumeira Beach Hotel and the Wild Wadi Waterpark in Dubai, Redevelopment of city centre in Kiev Ukraine, Wuhan Pebbles, Shimao Wonderland Intercontinental Hotel in China and other important landmarks, winning numerous national and international competitions and awards . In 2013 Martin established his studio in Shanghai and Hong Kong followed by opening the  UK studio in 2016.

Richard has also had an extensive experience both in the UK and on Internationally projects such as the RTM Mega mall in Russia and prestigious projects in Dubai under his control. Richard has established his successful design studio in Newport, Wales in 2013. Both offices in UK and China are supported by experienced team of architects and assistants.

Kiona is a key member of the management team, directing the Shanghai operations and delivering high quality design solutions to satisfied clients. Having gained her post graduate experience in the US she has excellent grasp of both cultures and thus contributes to the continuing success of the studio. Her international experience in delivering designs from concept to site construction is an invaluable asset to JADE.


Martin Jochman Dip Arch RIBA

Kiona Qing Wang MA(USA) AIA Associate


Richard Andrews B Arch Dip RIBA

The service we offer

JADE (UK) capability spans many disciplines from Architecture to Urban master planning, Interior and Product Design.

Our teams in United Kingdom and in China are experienced in providing complete design consultancy service from Concept to Completion inclusive of Scheme and Detailed Design stages inclusive of overview and coordination of  Construction Drawing and Site Construction stages.

Our portfolio of work represents many years of experience of our team members both in UK, Internationally and in China. The concepts, scheme development, construction documents and the construction site experience has all been managed and produced by our studio team members. Our combined know how covers many diverse building types ranging from residential to retail and mixed commercial developments to many different types of hotel types, both in city centres and holiday resort locations. We have also designed themed projects such as aquaria, waterparks and other leisure led developments.

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