Yong Kang HDR

Yong Kang, AIA, NCARB

Life Sciences Director

As director of life sciences, Yong leads global strategy, growth and development of new and existing business with major U.S. and international corporations in the life sciences, biotech, medical and advanced technology sectors. He is responsible for bolstering our presence in the corporate science market through quality design, innovative planning, client service and thought leadership on research environments and related facilities throughout the firm.

Bringing over 25 years of experience and leadership in delivering major design solutions for his clients, Yong is a recognized leader in his profession. He has led the programming and design of more than 18 million square feet of complex building environments for many different types of clients across the globe. Yong is a proven thought leader for science and innovation park strategies and is also highly sought-after for his expertise in science, workplace and research environments for pharmaceutical companies. Always focused on creating solutions that expand, evolve and achieve client business goals, Yong is recognized for his client-focused approach.