Edwin Chan recently established EC3 in Los Angeles after over 25 years with Frank O. Gehry & Associates and later Gehry Partners, where he was the design partner on many of the firm’s most significant cultural and institutional projects. His professional work spans a variety of programs and scales, from master planning to furniture, and includes exhibition and set design. A partial list of notable projects includes: the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, the Weisman Art Museum in Minneapolis, the American Center in Paris, the Novartis International Office Building in Basel, the Art of the Motorcycle Exhibition at the Guggenheim NYC, Bilbao and Las Vegas, and sets for the operas “Tannhauser” and “Ariade aug Naxos” at the Los Angeles Opera.
Chan has lectured and exhibited his work internationally and has held visiting appointments at Harvard University's Graduate School of Design and the University of Southern California. He has garnered multiple awards and distinctions for his work, including most recently the “Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres” from the Republic of France. Chan received his B.A in Architecture from UC Berkeley and his M.Arch. from the Graduate School of Design at Harvard University and is a licensed architect in California and New York.