CHEW TAI ENG
Dip. ARCH Singapore, MSIA PAM
COMPANY FOUNDER – COFFEE ENTHUSIAST
After his 40 years experience of maintaining a design and architectural service and developing business in the scene’s continuous competition, Chew has now put ease on his daily chores to
supervise the lively growth of Enviro Tec. He is also keen in being a mentor for young architects within the company; an exceptional attitude to passionately keep busy days running smoothly in his advanced years.
Devoting to nature earth’s simplicity for his life principles, Chew has his ideal view of working space as an open space with a quiet atmosphere and surrounding natural resources along with the company of Marvin, Enviro Tec’s vegan pet, rather than rifling through jumbled businesses of a metropolitan city.
B Env Des (2002), B Arch Australia (First Class Honours (2004)
MANAGING DIRECTOR ENVIRO TEC ASIA | FOUNDING PARTNER ENVIRO TEC CREATIVES – VINTAGE LOVER
Born in Singapore and graduated in Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Western Australia, Perth, Ming was nominated for several architectural design awards and awarded the best Graduation prize from Woods Bagot, one of the top Australian Architecture firms.
After a year working at Woods Bagot Perth, she decided to join the family owned architectural design practice, Enviro Tec in Jakarta, Indonesia. One of her pivotal professional moments was creating a successful mixed use development “Sahid Kuta Lifestyle Resort (SKLR, Beachwalk Bali” consisting of Sheraton Bali Kuta Resort and a garden-esque rice field inspired open retail lifestyle mall which had high recommendations in World Architecture Festival in 2008. In 2020, Phase 2 of SKLR was awarded best mix use architectural design in Indonesia and Asia.
Ming is passionate about encouraging the use of local materials and craft in her designs, a part of her way to create social response and consciousness. Based in China since 2017, Ming stepped up the design game to deliver results and injecting new identity to the brand “Orange Hotel” she handled mostly with one of China top hotel groups, Huazhu Hotels Group Ltd.
She is also a member of Royal Australian Institute of Architects (RAIA) since 2003.
SERN HONG YU
MANAGING DIRECTOR ENVIRO TEC ASIA | FOUNDING PARTNER ENVIRO TEC CREATIVES – ENTHUSIAST OF CARTOONS & LIFE-HUMOR
Born in Singapore and graduated from NUS (Singapore) and SCI-Arc (Los Angeles), Sern is a global business executive with years of experience in design strategy, mixed-use development planning, and design, construction and commercial management.
After working at Nikken Sekkei International and Newspace in Singapore, he decided to trot the globe. At 5+design (Los Angeles), Sern worked on retail mixed-use developments. He developed his career from designer to management when he was sent to China in 2009 to lead market expansion efforts. He then garnered experience in real estate development when he joined IMC Octave in 2014, as a key team member managing the 180,000 sm Suzhou Yangcheng Lake Sangha mixed-use wellness resort project. Most recently, he joined WeWork in 2017 to lead Product Development for the Greater China region, where he built the Product team that designed and delivered more than 120 WeWork locations, in just over 3.5 years, across 12 cities, and initiated new product services to cater for the regional markets.
Sern is passionate about encouraging design thinking as a holistic education driver, engaging people and culture, and approaching urban regeneration with a particular focus in achieving the meaningful integration of user experience, design, technology, data insights, and the environment.
ST – UNPAR
ASSOCIATE (ARCHITECTURE & INTERIOR) – CULINARY & ART LOVER
After graduated from Technic Faculty Universitas Katolik Parahyangan Bandung majoring in Architecture on 2012, Dian joined Enviro Tec and has been involved in architecture and interior projects. Learning from several scale of projects & experience work in team, he has also contributed in the office core team which extend the role as a supervisor & coordinator during these past few years.
By appreciation of process & willingness to learn, Dian believe that every experience is a moment to grow. He is also passionate in choral music, photography and art which allow him to explore creativity & found his work life balance.
ST – UNPAR
PROJECT ARCHITECTURAL DESIGNER – ART ENTHUSIAST
After getting her Bachelor degree in Architecture at Universitas Katolik Parahyangan and familiarizing herself in Architecture world by interning with her previous lecturer, Tasha joined Enviro Tec in 2016. From a young age, she loves movies, and growing up, she was constantly fascinated with the way Architectural environment are created in films and how this can be evolved through creative staging, lighting, and character movements, and she believes that this is the same and true between the relationship of Architecture and real life. She believes Architecture can greatly affect how human live their lives, and it’s an important factor of how human behaves, thus always taking her work seriously understanding human needs in mind and to achieve the best possible outcome.
Having a keen interest in how the theory of Architecture she learnt from Master Architects such as Peter Zumthor and Louis Kahn, she tries to implement to the design in the projects. Working with the team n variety of projects, ranging from private houses to mixed-used hotels and mall complex in both architecture and interior fields, she has the tenacity to keep learning about the reality of the practice and to contribute her best to the team.