Alton Chow
Buildings + Places for Greater China, AECOM

MArch, Syracuse University, 1997

Alton Chow is Vice President - Asia Pacific | Transit Oriented Developments (TOD) at AECOM, a multinational engineering firm, employees 87,000 worldwide. The firm is known for its innovation and integrated approach to building and design, incorporating planning, economics, engineering, architecture and project management. 

Mr. Chow is a licensed US Architect with over 18 years of experience in both architecture and interior design and has built a reputation in the industry by implementing innovative and strategic designs and ideas. Having worked in China for over 11 years, he has in-depth knowledge on designing and executing high quality projects and developments in a variety of typologies. With his ability to provide oversight and leadership on both external and internal issues, Mr. Chow provides a holistic approach to design and management that ensures a cohesive execution for growth and leadership.

Prior to entering AECOM, Mr. Chow was Studio Chairman for Woods Bagot in charge of the management and operations of the Shanghai Practice, Design Practice Stream Leader for Asia, and a member of the Regional Executive Committee. At Gensler, he was Studio Director and Practice Area Leader for Hospitality, Sports + Entertainment, and Transportation. At Wilson Associates, Mr. Chow was Managing Director of the Shanghai Practice and in charge of all projects and development in China.