James Chen started his design journey at the age of 5, exploring the wonderful gardens of Suzhou. At the age of 16 he devoted himself to architecture which eventually led him to study architecture at the Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc). He has many years of experience working at studios such as Kengo Kuma and Associates (KKAA), David Ross Architects (DRA), and Shanghai Zhong Yi Architectural Design Co. He started ARCHIFREAK as way to track and share his research with the rest of world.