Chris Wan is the manager of city design at Masdar City, a major sustainable development in Abu Dhabi. Chris is a registered architect in the United Kingdom and Hong Kong. As an architect, he has worked for Richard Rogers Partnership and David Chipperfield and Partners in London and for Rocco Design Ltd. in Hong Kong. Later he moved to the client side of the building industry by working for Walt Disney Imagineering Hong Kong and Sorouh Real Estate in Abu Dhabi before joining Masdar City. Chris has given lectures on the subject of sustainable architecture at the Masdar Institute, the Paris-Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi, and the Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia. He holds BSc and BArch degrees from the University of Bath.