Saul Smeding

Partner and Head of Design at ALT-254

He is also a registered architect having graduated from Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands

About Saul Smeding

Saul began his career with the prestigious architecture firm OMA, relocating to Hong Kong from the Netherlands in 2011 to work on internationally renowned projects such as the Hanwha Galleria a 50,000 sqm shopping center in Busan, South Korea and Prince Plaza a 106,500 sqm mixed-use building in Shenzhen. He later took a position with OMA in Rotterdam, working on notable European projects like PEX (the Parc des Expositions-Convention Centre) in Toulouse and the Pont Jean-Jacques Bosc bridge in Bordeaux.

It was in Rotterdam that he met ALT-254’s Founder, Vincent McIlduff. Saul joined Vincent as a partner at ALT-254 in 2015. To date, Saul has headed up the design and has been responsible for the design of 25 luxury villas on the challenging landscape of Lombok Indonesia, the design and build of Niseko's First nightclub in the chilling north of Japan and most recently completed work on a 22-story hotel for Ovolo Hotels Group on Hong Kong’s Queen’s Road Central.


Lin Xiao

Lead Interior Designer at ALT-254

A Wuhan Native, Lin has a Bachelor of Industrial Design Degree from Wuhan University, a Master Degree of Design Practices from the The Hong Kong Polytechnic University and a Diploma of Interior Design, from Hong Kong University Space.

Ikki Kondo

Lead Japanese Architect at ALT-254

A graduate of the University of Tokyo, Ikki began his career with APL Design Workshop in Japan before taking up a position with prestigious architecture firm OMA in Hong Kong, Doha and later, Dubai.

Saul Smeding

Partner and Head of Design at ALT-254

He is also a registered architect having graduated from Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands

Vincent McIlduff

Founding Partner and CEO of ALT-254

A graduate of Belfast School of Architecture, Vincent began his career working in his family company which has been designing and manufacturing marble products for generations. Following that he accepted a position with prestigious architecture firm OMA, relocating to Holland to work on projects such as De Rotterdam in the Netherlands and Fondazione Prada in Milan, The Prada Transformer in Seoul, and TPAC in Taipei.

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