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.

About Vincent McIlduff

In 2013 Vincent relocated to Hong Kong with OMA, working on and helping to lead International projects such as the Taipei Performing Arts Centre, Beijing’s internationally renowned CCTV Tower, and SLEC in Shanghai.

In 2015, Vincent left OMA and founded ALT-254. Early clients included Hong Kong’s notorious Ce La Vi and Lombok’s most premium residential development — Selong Selo.

Today ALT-254 is one of Hong Kong’s most well-known architecture and design firms, counting international brands like Pret a Manger amongst its loyal customers. Vincent’s unparalleled knowledge of Japanese property development has led to the firm currently managing over US$40 million in projects in Niseko and beyond, as well as spearheading notable local architecture and design projects such as Ovolo Hotel Group’s industry-disrupting Mojo Nomad 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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ALT-254 continues to design and deliver award-winning projects throughout Asia-Pacific and beyond. Get in touch to find out what we could do to help on your next project. 


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