CL3 is an innovative architecture and interior design firm based in Hong Kong, with offices in Beijing and Shanghai. Founded in 1992, CL3 is truly international in the spirit of its designs, while preserving the ability to bridge Eastern and Western elements. CL3 gives Eastern aesthetics a modern interpretation resulting in a unique showcase of distinguished designs. Renowned artist and architect William Lim provides the leadership and vision for CL3’s 60-person-strong team of dedicated professionals.
CL3 is committed to good design and artistic value. Its portfolio is as wide as it is varied, having provided architecture and interior design projects for hotels, hospitality venues, and restaurants, as well as embarking on commercial, residential, corporate and art installation projects. CL3 carries a discerning and high level of expertise. Its professional attitude is one that looks to the changing world, while staying true to core cultural heritage. This attitude has contributed to CL3′s success throughout its 20 years in business.
Recent CL3 designs include East Hong Kong (2010), Hotel ICON (2011), Shangri-La Hotel and Resorts in Shenzhen (2008), and Marina Bay Sands in Singapore (2010). An active player on the urban and art scenes, CL3 was chosen to design the largest pavilion at the Hong Kong & Shenzhen Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism\Architecture in early 2012.
William Lim and CL3 are proud to have been honored with numerous design awards from various design bodies, including the American Institute of Architects Hong Kong Chapter, the American Institute of Architects Northwest and Pacific Region, the Hong Kong Institute of Architects, the Hong Kong Design Association, the Hong Kong Design Centre (Design for Asia Award), the International Interior Design Magazine for the Best of the Year Award, and the International Hotel/Motel Restaurant show (IH/M&RS) for the Gold Key Award for Excellence in Hospitality Design.