Founded in 2011, TETRA is a design and professional chamber operates beyond the field of architecture, interiors, furniture and urbanism with Glocal craftsmanship dedicated to create IMPACT. TETRA is led by veteran architects Andrew Kinoshita, Gilbert Yeung, Colin Fournier, and Allen Poon to conduct projects on the city with intense dedication on innovation, control and refined details as a mean to manifest culture. With a lean structure, the Partners strive to conduct every projects at arms-length.



Architectural Design
Urban Design
Commerical Interiors
Office Interiors
Hospitality Design
Project Management
Cultural Critic
Art Curation

Professional Qualifications

HKIA Registered Practice
HKSAR ArchSD Listed Architectural Consultant
PRC Class 1 Registered Architect Qualification
HKARB Registered Architects
HKIA Full Member
RIBA Full Member
Shenzhen Registered Architects Association Member
LEED Accredited Professionals (BD+C)

Awards & Recognitions

2013 Perspective 40 Under 40 in Architecture

Outstanding Public Spaces Awards 2013 by RFP Magazine

Austrian Goldener Ehrenzeichen Medal

The Technical Prize, Frankfurt 2005

The Architekturpreis des Landes Steiermark Year Prize

Kunsthaus Graz International Competition Winner

Curator for the Bi-City Biennale of Architecture and Urbanism (UABB HK) in 2013

Chairman of Jury Panel for the M+ Museum Design Competition for West Kowloon Cultural District Authority (WKCDA)

Juror in the final review of Shenzhen Bay "Super City" International Competition

Curatorial Team for China/HK Pavilion at the 10th Venice Biennale of Architecture “Vice Versa” in 2006

Deputy Chairman 2010, Venice Biennale of Architecture China/HK Pavilion


  • Allen Poon
    Director / Co-Founder
  • Gilbert Yeung
    Director / Co-Founder
  • Andrew Kinoshita
    Director/ Co-Founder
Allen Poon
Director / Co-Founder

M Arch, BSSc, Adjunct Assistant Professor, CUHK (School of Architecture)

Allen has over a decade of professional experience serving in leading architectural firms in Hong Kong on a range of institutional and commercial projects. Allen had been for a considerable number of years the key associate to Nelson Chen Architects where he contributed significantly on a portfolio of projects. Currently also an Adjunct Assistant Professor of School of Architecture of the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Allen is actively involved in education and cultural activities.

Gilbert Yeung
Director / Co-Founder

M Arch, B S Arch

Gilbert Yeung is an all-rounded architect with international experiences from cities of diverse cultural fabric including New York, Seoul, Tokyo, Shanghai, Beijing and Hong Kong; Graduated from both University of Michigan and Graduate School of Design with over 20 years of international design experience in the field of architecture, Gilbert had subtly created a large portfolio of modern architecture. His wide spectrum of design experience brings insight to the firm, adding cross-cultural experience dealing with local institutions and government bodies in the PRC. 

Andrew Kinoshita
Director/ Co-Founder

HKIA, HKARB, M Arch, BsEng

Andrew graduated from Havard GSD gained his experiences under the mentorship from his father James Kinoshita at the later Tao & Kinoshita in Hong Kong. Andrew focuses on Lifestyle, practiced for 20 years as Interior Designer has attracted a variety of residential interior projects in Hong Kong and in PRC China. Andrew devotes delicate care to each Client and their identity meanwhile designing for their special needs. He is particularly experienced in unlocking the hidden potentials to heighten ones luxurious experience, from spatial arrangement to exploration on materials.




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TETRA X was setup as a parallel studio focuses on urban design and city. Led by Prof. Colin Fournier, a co-architect of Kunsthaus Graz in Austria, who teaches at UCL Barlett and as a visiting professor at CUHK, the studio concentrates in avant-garde, radical architectural design and research on urban planning theories. 



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