Chek F. Tang

President, Studio T Square

Oakland City Advisory Board Member

Chek F. Tang, AIA, NCARB, is the President of Studio T Square, a multi-disciplinary architecture, planning and urban design firm with offices in Oakland and Long Beach, California. Chek has led significant master planning, urban design, and architecture projects internationally and throughout California, including community planning, transit-oriented community, and mixed-use development. He believes in a strong collaborative relationship between the client, community, and a multi-disciplinary design team. He also has a deep appreciation for the challenges facing both the private and public sectors, and so embraces a balanced and innovative design approach in addressing pressing regional and global challenges.
As a passionate architect and urban designer, Chek is committed to promoting policies and design principles that reflect the fundamental values of smart growth, sustainability, social equity, and innovation. Chek received a Master of Architecture, Cum Laude, from the Ohio State University, and holds California and national architect registration. Chek is actively engaged in professional organizations and policy institutes such as the American Institute of Architects, Urban Land Institute, Bay Area Council, SPUR and has been the recipient of numerous national and regional design and development awards.

Project Highlights:
Brooklyn Basin Master Plan, (with ROMA Design Group), Oakland, CA
Uptown Master Plan, Oakland, CA
Fruitvale Transit Village - Phase I, Oakland, CA
Warm Springs TOD Master Plan, Fremont, CA
Millbrae Gateway Station Master Plan, Millbrae, CA
Lawrence Station Aster Ave Master Plan, Sunnyvale, CA
Luxe Hill Master Plan and Architecture, Chengdu, China
Sanya Bay Master Plan and Architecture, Hainan, China
Konstantinovo Master Plan, Moscow, Russia
Samsung Everland Master Plan, Seoul, Korea