Dominic Leong received his Master of Science in Advanced Architectural Design from Columbia GSAPP, graduating with Honors, and his Bachelor of Architecture from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. He has lived and worked in Shanghai, Paris and New York. He is a founding partner of Leong Leong.
The firm has completed a wide variety of projects, including the design of the U.S. Pavilion for the XIV Venice Biennale. Leong has received recognition for his work that includes a Graham Foundation Grant for his interest in the role of research in contemporary architectural education and practice and a grant from the New York State Council on the Arts. In 2007, he was awarded the Architecture League Prize by The Architectural League of New York. He has organized and participated in many conferences and public speaking events, including the conference "Para-theses" at Columbia GSAPP. He has been invited to speak about Leong Leong’s work at a wide range of institutions, including Columbia University, Princeton University, UCLA, Yale University, American Institute for Architects and the U.S. Pavilion at the XIV Venice Biennale.