James Shen is an Architect and product designer. He is Principal and Founding Partner of Beijing-based People’s Architecture Office and People’s Industrial Design Office. People’s Architecture Office is a certified B Corporation, focusing on social impact through design. Award winning projects such as the Courtyard House Plugin, the People’s Canopy, and the Tricycle House speak to an interest in informal urbanism and a unique multidisciplinary approach to urban issues. James’s works have been shown at the Venice Architecture Biennale, Rotterdam International Architecture Biennale, the Harvard Graduate School of Design, and have been exhibited in cities including New York, London, Milan, Seoul, and Hong Kong. He is also a Harvard Loeb Fellow.