M Arch BA (AS) RIBA ARB
Vivian is the director and founder of Studio Verve Architects.
Vivian was born in Malaysia, winning the ASEAN scholarship to study in Singapore at the young age of twelve. She obtained her Masters in Architecture at the National University of Singapore in 1999 and gained her RIBA Part III with distinction from the Bartlett School of Architecture in 2004. In Singapore, she worked for CIAP on a variety of residential, commercial and religious projects; in particular the award-winning Garden of Remembrance Columbarium.
Vivian moved to London in 2002 to join Foster + Partners where she worked on the prestigious Kamakura House. Subsequently she worked at David Morley Architects where she was the project architect on several education and higher education / sports laboratory projects. There she worked on The Campus in Weston-Super-Mare that won the RIBA 2005 award. She joined Walters and Cohen in 2008 and was leading a BSF project in Bristol.
After cutting her teeth at some of the best practices in the country, she decided to set up a private design practice in London.
Vivian enjoys painting and conceptual installation art; contributing architectural articles to design magazines and is the Network Mentor of SCNUK.