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Yann  Leroy

Yann A Leroy, aia, dplg 

Design Director - AXS Design

Born in the Congo and educated in Paris and Tokyo, Yann received a bachelor’s degree from Tokyo Institute of Technology, a master’s degree of art from Paris university IV, and a master’s of architecture from the venerable Ecole des Beaux Arts in Paris. After graduating, he then moved to the United States and rapidly established his reputation as an Architect in both the New York City and global arenas. He has won numerous competitions and exhibited in a number of international venues. Yann travels the globe extensively for business and pleasure. His passion and respect for the unique culture of each project location, coupled with the blending of his classical European architectural training and dedication to contemporary forms have become the trademarks of his design methodology and philosophy.


Over the course of his career, Yann has delivered the plans and design of over 20,000 hotel rooms including the Bangkok St. Regis (250 keys), the Yalong Bay St. Regis (400 keys), the Pattaya Grand Mirage (600 keys), the Bangkok Centara Grand at Central World (500 keys), the Sofitel New York (400 keys), and the Sofitel Philadelphia (400 keys), establishing him firmly as one of the leading experts on hospitality design


Since the launch of studioaria and Yann Leroy Design on 01 January 2010, Yann has worked on or is currently working on the following projects:

Cha Am Centara

Cha Am, Thailand

Deira Island Centara

Dubai, UAE

Bumrungrad Clinics Soi 1

Bangkok, Thailand

Bumrungrad Nuclear Clinic Bangkok Thailand

Centara Grand Koh Lanta

Koh Lanta, Thailand

Ginza Jumeira Hotel

Tokyo, Japan

The St. Regis Hotel Bangkok Bangkok, Thailand

Centara Grand Hua Hin

Hua Hin, Thailand

Sheshan Resort

Shanghai, China

St. Regis Residence

Bangkok, Thailand

Cultural Heritage Hotel

Chengdu, China

Zhixin Danjun Hotel

Chengdu, China

Wuzhou Hotel

Chengdu, China

Stone Elephant Resort Chengdu, China

Yingchangu Resort Village Sichuan, China

Sunny Life Vacations

Shangrao, China

Guiyang Health City

Guizhou, China

Cloud Lake Hotel

Guiyang, China

Mae Nam Villas

Koh Samui, Thailand Yangshuo Country Club

Guilin, China

Moon Island Master Plan Changsha, China

In his time as partner/owner at BBG architects in New York, Yann was responsible for the architecture design of the firms’ acclaimed national and international projects, including:

The St. Regis

Bangkok, Thailand

St. Regis Yalong bay

Sanya, China

St. Regis Residence

Bangkok, Thailand

The Peninsula hotel

Bangkok, Thailand

Centara Grand Centralworld

Bangkok, Thailand

Centara grand mirage

Pattaya, Thailand

Sofitel Sukhumvit

Bangkok, Thailand

Centara grand mirage

Koh Lanta, Thailand

Sofitel BKC

Mumbai, India

Athenee Place & Tower Bangkok, Thailand

Hotel Sofitel

New York City, USA

JW marriott hotel & club Chennai, India

Guangzhou Printing Museum Guangzhou, China

Ma On Shan retail

Shatin, Hong Kong

Plaza Hollywood retail Kowloon, Hong Kong

Xidan mixed-use

Beijing, China

Wing On office and retail Kowloon, Hong Kong

Science Park mixed use

Beijing, China

Jakarta stock exchange Jakarta, Indonesia

Westin Financial Street

Beijing, China

Times Financial Center Office Shenzhen, China

Conrad hotel

Jakarta, Indonesia

Jumeirah Lakes master plan Dubai, UAE

420 fifth avenue

New York City, USA

Colgate master plan

Jersey City, NJ, USA

101 hudson street

Jersey City, NJ, US

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