asensio_mah is a multi-disciplinary design collaborative active in the design of architecture, landscape design, masterplanning, interior design and installations. asensio-mah was established by Leyre Asensio-Villoria and David Syn Chee Mah in 2002.
asensio_mah have been involved in a number of projects in Asia, Europe, North America and Australia. They have published and exhibited their work internationally.
leire asensio villoria
Leire is a registered architect in Spain and studied architecture at the ETSASS (Escuela Tecnica Superior de Arquitectura de San Sebastian) and the Architectural Association, London, UK. She received her Diploma in Architecture awarded with honors from the Architectural Association in 2001.
Since 2002, Leire has been collaborating with David Syn Chee Mah as asensio_mah. Leyre has worked at a number of international architectural practices including Zaha Hadid Architects, Torres Nadal Arquitectos as well as Allies and Morrison Architects/Arup.
Leire is currently teaching at the Harvard’s University’s Graduate School of Design. She has taught at London’s Architectural Association School of Architecture, Graduate School Landscape Urbanism Programme from 2004 to 2007 and at Cornell University’s College of Architecture, Art and Planning from Fall 2006 till Spring 2010
David Mah is a registered architect in the United Kingdom. He graduated with a Bachelor of Architecture (with Honors) from the Curtin University of Technology in Australia and the Architectural Association Graduate Design School in London.
Since 2002, David has been collaborating with Leyre Asensio Villoria as asensio_mah. Previously, David has worked at a number of international architectural practices including Foreign Office Architects on the London Olypics and Legacy masterplans and the one north Singapore Science Park masterplan at Zaha Hadid Architects.
David is currently teaching at the Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design. He has taught at London’s Architectural Association School of Architecture, Graduate School’s Landscape Urbanism programme from 2004 to 2007 and at Cornell University’s College of Architecture, Art and Planning from Fall 2007 till Spring 2010.