Male, born 09/17/1922

Associated with the firm network

Wong, Gin, Associates, Architects

Professional History

Draftsman/Designer, Pereira and Luckman, Architects, Los Angeles, CA, 1950-1958; Designer/Principal, William L. Pereira Associates, Los Angeles, CA, 1958-; Founding Partner, Gin Wong Associates, San Francisco, CA.

In 1962, Gin Wong participated in a Preceptorship Program at Rice University (under the direction of Dean William Caudill) studying the need for junior colleges in the U.S.

Wong joined the American Institute of Architects, Southern California Chapter, in 1955; in 1970, Wong indicated that he had been NCARB-certified.

Fellow, American Institute of Architects, 1966, for Design.


Coursework, Los Angeles City College, Los Angeles, CA, 1942; coursework, Millikin University, Decatur, IL, 1943; B.Arch., University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, 1950;

Elected to Scarab, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, 1950;


Wong worked as a student for William Pereira at the University of Southern California; Pereira then hired him as an employee of Pereira and Luckman, Architects; he became a key designer with the Pereira and Luckman firm and its successor, William L. Pereira Associates. Under the general supervision of William M. Caudill, Professor of Architecture at Rice University, Gin Wong and 9 other architects (including Seattle's Paul Hayden Kirk) mentored 40 college architecture students in 1962 during the process of designing an ideal junior college plan. (See Rice's Experment," Architectural Forum, 07/1962, p. 13.)

PCAD id: 436