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Dang is a co-founder and the Principal Designer of 5G Studio. He directs all major strategic design decisions in the initial phases of projects and oversees conceptual consistency throughout the delivery phases.

Dang's exceptional design sensibility has resulted in consistently engaging design solutions ranging from boutique individual resort villas to the million square feet mixed-use hotel/convention building to masterplanned communities involving hundreds of acres of land in the US, Viet Nam, China, Korea, and Mexico. A firm believer in collaborative design processes, Dang advances the design intelligence at 5G Studio through the collective talents of senior and junior designers' perspectives and external expert advisors.

A distinguished alumni of the University of Texas at Arlington's under- and post-graduate Architecture program, he spent his early professional career as a Junior Designer at Polshek and Partners in New York City, before moving on to become an Associate Principal at the Beck Group and co-founding 5G Studio in 2005 where he led the practice to winning awards from the AIA, IIDA, the Center for Health Design, and other invited international architectural competitions. His works have been widely published and selected for exhibition. In recognition of his significant contribution to the advancement of architectural design, Dang currently serves as a UT Arlington School of Architecture Dean's Advisory Council member.

Dang currently lives with his wife and son in Cedar Hill in a house which he designed. He is a member of the American Institute of Architects and licensed to practice in Texas and Ohio.

Honors and Awards:

Distinguished Alumni
The University of Texas at Arlington

UT Arlington School of Architecture Dean's Advisory Council member

"Improved Model" Texas Architect, May/June 2010
Cover Story of Health and Wellness Issue
Legacy ER | Frisco, Texas

Southern Methodist University, Cox School of Business
33rd Rank in Dallas 100 Entrepreneurial Award, 2009
5G Studio Collaborative

North Central Texas Regional Certification Agency
Minority Business Enterprise of the Year, 2009
5G Studio Collaborative

Rising Star Merit Award in Commercial Hospitality, Legacy of Design by the American Society of Interior Designers, Texas Chapter, 2009
Go Fish | Dallas, Texas

First Place, Emerging Designer (Commercial), Design Ovation by the American Society of Interior Designers, Texas Chapter, 2009
Go Fish | Dallas, Texas

"Dallas Convention Center Hotel" Texas Architect May/June 2009