Two New Partners of PES-Shanghai




PES-Architects adds to its leadership team with the announcement of two new Partners.



Jyri Eskola




Jyri Eskola

PES-Shanghai Partner

China Development Director


2016年加入PES, 现任芬兰PES建筑设计事务所中国发展总监一职,负责公司在中国的大型项目。是SAFA芬兰建筑设计协会注册建筑师,美国建筑师协会注册建筑师。



Jyri joined PES-Architects in 2016, and is currently working as the China Development Director, responsible for the company’s large scale China projects. He has been awarded the SAFA and International Associate AIA qualifications. Graduated from Harvard University, Jyri is an innovative emerging architect. Under Jyri’s design leadership, the PES-Shanghai has grown to a creative and dynamic office comprised of designers from top schools in the world. The PES-Shanghai team recently won the architectural competitions of Nanchang Poly Grand Theatre and the Shanghai Submarine Museum, both expected by 2023.




  • 南京南部新城会展中心(中芬合作交流中心)
  • 南昌保利大剧院
  • 上海潜艇博物馆
  • 芬兰国家博物馆扩建竞赛

Selected Work

  • Nanjing South New Town Convention and Exhibition Center
  • Nanchang Poly Grand Theatre
  • Shanghai Submarine Museum
  • The National Museum of Finland Extension  










Linli Lai

PES-Shanghai Partner

General Manger of Shanghai Office

Class 1 Registered Architect

Senior Engineer





Linli Lai has worked for PES since 2008. She graduated from Tongji University with a Master of Architecture in 2006. She is the general manager of PES Shanghai office, and based in Shanghai, China, and assisted the headquarters to build a high-end design team for Chinese project. A specialist in public buildings and client relations, Lai was the project manager for Wuxi Grand Theatre and Fuzhou Strait Culture and Art Center –projects.

The PES design language adheres to the architectural tradition of Nordic architecture companies, combining functionality and user experience with exquisite architectural form and the use of natural materials and novel technologies. With a solid background of over a decade of designing and building projects in China, PES-Shanghai is able to efficiently communicate between the client, the Chinese partner (LDI) and construction company, to ensure the utmost quality of the projects we design. Communication between all design parties guarantees a balance in terms of concept and technology, and conception and construction, so that the project can be smoothly advanced and completed.




  • 无锡大剧院
  • 海峡文化艺术中心
  • 南京南部新城会展中心(中芬合作交流中心)
  • 南昌保利大剧院

Selected Work

  • Wuxi Grand Theatre
  • Strait Culture and Art Center
  • Nanjing South New Town Convention and Exhibition Center
  • Nanchang Poly Grand Theatre 





6 Partners of PES






PES-Architects is one of the most internationally recognized and oldest Finnish architecture practices. We have sustained over 50 years of continuous success based on creative talent, and commitment to find outstanding solutions to complex projects.

Our design language focuses on combining beautiful aesthetics and the use of natural materials with functional and user friendly design. PES is a specialist in public buildings; but our range varied; we provide designs from small to large scale developments; focusing on culture, sports, education and transportation and office building design.

PES-Architects has operated in China since 2003. Our flagship projects in China include the Wuxi Grand Theatre, the Fuzhou Strait Culture and Arts Centre, the Chengdu ICON Yunduan, the Nanjing Sino-Finnish Cooperation and Communication Centre, the Nanchang Poly Grand Theatre and the Shanghai Submarine Museum.