Krisztian Kelner
Country Principal
VERITAS Architects Vietnam

Krisztian has been living in South East Asia and the Middle East since 2008 and has worked in Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) for more than 8 years. He graduated from the Faculty of Architecture, University of Pecs, Hungary and received his Master of Science (MSC) from the Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary. His final project and graduation work received special recognition by the Hungarian Chamber of Architects.

Early in his career Krisztian ran his own practice and his works received awards from such organizations as the Hungarian Design Award Program, the Gwanju Design Biennale (South Korea) and the Biennial of Industrial Design, Slovenia. With his team he contributed to the design and installation of the Hungarian national pavilion for the Venice Architectural Biennial, Italy.

Prior to joining VERITAS, Krisztian worked for globally recognised and award-winning international companies such as Erick Van Egeraat Associated Architects and Pentago Design. He has gained a wide range of experiences in many aspects of architecture in Europe, the Middle East and South-East Asia and participated in voluntary programs in India and Cambodia.

Krisztian sees very exciting times ahead, leading the VERITAS team in HCMC. He is eager to expand VERITAS activities throughout the country and to explore providing fully integrated design services for the growing hospitality, educational and health-care market.