Krisztian Kelner
Country Principal
VERITAS Architects Vietnam

Krisztian has been living in South East Asia and Middle East since 2008 and worked in Vietnam for five years and two years in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Currently he is based in Ho Chi Minh City. He graduated from Faculty of Architecture, University of Pecs, Hungary and received his diploma in Master of Science (MSC) from the Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary. His final project and graduation work has got special recognition and been awarded by the Chamber of Hungarian Architects.

Early years of his carrier Krisztian operated his own enterprise and his works have been awarded by such organizations as Hungarian Design Award, Gwanju Design Biennale (South Korea) and Biennial of Industrial Design, Slovenia. With his team he contributed in design and installation of Hungarian national pavilion for Venice Architectural Biennial, Italy.

Prior to his work at VERITAS Architects Krisztian worked for globally recognised and award winning international companies such as Erick Van Egeraat Associated Architects and Pentago Design. He earned wide range of experience in many fields of architecture in Europe, Middle East and South- East Asia and participated voluntary programs in India and Cambodia.

Krisztian sees a very challenging and excited times ahead with VERITAS team in Ho Chi Minh City and eager to expand VERITAS activities throughout the entire country. He aims to explore more not only the most emerging residential sector in Vietnam but also the local small scale boutique style private developments, hotels, clinics, educational facilities.