James H. Spear, Jr.


Live Long, Learn Long



Jim Spear, fluent in Chinese and educated at the University of California, Berkeley, spent nearly 20 years doing business in China prior to moving full-time to his vacation house at Mutianyu Great Wall in 2005. With Liang Tang, his wife and partner, he founded China Bound to invest in sustainable tourism businesses in China.

萨洋毕业于美国加州大学伯克利分校,精通中文,在2005年搬到慕田峪常住前在中国做商务近20年。同他的妻子及商业合伙人唐亮建立了China Bound,在中国投资可持续旅游项目。


Their award-winning work at The Schoolhouse and the Brickyard Retreat led to a consulting and design practice serving government and private clients across China.


Spear has completed over 30 residences for clients from around the world. His various projects have been featured in many Chinese and international publications, including Architectural Digest as well as professional publications, and are the heart of the monograph Great Wall Style. In 2018 Jim earned recognition in the prestigious international Architizer A+ Design Award in the hotels & resorts category.

萨洋为来自世界各地的客户完成了30多个住宅项目。他的作品在众多的中国及国际杂志上被报道,包括美国AD及其他杂志,也是“长城风格”一书的核心。2018年萨洋赢得了Architizer 酒店及度假村国际设计奖


Jim’s contributions to China were recognized with the Great Wall Friendship Award in 2014 from the Beijing government. Jim and Liang were named China Countryside Tourism Persons of the Year in 2015 at the Hangzhou Forum.


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