About Us

Our Story

Established in 2016 by Kevin Siyuan, Shiya Studio comprises of a group of photographers and emerging filmmakers who are dedicated to capturing the beauty of the urban environments around us.  We are the city wanderers, the architravelers, the content creators who are obsessed over buildings around the world. We offer creative services specializing in architectural, interior, hotel, landscaping and environmental photography and videography. We love capturing everything that is architectural related, and we work with architects, property developers, hotel groups, picture agencies, and even sculpture makers from different parts of the world. Occasionally, we also work on GIS and web mapping related projects. Our works have been published globally on ArchDaily, BBC, The Guardian, The Irish Times, National Geographics, just to name a few, and we are always making more images / projects / films that documents the cities and the built environment on a regular basis. If you are interested in our works, come speak to us. If you are a content creator with similar interest, come join us!

Our Team


Kevin Siyuan

Principal Photographer

Kevin has been shooting architecture professionally for over 3 years. Formally trained and worked as an urban planner, Kevin’s works evolves around the built environment, emphasising on the nuanced interactions of various buildings against people through density, against natural elements through forms, as well as their surrounding environment through functions. Kevin’s signature style involves a centre divide composition, which split the photograph by half to tell stories from a fresh perspective. His works have been nominated in numerous international awards, and have also been exhibited internationally in more than 10 countries, in cities such as Singapore, New York, London, Tokyo, Berlin, Seoul, Budapest and Athens.


Leon Zhang

Assistant Photographer

Leon is a landscape designer and freelance photographer who specializes in building façade and landscaping photography. His experience in urban greenery designs gives him a unique perspective at capturing the balance of man-made and natural environment around us.  He is the 2ndPlace Winner (Theme: Solitude) for Canon PhotoMarathonSingapore in 2018.

Selected Achievements

Distinguished Award:

Arcaid Images' Top 20 Architectural Photographers of 2017

Other Notable Awards:

Finalist, Art Olympia Tokyo, 2017

Second Place Winner (Greening the City), International Garden Photographer of the Year 2016

Finalist, Art Gemini Awards 2016, London

Finalist, Seoul New York Photo Festival 2015