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Mr. Alvin Wong

BArch Calpoly Pomona, California


Mr. Alvin Wong, is an architect and interior designer, studied in California and now living in Hong Kong, currently working as a project manager.  He is the co-founder of Urban Sketchers (USk) Hong Kong.  He led USk Hong Kong on 4 group exhibitions and had his own exhibition “Spotlight in Penang at Fringe Club Hong Kong”  in 2015 together with Ch’ng Kiah Keang.  He led over 30 sketchers recorded the umbrella movement social event with their sketches, later published the book “Sketches under the Umbrellas, Hong Kong 2014”.  His travelogue sketches has been publishing online and very well receive by the public.


He has been giving sketching workshops, classes and lectures in local universities and international sketching communities.  He is a well known urban sketcher participated in Sketching George Town 2 at Penang 2014, USK Symposiums in Singapore, Manchester and Chicago and USk Asialinks..   He is serving as membership committee,and symposium organiser for international Urban Sketchers since 2015 .


Alvin’s sketches can be seen at: https://www.facebook.com/AtelierAlvinWong/

Mr. Andrew Law

BA(Arch. Studies), BArch HKU; Registered Architect (HK, PRC Class 1); Authorized Person (List of Architect); Director DPWT Design Ltd

Mr. Atul Kansara

Registered Architect (UK); ARB; RIBA

BA Arch (Hons) Dip Arch (Hons) Greenwich University

 

Atul previously served as Design Director for HOK International (Singapore) and Senior Project Designer at TFP Farrell’s Hong Kong where he gained valuable, extensive professional experience locally in Hong Kong and various market sectors globally.


His professional experience in the field of architectural design spans over two decades in the Asia Pacific region with world-class architectural practices leading architectural teams on all phases of design from initial concepts, client delivery, through to construction. 


The scale and variety of projects range from very large-scale master planning design proposals, civic, mixed-use developments to individual, iconic buildings and luxury private residences.


Outside of professional practice, Atul has been active in teaching at tertiary level as studio design tutor, lecturer and as student mentor, managing core teaching activities within the design studio, communicating and connecting students with industry leaders and prestigious architectural firms thus maintaining vital links between practice and academia since 2011. 


He has also actively participated in student workshops, student design competitions and supervised student research writing for final year dissertations.


Atul is currently adjunct assistant professor teaching architectural design at Chu Hai College of Higher Education and is regularly invited as guest critic for student presentations, educational design workshops and has helped extensively with promoting student talent in collaboration with local artists. 

Dr. Billy Hau

BSc(HK); MSc(HK); PhD(HK)

 

Dr. Billy HAU Chi Hang got his PhD in The University of Hong Kong (HKU) on forest ecology. He is a terrestrial ecologist and a conservationist. His research focus is ecological restoration, especially for terrestrial habitats in degraded tropical East Asia. He is also interested in promoting urban biodiversity through applied research.

 

He is a local expert in ecological restoration on man-made slopes and natural terrains and often engaged in contract research projects on slope rehabilitation and promoting urban biodiversity  in Hong Kong. He publishes widely from academic journals to books, study reports and best practice guidelines. He has been teaching ecology and biodiversity at HKU for more than 15 years and is currently the Programme Director of the MSc in Environmental Management. In terms of professional services, he has been serving various environmental NGOs and government committees on ecology, conservation and land use planning.

Mr. Bryan Chan

BA(Arch. Studies) (Hons), MArch HKU; HKIA, Registered Architect (HK, PRC Class 1), Authorized Person (List of Architects)

Mr. Charles Lai

BA(Arch.Studies) HKU; RIBA; ARB(UK), Registered Architect (UK)

Mr. Daniel Cheung

BA(Arch. Studies)(Hons), BArch HKU; HKIA, RAIA;

Registered Architect; Authorized Person (List of Architects)


Daniel Cheung (HKIA, RAIA, Registered Architect, AP(List 1)) is a Registered Architect in Hong Kong with over 25 years of experience. After graduating from HKU in 1991, he worked for P&T Architects and Engineers Ltd from 1992 till 2001. He was one of the Founding Principals of Architecture Design and Research Group Ltd (AD+RG) and Centre of Architectural Research for Education, Elderly, Environment and Excellence Ltd (CARE). Cheung specializes in institutional architecture, facility programming and community engagement. He has been involved in numerous award winning projects and various community projects promoting architecture to the public. He was one of the awardees of The Ten Outstanding Young Persons 2005. He stepped down from his architectural practices in 2009 and ventured into the business fields. His current business portfolio covers investments, jewellery and catering etc. In recent years, Cheung continues the pursuit of his interests in architecture through teaching part-time at HKUSPACE.

Mr. Dino Paul Ip

Higher Cert. Applied Photography(Dist); BA(Hons) in Photographic Design;
MSc in Multimedia and Entertainment Technology (HKPolyU)

Mr. Eddie Chan

BAppSc Curtin University; MArch HKU; HKIA; Registered Architect

 

Eddie CHAN is a Registered Architect (HKIA) since 2014. He studied in Professional Diploma in Architecutura Studies in HKU SPACE and graduated in Master of Architecture in the University of Hong Kong in 2010. He has been involved design works in various scale and types, including institutional and residential, both in Hong Kong and UK architectural and interior firms. As a passionate young architect,  he is fond of interesting ideas and eager to participate in local and oversea community engagement projects. In 2016, he joined HKU SPACE Architectural Studies Subject Group and pursuit of excellence in Architecture and Education.

Mr. Edmond Wong

BSc(Arch. Eng.)(Hons), PgDipArch University of Westminster, UK; RIBA;

Authorized Rhino 3D Trainer, McNeel Asia

Outstanding Teacher Award

 

Edmond was trained in the U.K. under a founding member of the Archigram. After working in the private and public sectors he joined the Architectural Studies subject group in 2008 as program manager and tutor for the top-up degree and higher diploma. He is also committed to the training of computational design in architecture, product, jewelry and industrial design.

 

In 2015 he crafted HKU SPACE to be the first Authorized Rhino Training Centre in Hong Kong to offer official training in Rhinoceros and, subsequently, the first Grasshopper Certificate course delivered to the public. In parallel to teaching the Architectural students, Edmond also enjoys the pedagogy of students from diverse design backgrounds and brands. Cross boundary blend of students stretching from architects of P&T, L&O and designers of Fendi, Louis Vuitton, Samsonite and Pandora, etc. denotes the boundlessness of design and provide impulse for him in continuing to explore new possibilities in [shifting] design paradigm and methodology.

 

Edmond was honored with and modestly received the Outstanding Teacher Award in 2020 which he dedicates to the Programme Team, family and especially his father in heaven.

Mr. Edward Leung

MSc(Conservation) HKU, HKIA RA, BScArc(Dist) University of Manchester

 

Mr Edward Leung is both a practicing architect as well as being an academics who teaches subjects of heritage architecture. His experience in conservation design includes the Comix Home Base in Wan Chai which attained the HKIA Medal of the Year Award 2014. He is the current Chair of Heritage and Conservation Committee of the Hong Kong Institute of Architects. His recent year research focus on Chinese vernacular architectures in the urban context. His researches had been presented in conferences in overseas, in mainland, as well as in Hong Kong.  

Mr. Enrique Moya-Angeler

BArch, MArch Universidad Politecnica de Madrid; MSc AAD Columbia GSAPP

 

Enrique Moya-Angeler is a registered architect with an interdisciplinary education in Architecture, Structure Engineering and Interior Design. He possesses a professional Master’s degree in Science in Advanced Architectural Design from the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation (GSAPP) at Columbia University in New York. He previously earned a Master & Bachelor Degrees in Architecture and Structure Engineering, from the School of Architecture (ETSAM) at the Polytechnic University of Madrid in Spain. He has been teaching in Hong Kong, New York, Madrid and Mexico. After working for international renowned firms in New York (STEVEN HOLL and SOM), Rotterdam (MVRDV), and Madrid (EDUARDO ARROYO), he founded his own practice. Born in London, raised in Boston, Paris and Madrid. He is trilingual in English, French and Spanish.

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