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Professor Wang, Wei Jen 王維仁

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Head, Department of Architecture
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Professor Wang, Wei Jen 王維仁

Title:
Head, Department of Architecture
Professor

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Also Cited As:
Wang, Weijen

Biography

Wang Weijen is the Head of Department and Professor in the Department of Architecture at the University of Hong Kong. He is a graduate of UC-Berkeley and Taiwan University. His research mainly focuses on Chinese architecture and cities, including the transformation of courtyard typology, urban fabric and public space in historical and contemporary Chinese cities, and the typology of the Chinese temple.

Recent publications include Re-fabricating Cities: A Reflection (2010), Re-generating Patio: Study of Macau Historical Urban Fabric (2011), a special issue of Taiwan Architect (185; 2011), and UED (053), “Urban Courtyardism: Design Works by Wang Weijen”, also in 2011.

His design projects have won several AIA Design Awards, a Far Eastern Architectural Award, as well as Green Building Award and HKIA Award. They have been exhibited at venues around the world, including the Taipei Museum of Modern Art, Beijing Architecture Biennale, Shenzhen Biennale of Architecture and Urbanism, and Venice Architecture Biennale of 2008. He was also the curator of 2007/1008 Hong Kong – Shenzhen Biennale of Architecture and Urbanism.

In 2008-2009, he was a visiting associate professor in the Department of Architecture at MIT.

王維仁,香港大學建築系 系主任 / 教授,及王維仁建築研究室主持人,美國建築師學會及香港建築師學會會員,柏克萊加州大學建築碩士,台灣大學土木工程研究所碩士及台灣大學地質系學士。曾任2007年香港建築雙年展策展人,2008年美國麻省理工學院客座副教授,南京大學, 新竹交通大學及同濟大學客座副教授,美國TAC建築師事務所協同主持人。其研究領域為合院建築形態演變,中國寺廟建築形態,傳統及當代中國城市肌理與城市空間。

作品與文章發表於 Stradt Bauwelt,TA,WA,Dialogue,Domus China,UED 等國內外期刊,包括牛津大學出版社的<思考再織城市>;<圍的再生:澳門歷史街區城市肌理研究>,台灣建築以及城市環境設計的專輯<王維仁及其都市合院主義>。

設計獲獎包括1999,2001,2002年美國建築師學會設計獎;2001,2002,2003臺灣遠東建築獎;2012及2008年香港綠色建築獎;2009年香港建築師學會獎。作品獲邀參展包括威尼斯建築雙年展,北京建築雙年展,深圳建築城市雙年展,香港建築城市雙年展,成都建築雙年展, 臺北市立美術館等。

 
Honours, Awards & Prizes
AwardeesAward DateHonours / Awards / PrizesCategory
2015-05-01Merit Award for Urban Design, Exhibition Pavilion of Tsun Yip Street Playground: Hong Kong Institute of Architects Annual Design Award
Research Achievement
2015-11-01Good Design Award 2015, Exhibition Pavilion of Tsun Yip Street Playground: Good Design Award, Japan Institute of Design Promotion, Tokyo
Research Achievement
2011-10-01Research Output Prize 2011, Baishawan Beach and Visitor Center: University of Hong Kong
Research Achievement
Fung, M
Chan, S
Chung, T
Cheng, G
2009-05-012009 Special Jury Award: 2007/08 Hong Kong Biennale of Architecture and Urbanism: 2009 Annual Design Award, Hong Kong Institute of Architects
Research Achievement
Lim, B
Ng, V
2008-07-01Merit Design Award, Community College at Hung Hum Bay, Hong Kong Polytechnic University: Green Building Award, Hong Kong Professional Green Building Council
Research Achievement
2012-07-01Merit Design Award: Bai Sha Wan Beach and Visitor Center, Taipei: Green Building Award from Professional Green Building Council
Research Achievement
Rocco Design, LTD
Gravity Partnership, LTD
2012-09-01Awarded First Place for International Design Competition, Chinese University of Hong Kong Shenzhen Campus Planning and Design: Shenzhen City Government, 香港中文大學深圳校區規劃國際設計競賽, 深圳市政府
Research Achievement
Shanshui Architects, LTD
Reiser-Umemoto, LTD
2013-04-01Awarded Second Place, Pingshan Museum Village Planning and Design: Shenzhen City Government, Shenzhen
Research Achievement
2001-10-01Merit Design Award: Taipei University Student Domitary: American Institute of Archietcts, Hong Kong
Others
2002-12-01Far Eastern Architecture Design Award for Campus Design: Guanglong Elementary School: Far Eastern Architecture Foudation
Others
1999-10-01Honor Design Award: School of Music, National Tainan Collage of Art: American Institute of Archietcts, Hong Kong
Others
2011-12-01Final Selection, Taiwan Green Architecture Award for Baishawan Beach and Visitor Center
Research Achievement
2011-12-01Awarded 2nd Place, International Design Competition for Southern China Railway Corporation Headquarter: Bureau of Urban Planning and Land Development, Shenzhen
Research Achievement
2011-03-012011 Faculty Knowledge Exchange KE Award, Faculty of Architecture, University of Hong Kong: Faculty of Architecture, University of Hong Kong
Others
2001-12-01Far Eastern Architecture Design Award for Campus Design: Chongken Elementary School: Far Eastern Architecture Foudation
Research Achievement
AGC, LTD
2012-03-01Special Architecture Award, Revitalization of Lui Seng Chun Historical Building for Hong Kong Baptist University: Hong Kong Institute of Architects Annual Design Award
Research Achievement
2001-10-01Merit Design Award, Xian Jiao University Main Building: American Institute of Architect, Hong Kong
Research Achievement
2011-12-01Final Selection, New Taipei City Design Award for Baishawan Beach and Visitor Center
Research Achievement
AGC, LTD
2012-03-01Special Architecture Award, Revitalization of Lui Seng Chun Historical Building for Hong Kong Baptist University: Hong Kong Institute of Architects Annual Design Award,
Research Achievement
Rocco Design, LTD
Gravity Partnership, LTD
2013-10-01Chinese University of Hong Kong Shenzhen Campus Planning: Final Selection Urban Design Award for World Architectural Festival
Others
2002-10-01Merit Design Award: Guanglong Elementary School: American Institute of Archietcts, Hong Kong
Others
2011-12-01Awarded Finalist, Lantern Wonderland Design Competition: Hong Kong Tourism Board, Hong Kong
Research Achievement
Professional Societies
Term PeriodPositionProfessional Societies
10/2004-16/2007MemberAsian Coalition Workshop for Architecture and Workshop
04/2011-04-2012Deputy ChairHKIA Steering Committee for 2011 Hong Kong Biennale of Architecture and Urbanism
03/2009-06/2010Committe MemberHKIA Sterring Committee for HK Architecture Biennale
06/2007-06/2008Lead CuratorHKIA Sterring Committee for HK Architecture Biennale
03/2008-12/2008Committee MemberHKIA Committee on conference
02/2010-02/2012MemberAcademic Committee for 20011 Shenzhen-Hong Kong Biennale of Architecture and Urbanism
06/2013-06/2014Co-chairCommittee on the Strategic Planning for Advanced Research Science Park, National Science Council, Taiwa
06/1998-06/2008MemberAmerican Institute of Architects, Hong Kong
06/2001-06/2002Committe MemberAIA Hong Kong:Honors and Award Committe
06/2014-06/2016ChairHKIA Academic Committee for 2015 Hong Kong Biennale of Architecture and Urbanism
05/2012-03-2013MemberHKIA Steering Committee for 2012 Venice Biennale of Architecture
06/2009-06/2010Deputy ChairAcademic Committee for 2009 Shenzhen-Hong Kong Biennale of Architecture and Urbanism
01/2013-06/2014Deputy ChairHKIA Steering Committee for 2013 Hong Kong Biennale of Architecture and Urbanism
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Area of Expertise:
Area of Expertise (EN)Area of Expertise (ZH)
Urban fabric and public space in Chinese cities
Temple typology in China
Regionalism and modern Chinese architecture
Ecological village planning
Design of school and public buildings
Courtyard house typology in China
Spoken Languages:
Spoken Language(s) (EN)Spoken Language(s) (ZH)
English, Putonghua, Cantonese英語、普通話、粵語
Written Languages:
Written Language(s) (EN)Written Language(s) (ZH)
English, Chinese英文、中文
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