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Mr Wee, Hiang Koon 黃向軍

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Assistant Professor

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Mr Wee, Hiang Koon 黃向軍

Title:
Assistant Professor

Professional Qualifications
YearAwarding InstitutionQualification
BA(AS) Singapore
The University of Western AustraliaBArch
Yale UniversityMArch
RA, SBA
AssocAIA
Biography

Koon is Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Architecture and Faculty Member of the HKU Advanced Cultural Leadership Program. He served as the former Academic Director of the HKU Shanghai Study Center and Adjunct Professor of the New York University Shanghai Program. He taught previously as a visiting critic and teaching fellow at Pratt Institute and Yale University. At HKU, Koon teaches classes in urbanism, memory and identity, globalization, and architectural design. As registered architect and founding principal of art and architecture practice SKEW Collaborative, Koon gained a number of awards and recognitions from the Asia Pacific Design Center, Cond? Nast, Architectural Record Magazine (China), ID Magazine, Modern Media Group, Design Singapore Council, National Arts Council, and Lee Foundation. Koon supports government and non-profit bodies in a number of advisory roles, including the Leaders in Urban Governance Program at the Singapore Center for Liveable Cities, the Haiti International University Center, Orphans International, AA Asia, Asian Urban Lab, and Design Singapore Council.

 
Honours, Awards & Prizes
AwardeesAward DateHonours / Awards / PrizesCategory
2011-08-01Special Jury Award, Asia Pacific Interior Design Awards for Elite (APDC): Asia Pacific Design Centre / Asia Pacific Federation of Interior Designers, 亚太室内设计精英邀请 赛Others
2013-09-01Sustainable Interior Design of The Year Award Shortlist for "Wulumuqi Road Roof House": Leading European Architects ForumOthers
2011-09-01Museum Award Nomination, Second Forum of Museum, Art Museum & Exhibition Hall Design: Urban Environment Design Magazine, Tianjin University, Tianjin University, BeijingOthers
Best Sustainable Development (Environmental) Award For "Chinese Academy Of Sciences IOT Center & Labs": Emirates Glass Leading European Architects ForumOthers
2011-09-01Overseas Promotion Partnership Program Grant: 2011 Chengdu Biennale: Design Singapore Council, Ministry of Information, Communications and the ArtsOthers
2008-08-01Hot List Tables Awards 2008: Asia+Australia: Hamilton House Brasserie: Conde Nast TravelerOthers
2013-06-01Top 50 Sustainable Architects Award: Green Planet ArchitectsOthers
2006-03-01Young Singapore Designers 10 under 35: Singapore Sutra, Singapore Ministry of Information, Communications & the ArtsResearch Achievement
2013-01-01Wheelwright Prize Nomination: Harvard University Graduate School of DesignOthers
2014-02-01Wood in Architecture Award Longlist for "Jia Little Exhibition Center & Ateliers": World Architecture News AwardsOthers
2009-07-01Emerging Chinese Architects: Architectural Record Magazine, McGraw-Hill Construction, China, 中国新锐建筑师Others
2008-06-01Overseas Promotion Partnership Program Grant: YOU Prison Exhibition, Turin World Design Capital: Design Singapore Council, Ministry of Information, Communications and the ArtsOthers
2014-02-01Adaptive Reuse Award Longlist For "Chinese Academy of Sciences IOT Center & Labs": World Architecture News AwardsOthers
2012-11-01"Jia Little Exhibition Center, Shanghai," Best Mixed Use in Professional Architecture: Perspective AwardResearch Achievement
2013-11-01Best Green or Sustainable Build Award for Chinese Academy of Sciences IOT Center & Labs: Perspective Global AwardsResearch Achievement
2008-02-01Best Restaurant Award 2007: Hamilton House Brasserie: Modern Media Group, 现代资讯传播Others
2006-09-01Overseas Promotion Partnership Program Grant: Harvard University AsiaGSD Lecture & Exhibition: Design Singapore Council, Ministry of Information, Communications and the ArtsOthers
2007-12-01Young Architects in China: Urbanism & Architecture Journal, Harbin University of Civil Engineering, Harbin University of Civil Engineering, Harbin, China, 青年中国, 城市建筑杂志,哈尔滨工业大学建筑学院Others
Professional Societies
Term PeriodPositionProfessional Societies
10/2010 - presentRegistered Architect, Registration No: 1-091215-023Stichting Bureau Architectenregister (Dutch Architects Register)
01/2005 -IDP Member, NCARB Record No: 115696National Council of Architectural Registration Boards
08/2010 - presentAssociate Member, Membership No: 30506188American Institute of Architects, Hong Kong Chapter
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Area of Expertise:
Area of Expertise (EN)Area of Expertise (ZH)
Memory and identity in conservation practices
Globalization and post-colonial theory
Contemporary Chinese architectural theory and urbanism
Architectural and cultural theory relating to the metropolitan condition
Spoken Languages:
Spoken Language(s) (EN)Spoken Language(s) (ZH)
English, Putonghua英語、普通話
Written Languages:
Written Language(s) (EN)Written Language(s) (ZH)
English, Chinese英文、中文
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