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Chan Lai Kiu

Vice Chairman of Hong Kong Architecture Centre: USA

Graduated from HKU in 1986 and acquired part time Ph.D. in 1998.
Hong Kong Young Architect Award 1993.
Design Director in P&T Architects and Engineers Ltd from 1986 to 2008.
Currently being Director, Design and Project of Hysan Development Co. Ltd.

Major works completed in P&T include Entertainment Building (1993 HKIA Silver Medal) Suzhou Sheraton Hotel (2004 HKIA Annual Award for Work Outside Hong Kong) and Shunde Cultural Complex in PRC (in which the performing art centre was awarded 2006 DFA Best Design from Greater China Award and the library awarded 2007 AIA/ALA Library Building Award.). In Hysan, being the design leader in charge of their flagship development, Hysan Place and a number of rebranding projects in Causeway Bay.

Apart from being an award winning architect, she is also a teacher, writer and artist running her arQstudio. She has co-authored a number of books, of which “The 逼City” focuses on Hong Kong high density culture.
Her artworks were previously exhibited in Hong Kong Art Centre, OCT He Xiangning Art Gallery in Shenzhen, Fringe Club and LSCD Central Library.
Previously being advisor to Central Policy Unit of HKSAR on the development of Creative Industry and the columnist of Yangcheng Evening News Weekly Creative Page in PRC.  
Previously being the chair and members of various committees of Hong Kong Institute of Architects.
Currently being the Vice Chairman of Hong Kong Architecture Centre.

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