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Academic Staff

Dr ZHANG Hao, Allen

Assistant Professor

Department of Environment

Faculty of Design and Environment

allenzh@vtc.edu.hk

Research interests

  • Urban Horticulture
  • Urban Forestry and Urban Greening
  • Landscape Ecology
  • Restoration Ecology

Sr Ir Dr CHAN Hon Chuen, Ken

Assistant Professor

Department of Environment

Faculty of Design and Environment

kenchanhc@vtc.edu.hk

Research interests

  • Building economics
  • Construction contract and cost management
  • Construction project management
  • Assessment of ageing buildings and MBIS effectiveness

Dr SHI Shulin

Assistant Professor

Department of Environment

Faculty of Design and Environment

shishulin@vtc.edu.hk

Research interests

  • Health promoting effects of urban landscape
  • Landscape design and planning for active living
  • Landscape design for the aged people
  • Evidence-based landscape design

Mr THOMAS, Michael

Assistant Professor

Department of Environment

Faculty of Design and Environment

m_thomas@vtc.edu.hk

Research interests

  • Military Relic Landscapes
  • Integration of Ecology and Design

Dr LAW Man Yee, Caroline

Teaching Fellow

Department of Environment

Faculty of Design and Environment

carolinelaw@vtc.edu.hk

Research interests

  • Utilizing native herbaceous plant and shrubs as urban greenery
  • Renaturized green roofs and vertical greenery
  • Landscape ecology analysis

Dr LAU Wai Kin, Elvis

Teaching Fellow

Department of Environment

Faculty of Design and Environment

wkelau@vtc.edu.hk

Research interests

  • Survival and demolition of buildings
  • Building control and regulatory regimes
  • Barrier free access and disability inclusion
  • Project Management

Dr CHAU Ngai Lung

Teaching Fellow

Department of Environment

Faculty of Design and Environment

lungchau@vtc.edu.hk

Research interests

  • Ecological greening of soil slopes
  • Urban greening by native groundcovers
  • Conservation and ecological restoration
  • Plant-soil interactions

Ms NG, Sylvia

Teaching Fellow

Department of Environment

Faculty of Design and Environment

sylvia_ng@vtc.edu.hk

Research interests

  • Urban farm and edible landscape
  • Healing landscape design

Mr CHAN Ka Hing, Jason

Part-time Lecturer

Department of Environment

Faculty of Design and Environment

chanjason@vtc.edu.hk

Research interests

  • Landscape Design Theory
  • Sustainable Landscape Practices
  • Grading And Drainage

Mr CHAN Yin Lun

Part-time Lecturer

Department of Environment

Faculty of Design and Environment

chanyinlun@vtc.edu.hk

Research interests

  • Cinema and the city
  • Modern Asian cities
  • Entertainment landscapes

Mr LAM Wai Tang

Part-time Lecturer

Department of Environment

Faculty of Design and Environment

twtlam@vtc.edu.hk

Research interests

  • Therapeutic Landscaping
  • Horticultural Therapy
  • Work & Leisure

Dr LING Ka Ho, Joe

Part-time Lecturer

Department of Environment

Faculty of Design and Environment

lingkaho@vtc.edu.hk

Research interests

  • Systematic Botany
  • Molecular Authentication
  • Plant-derived Nutraceuticals

Mr CHAN Yuen King, Paul

Part-time Lecturer

Department of Environment

Faculty of Design and Environment

paulchan@vtc.edu.hk

Research interests

  • Landscape Policy
  • Green infrastructure and urban greenery
  • Professionalism And Landscape Architectural Practice
  • Landscape architecture in community development

Dr LEVEN Michael R.

Visiting Associate Professor

Department of Environment

Faculty of Design and Environment

mrleven@vtc.edu.hk

Research interests

  • Wetland habitat design and management
  • Control and management of exotic and invasive flora and fauna
  • Plant species selection and management and habitat design to bring wildlife into urban environments