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Department of Environment

Academic Staff

TEACHING AREAS

  • Landscape design studio
  • Urban history
  • Cultural landscapes

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master of Landscape Architecture, The University of British Columbia, Canada
  • Bachelor of Environmental Studies (Honours) in Geography, University of Waterloo, Canada
  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Honours) in Civil Engineering, University of Waterloo, Canada

EMPLOYMENT

  • Research Associate and Studio Instructor, Division of Landscape Architecture, The University of Hong Kong
  • Senior Landscape Designer, Aedas Landscape Limited, Hong Kong
  • Team Lead, L&A Urban Planning and Landscape Design Limited, Shenzhen, China
  • Landscape Designer, Greenways, City of Vancouver, Canada
  • Environmental Consultant, Golder Associates, Toronto, Canada

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS & PUBLIC SERVICES (past & present)

  • Registered Landscape Architect, Landscape Architects Registration Board, Hong Kong

  • Professional Member, The Hong Kong Institute of Landscape Architects

  • Full Member, American Society of Landscape Architects

  • Member, Asian Cultural Landscape Association

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

  • Honorary Secretary, The Hong Kong Institute of Landscape Architects
  • Founding Chair, The Young Landscape Architects’ Group, The Hong Kong Institute of Landscape Architects
  • Board Member, Centre for Community Cultural Development, Hong Kong
  • Committee Member, Chinatown Planning and Development Committee, Vancouver
  • Member, Community Studio, Vancouver

 

RESEARCH, ACADEMIC PUBLICATIONS, PUBLIC LECTURES

  • The symbolism of plants in the context of Hong Kong, Yuan Lin 2015: 14-22.
  • Editor, The History of the Landscape Profession of Hong Kong, 1978-2015: A Collection of Interviews, Hong Kong: The Hong Kong Institute of Landscape Architects, 2015.
  • The role of narratives and storytelling in the construction of meanings of the cultural landscapes of Hong Kong, Conference Proceedings, 2013 ACLA International Symposium: Meanings and Aesthetics in Asian Cultural Landscape, Seoul National University, 2013: 55-63.

RESEARCH INTERESTS

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