Judging Panel
Lai Kiu CHAN


arQstudio Ltd

Hong Kong

Dr. Chan is the founder of a multi-disciplinary design practice arQstudio Ltd and a co-founder of architectural practice AMQ Ltd and the HK room in PMQ. She was the Chief for 2017 HK/ SZ Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism and Architecture.

She was the recipient of Hong Kong Young Architect Award in 1993 and the winner of Tai O Twin Bridges Design Competition in 2013. Her social innovation idea, aTTempspace won 2017 Cross Strait Architectural Design Award.

Before her entrepreneurial ventures, she was the Director of Design and Project in Hysan Development Co. Ltd from 2008 to August 2014, She led teams to complete the LEED and Beam Plus Platinum project, Hysan Place and a number of major asset enhancement projects in Causeway Bay LeeGardens area. Before joining Hysan, she was a design director in P&T Architects and Engineers Ltd. Her projects won many local and international awards, such as ULI Global Sustainability Award, AIA/ALA Library Award, DFA Best Design from Greater China Award, MIPIM Gold Award, HKIA Annual Awards, etc.

Apart from design works, she is an artist, curator and writer. Currently she is also a Director of the Hong Kong Architecture Centre