Prof. Wong Wah Sang

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Associate professor, Department of Architecture, the University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR
Email : wswong@hku.hk

Dr. Wong Wah Sang joined the Department of Architecture of HKU since 1990. He is currently Associate Professor of the Department. On various occasions, he had served as associate head, acting head and acting dean for the Faculty of Architecture. He taught in various courses for design, technology and practices in the BAAS and MArch curriculum as well as acted as supervisor and examiner for MPh and PhD students in HKU.

He was appointed as external examiner for Doctor of Education by the University of Bristol in 2014.
He had also taught in the Centre of Buddhist Studies since 2004 for various courses.

Academic and Professional Qualifications
Awards for Architecture

These include Research Output Prize (Faculty of Architecture) , HKIA Honourable Mention on architectural research, Literati Club Awards for Excellence: Outstanding Paper , Design award for Urban Renewal Competition in Lee Tung Street , Honourable Mention for HKIA Design Competition.

Editorial Work
  • The first Editor-in-chief and current Advisor for HKIA Journal
  • Member of Editorial Board for “Series of guidance for Buddhist Sutras and commentaries”,
  • Editorial Board for Nyingmapa Series, Buddhall, Taiwan, with publications of books :
Research and publications

Major research themes include : Architectural education for secondary education, health issues related to building design, residential buildings, urban renewal project, conservation, technology, practices and management, architectural design and theories, Buddhist architecture.

Community/Public Services

Various involvement in the professional institution and government.