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School of Architecture, CUHK
YEUNG, Tse Ngok Mona

Prof. YEUNG, Tse Ngok Mona (楊紫萼)

Adjunct Associate Professor

MArch (Manitoba)
BES (Manitoba)
HKIA RIBA AssocAIA DOCOMOMO(HK)
AP (Architect) HKSAR
Reg Arch (HK) ARBHK

mona.yeung@gmail.com

Introduction

Mona Yeung is a Registered Architect under the Architects Registration Board and an Authorized Person (List of Architects) under the Buildings Ordinance in Hong Kong. She is also a member of the Hong Kong Institute of Architects (HKIA), a chartered member of the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA), an associated member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA), a member of DOCOMOMO Hong Kong, and a correspondent member of DOCOMOMO Macau.

After she graduated with a Bachelor of Environmental Studies degree and a Master of Architecture degree both from the University of Manitoba in Canada, Mona moved to Hong Kong to intern at P & T Architects and Engineers Ltd., where she was involved with numerous landmark projects.

For the past 18 years, Mona has been pursuing her passion in architecture education and research. Her research interests include the historical development of the building codes and their progressive effects on the local building typology, architectural design and practice, and architectural pedagogy. She is currently Senior Programme Director of Architectural Studies at HKU SPACE, as well as External Examiner for BEng Architecture (Hon) RIBA Part 1 at the University of Nottingham in Ningbo, China.

Mona is a member of the Appeal Tribunal Panel and Town Planning Appeals Board appointed by HKSAR’s Chief Secretary under the Buildings Ordinance and Town Planning Ordinance respectively. As an active member of HKIA, she currently serves on the Board of Educational Affairs, Paper 5 Subject Panel, Professional Assessment Review Committee, as well as being a Professional Assessment Advisor.

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Research Interests

  • Architectural Design and Practice
  • Principles and Practices of Building Codes
  • Hong Kong Building Typology
  • Architectural Pedagogy

Publications

Guan, R., Wong, W. S., & Yeung, T. N. (2008). The Contemporary Urban Housing and its Building Control in Singapore. The 7th China Urban Housing Conference, Chongqing, China, 26-27 September 2008.

Yeung, T.N. (2001). Reflections on Indian Architecture, HKIA Journal, Issue 62, 77-79, 2001, ISSN 1028-4842, published by EDGE MEDIA LIMITED.

Honours and Recognitions

Outstanding Teacher Award, HKU School of Professional and Continuing Education, University of Hong Kong (2009)

Honourable Mention, Fighting SARS Memorial Architectural Scene Design Competition, Hong Kong (2004)

Honourable Mention, The German-Canadian Cultural Centre Design Competition, Winnipeg (1989)

Dan Muir Memorial Award for Design Excellence, University of Manitoba (1988)

University of Manitoba Interior Design Award, University of Manitoba (1986)

Honorary Appointments

Member, Appeal Tribunal Panel, appointed by the Chief Executive under the Buildings Ordinance (Cap. 123), Hong Kong (2018-present)

Member, Professional Assessment Review Committee, Hong Kong Institute of Architects (2017-present)

External Examiner, BEng Architecture (Hon) RIBA Part 1, University of Nottingham, Ningbo, China (2017-present)

Member, Appeal Board Panel, appointed by the Chief Executive under the Town Planning Ordinance (Cap. 131), Hong Kong (2016-present)

Member, DOCOMOMO Hong Kong (2016-present)

Correspondent Member, DOCOMOMO Macau (2016-present)

Member, Board of Educational Affairs, Hong Kong Institute of Architects (2014-present)

Member, Continuing Professional Development Committee, Board of Educational Affairs, Hong Kong Institute of Architects (2014-16)

Member, Paper 5 Subject Panel, Hong Kong Institute of Architects/ Architects Registration Board Professional Assessment Committee (2013-present)

Chairlady, Overseas Excursion Organizing Committee, Board of External Affairs, Hong Kong Institute of Architects (2013-15)

Member, Board of External Affairs, Hong Kong Institute of Architects (2013-15)

Curator, Flash MOBile Workshop of the Hong Kong Shenzhen Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism\Architecture  (深圳香港城市\建築雙城雙年展) (2012)

Member, UIA Committee, Board of External Affairs, Hong Kong Institute of Architects (2011-15)

Professional Assessment Advisor, Hong Kong Institute of Architects/ Architects Registration Board Professional Assessment (2009-present)

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