TIEBEN, Hendrik (田恆德)

DipArch (TUBS), Post Dip (ETH ZURICH), DSc (ETH ZURICH), AKNW
Associate Professor
Director, MSc in Urban Design Programme

  • Address: Rm 306, AIT Building, CUHK
  • Telephone: 3943 8095
  • Email: hktieben@cuhk.edu.hk
  • Research Interest: Urban history, theory and design


Hendrik TIEBEN is an architect, urban designer, and Associate Professor at the School of Architecture of The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK). He received his architectural education in Germany, Italy and Switzerland.

In his doctoral dissertation at ETH Zurich he studied the relationship of architecture, history, memory and identity in context of the German reunification. At CUHK, Professor Tieben teaches urban design, theory and criticism. His research focuses on issues of rapid urbanization, urban regeneration, heritage, and identity. Hendrik Tieben is a Founding Member and Academic Advisor of the Hong Kong Institute of Urban Design, a registered architect in Germany (AKNW), and has practiced in Europe and Asia. In his current research, Professor Tieben focuses on urban transformation, heritage and identity in Hong Kong and Macau.