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With a Master of Architecture from The University of Hong Kong and Masters of Media and communications from The University of Arts London, Alison is an award-winning Registered Architect (HKIA ARB) with an interest in both Architecture and branding.

 

She believes the future of creative industries should be cross-disciplinary and innovative. With her experiences in design and project coordination in the Architecture and Advertising industry, she brings her expertise to develop a unique career in communications through spatial and non-spatial projects.

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Education

  • Registered Architect, HKIA, ARB

  • Master of Arts, Media, Communications and Critical Practice, University of the Arts London, London College of Communication  (2016-2017)

  • Master of Architecture, University of Hong Kong (2012-2013)

  • Università Iuav di Venezia, Summer scholarship (2012)

  • Bachelor of Arts in Architectural Studies, University of Hong Kong (2007-2010)

Experience

  • Curriculum leader and Tutor / Arts for Change (2020 - Present)

Designing and Teaching: AFTEC's Arts for Change project YMCA collaborative design Programme using

Design Thinking and Architectural skillset teaching.

  • Independent consultant (2019 - )

Current main areas of interest:

Architecture and spatial designs (Spatial planning, architecture and Interior design etc.)

Spatial storytelling and crafting spatial identities

Interdisciplinary collaborative design (with designers and craftsman) in Arts and community engagement projects

  • Architect | Studio T + S Ltd. (2019 - )

- CITIC Hangzhou Elderly social housing (Concept design)

- Pokfulam Residence Interior project (Design to project management)

  • Project Manager (Branding) | Constant Creative Ltd. (2018 - 2019)

- Pacific Place 2018 Christmas Campaign (Campaign project management)

- The NATE by District 15 Development (Brand project management)

- Diversal (APAC exclusive) by Steelcase (Brand project management)

  • Architect | Ronald Lu & Partners Ltd. (2016 - 2018)

- Hong Kong Airport Terminal 1 Food Court Revamp (Concept Design)

- Hong Kong Airport Terminal 1 Revamp Development (Design/ Feasibility)

- Hong Kong Airport Authority Skycity (Sustainability Building Design Feasibility and Development Study)

- Chow Tai Fook Wuhan Tower Masterplan and K11 Shopping Mall Retail (Design)

- Ho Man Tin One Luxury Residential Development for Goldin Financial &MTR Corporation (Design and Project Coordination)

  • Architectural Assistant | 10 Design Ltd. (2013 - 2015)

- Various design projects ranging from concept to detail design stages in the PRC and the Middle East. Specialise in residential and commercial projects.

  • Architectural Designer (Part time) | Hong Kong Polytechnic University  (2014 )

- Xiamen Zeng Cuo An (曾厝垵) Sustainable Development Workshop (Architectural Design and Placemaking Branding). A Joint Design & Research Workshop co-host by Xiamen University, Zhongshan University & Hong Kong Polytechnic University (Urban Planning and Building Real Estate Faculty)

 

  • Year Out / Rocco Design Ltd. 

- Tamar Government Headquarters ( Focused on the elevated bridges connecting to the headquarters)

Services

Architectural Design and Space planning

Interior Design (Residential | Commercial)

Exhibition and Installation design

Spatial Storytelling (Branding |Placemaking)

Collective Design thinking workshops

Interior styling | Furnishing Consultation

Awards

Micro to Nano | Merit Award, DFA Design for Asia Awards (2019)

Micro to Nano | Design Mark, Golden Pin Design Award (2019)

Fishing Bridge | Silver Award,  International Design Awards (2016)

Fishing Bridge | Architizer A+ Awards (2016)

Highly Commended | Creative Conscience Awards UK  (2015)

Emerging Architect of the Year | International Design Awards (2014)

Third Award | International Architectural Thesis Award: Re-thinking the Future (2013)