Thomas<br />Chung

Hong Kong

Assistant Professor at the School of Architecture, CUHK. He read architecture at the University of Cambridge, and has practiced as a registered architect in the United Kingdom.His research interest involves understanding how architecture contributes to the urban order of the modern city with respect to the broader cultural ground in question. He is currently researching on the interplay of architecture with urban representation and cultural imagination in Hong Kong, and the structure of commemorative space in urban settings within the East Asian context.

Recent book publications include Refabricating City: A Reflection. Oxford University Press, 2010, 299 pgs (co-authored with W. Wang), and Mapping the fields of gods. Hong Kong: School of Architecture, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2010, 106 pgs.

Besides publications, he is actively engaged in interpreting theoretical discourse through exhibitions and creative works. He was curator of theme and exhibition for Refabricating City, the inaugural Hong Kong & Shenzhen Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism\Architecture 2007, and has exhibited in the same Biennale in 2009, as well as the preeminent Venice Architecture Biennale 2010. Recently, he was elected Visiting Fellow of Clare Hall, Cambridge to further his research in the Urban Metabolism of Hong Kong.