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Interview with Rocco Yim, architect of the Hong Kong Palace Museum

Distinguished alumnus and Adjunct Professor Rocco Yim (BAAS 1974; BArch 1976; Hon DSocSc 2013), Principal of Rocco Design Architects, is the mastermind behind the design of the newly opened Hong Kong Palace Museum (HKPM) at the West Kowloon Cultural District (WKCD).

In his interview with the HKU Alumni News, Rocco shares his vision and philosophy for designing the landmark museum, which displays more than 900 artefacts from the Palace Museum in Beijing, as well as antiquities from HKU’s University Museum and Art Gallery. The award-winning architect also reflects on how the city of Hong Kong has become both a challenge and an inspiration for his design, as he guides through the museum space in the following videos:

The Alumni News also features other architecture alumni and professors in the M+ collection at WKCD: https://anews.hku.hk/2022summer/?p=1665

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