News and Events

Discussion Series

Each year, a discussion series is organized around M.Phil and PhD students’ respective research topics. These talks are open to the public and offer an opportunity for students to present their work to other students of architecture, Faculty members, as well as members of the broader academic community at HKU.

Housing Shanghai: The Evolution of the Workers’ New Village, 1920s-2000s

Multi-layer System of Urban Open Space: A Montreal Study 

Environmentalism-Maintains Coevolution-Learns 

From the Urban to the Global and Back Again

Writing a Genealogy of Tropical Architecture
Jiat-hwee Chang
Assistant Professor, National University of Singapore

Climate-adaptive Urban Open Space Design Strategy in Workplace Environment for Comfort and Health

RPG Student Conference

Every two years, the Department hosts a Research Postgraduate Student conference focused on a research topic related to the organizing student’s scholarly interests. Previous conferences have included graduate students from around the world as well as invited established scholars within the discipline of architecture in the region and internationally, and faculty members of the Faculty of Architecture at the University of Hong Kong.

Urban and Architectural Translations in Modern Asia
RPG Student Conference
May 27-28, 2016

In ‘Transformation’: Assessing Architectural and Urban Change in Modern China
RPG Student Conference
May 24-25, 2013



CIB Student Chapter

The Department’s CIB Student Chapter organizes international conferences at regular intervals. These events provide Research Postgraduate Student students with a forum to present their current research to the public, meet other graduate students from other parts of the world engaged in similar research topics, and engage with relevant faculty from outside HKU as moderators.