UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG
FACULTY OF ARCHITECTURE
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Au, Fai 歐暉
BArch RMIT; MDes Harvard; MA(Philosophy) CUHK; HKIA; RA(HK)

Fai Au is Assistant Professor at the University of Hong Kong, teaching BAAS, MArch design studios and supervising MArch Thesis students.  He previously taught MArch design studios in the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He is the founder and principal of O Studio Architects. He received his Master in Design Studies from Harvard University Graduate School of Design, Bachelor of Architecture from Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology and Master of Art in Philosophy from the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He is a registered architect in Hong Kong and a member of Hong Kong Institute of Architects. He is the winner of 2020 Architectural Record’s Design Vanguard, the winner of Young Architect Prize, 2014 Chivas 18 Architecture and Design Awards, the winner of 2012 Perspective 40 under 40 Award, the champion of 2007 Hong Kong Young Architects Award, and the nominee of Young Architect Prize, 2010 China Architecture Media Award.

Fai Au previously practiced at Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA) in Rotterdam. In 2011 Fai Au found O Studio Architects in Hong Kong and led his design team to deliver a number of award-winning projects: Church of Seed received HKIA Medal of the Year in 2011 and O Studio Architects is the youngest practice winning this highest honour so far; Luofu Mountain Museum won Merit Prize for 2012 HKIA Annual Award and 2015 Design for Asia Awards; the joint team of Foster + Partners and O Studio Architects was chosen as the final five to design WKCD Xiqu Center in 2012.

Fai Au is the co-curator of 2017 HKSZ Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism\Architecture (Hong Kong). His works have been featured in various exhibitions including 2018 Venice Biennale, 2018 Play to Change Exhibition, 2017 HKSZ Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism\Architecture, 2017 PMQ 10×100 Exhibition, 2016 “REVEAL 2: +-x÷” Exhibition, 2015 “Past Present Future – Tracking Hong Kong” Exhibition and 2013 Agoras Green Architecture Exhibition.

歐暉現任香港大學建築系助理教授 ,教授建築學士、碩士設計課程及畢業論文, 他亦曾於香港中文大學建築系教授碩士設計課程。他是構詩建築的創建者及主持建築師、美國哈佛大學設計研究碩士、澳洲墨爾本皇家理工學院建築學榮譽學士及香港中文大學哲學文學碩士、 香港註冊建築師及香港建築師學會會員。他是2020年建築實錄設計先鋒得主、2014年Chivas 18建築設計年獎青年建築師獎得主、2012年透視四十驕子得主、2007年香港青年建築師獎冠軍得主,並獲提名2010年中國建築傳媒獎青年建築師獎。

歐暉曾於荷蘭大都會建築事務所實踐,2011年在香港創建構詩建築,帶領事務所參與多個設計項目並獲得殊榮,其中包括:種子教堂獲得2011年香港建築師學會年獎最高殊榮- 境外建築全年大獎,構詩建築是歷年獲得此項殊榮的最年青事務所;羅浮山博物館獲得2012年香港建築師學會境外建築優異獎及2015年DFA亞洲最具影響力設計優異獎;2012年聯同英國福斯特建築事務所進入香港西九文化區戲曲中心設計比賽最後五強。

歐暉是2017年港深城市\建築雙城雙年展聯合策展人,他的設計作品曾於世界各地多個設計展覽展出,包括2018威尼斯建築雙年展、2018玩轉「油」樂場設計展、 2017港深城市\建築雙城雙年展、2017 PMQ十年百名建築展、2016 「築.自室貳之家−城÷」建築設計展、2015「築.跡」香港建築展及2013 Agora綠色建築設計展等等。

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