UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG
FACULTY OF ARCHITECTURE

Su, Chang 蘇暢

BA(AS) HKU; MArch Harvard; RA; AIA

Su Chang is the principal of Su Chang Design Research Office and an adjunct assistant professor at the University of Hong Kong, where he teaches design studios, leads seminars on history/theory and sustainability/technology, and advises graduate thesis students. His teaching and design research revolves around architecture’s relationship with the water environment and explores new forms of public life and their spaces between architecture and landscape.

The work of Su Chang Design Research Office brings together design, research, and action to rebuild architecture’s relationship with the environment, provoking the imagination of architecture as geography. The projects envision architecture as spatial infrastructures that support future iterations and adaptations, encouraging sustainability, diversity, and participation. The work has been exhibited at the Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism/Architecture (Shenzhen and Hong Kong), Harvard University Druker Design Gallery (Cambridge), HKU PMQ Architecture Gallery (Hong Kong), RNH Space (Hong Kong, solo exhibition), and Cloud Gallery (New York, solo exhibition).

Chang’s writing and translation work similarly connect architecture’s physical presence to its participation in a more extensive geography of ideas, most recently in the Chinese edition of Iñaki Ábalos’s The Good Life: A Guided Visit to the Houses of Modernity (Tongji University Press, 2019) and Valerio Olgiati’s Non-Referential Architecture (forthcoming). Additional publications include essays, interviews, commentaries, and projects in Urban Design Environment, Landscape Architecture Frontier, Built Heritage, Wallpaper, Taiwan Architecture, and the Harvard GSD Platform. Chang is a founding member of Tangent Essays, an online and paper-based publishing platform that periodically features writings about architecture.

Chang is a licensed architect and a member of the American Institute of Architects, where he currently co-chairs AIA Hong Kong Chapter’s Programs Committee. Chang received his Master in Architecture with commendation and Dean’s Merit Scholarship from Harvard University Graduate School of Design. Previously, Chang was educated at Peking University, ETH Zürich, and received a Bachelor of Arts in Architectural Studies with First Class Honour and a full scholarship from the University of Hong Kong.

蘇暢是蘇暢設計研究室主持建築師,香港大學建築學系客席助理教授,任教建築設計、歷史理論及可持續技術,並指導研究生畢業設計。設計教學與研究探討建築與水環境的關係,關註建築與地景之間新的公共生活空間。

蘇暢設計研究室結合設計、研究與建造,探索新的方法重塑建築與環境的關係,開啟一種地理的建築想象。通過把建築視作靈活的基建空間,適應未來的使用與變化,強調空間的可持續性、多樣性與參與性。設計作品多次在國際展出,包括香港深圳城市\建築雙城雙年展、哈佛大學Druker設計展廊、香港大學PMQ建築展廊,香港RNH Space(個展)及紐約Cloud Gallery(個展)。

寫作與翻譯作品關注建築在不同領域的思想聯繫,包括《美好生活:現代建築導訪》(Iñaki Ábalos)與即將合作出版的《非參照建築》(Valerio Olgiati)並多次在《城市環境設計》《景觀建築學》《建成遺產》《Wallpaper卷宗》《台灣建築》及《哈佛Platform》等刊物發表。蘇暢也是建築寫作平台 《切線》 的創始成員。

蘇暢是註冊建築師、美國建築師學會會員、現任美國建築師學會香港分會公共項目委員會聯合主席。建築學碩士畢業於哈佛大學設計研究院,獲畢業嘉獎及院長獎學金;建築學文學士一級榮譽畢業於香港大學建築學系,獲全額獎學金;曾就讀於北京大學、蘇黎世聯邦理工學院 。

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