UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG
FACULTY OF ARCHITECTURE
People
Wang, Wei Jen 王維仁
BSc, MSc(Nat Taiwan); MArch(UC Berkeley); FHKIA; HKID

Wang Weijen is a Professor in the Department of Architecture at the University of Hong Kong. He is a graduate of UC-Berkeley and Taiwan University. His research mainly focuses on Chinese architecture and cities, including the transformation of courtyard typology, urban fabric and public space in historical and contemporary Chinese cities, and the typology of the Chinese temple.

Recent publications include Re-fabricating Cities: A Reflection (2010), Re-generating Patio: Study of Macau Historical Urban Fabric (2011), a special issue of Taiwan Architect (185; 2011), and UED (053), “Urban Courtyardism: Design Works by Wang Weijen”, also in 2011.

His design projects have won several AIA Design Awards, a Far Eastern Architectural Award, as well as Green Building Award and HKIA Award. They have been exhibited at venues around the world, including the Taipei Museum of Modern Art, Beijing Architecture Biennale, Shenzhen Biennale of Architecture and Urbanism, and Venice Architecture Biennale of 2008. He was also the curator of 2007/1008 Hong Kong – Shenzhen Biennale of Architecture and Urbanism.

In 2008-2009, he was a visiting associate professor in the Department of Architecture at MIT.

王維仁,香港大學建築系教授及王維仁建築研究室主持人,美國建築師學會及香港建築師學會會員,柏克萊加州大學建築碩士,台灣大學土木工程研究所碩士及台灣大學地質系學士。曾任2007年香港建築雙年展策展人,2008年美國麻省理工學院客座副教授,南京大學, 新竹交通大學及同濟大學客座副教授,美國TAC建築師事務所協同主持人。其研究領域為合院建築形態演變,中國寺廟建築形態,傳統及當代中國城市肌理與城市空間。

作品與文章發表於 Stradt Bauwelt,TA,WA,Dialogue,Domus China,UED 等國內外期刊,包括牛津大學出版社的<思考再織城市>;<圍的再生:澳門歷史街區城市肌理研究>,台灣建築以及城市環境設計的專輯<王維仁及其都市合院主義>。

設計獲獎包括1999,2001,2002年美國建築師學會設計獎;2001,2002,2003臺灣遠東建築獎;2012及2008年香港綠色建築獎;2009年香港建築師學會獎。作品獲邀參展包括威尼斯建築雙年展,北京建築雙年展,深圳建築城市雙年展,香港建築城市雙年展,成都建築雙年展, 臺北市立美術館等。

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