UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG
FACULTY OF ARCHITECTURE
People
Huang, Yinwu
B(Arch) Southeast University; MArch Southeast University; Nachdiplom ETHZ; MSc(Conservation) HKU

Yinwu Huang studied architecture at Southeast University in Nanjing and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETHZ), as well as architectural conservation at The University of Hong Kong. An experienced conservation architect in Mainland China, he is well known for his leadership role in an eight-year-long project to conserve and sustainably develop the historic village of Shaxi in Yunnan. For his outstanding effort in the Shaxi Rehabilitation Project, he was conferred a number of awards, including a Certificate of Exceptional Accomplishment in 2003 by the World Monuments Fund, the Award of Distinction in the 2005 UNESCO Asia-Pacific Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation, and the Award of Excellence in 2010 by the Jianchuan County Government.

 

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