Steve Phillips is an Assistant Professor in the MSc Conservation Programme at the Division of Landscape Architecture at the University of Hong Kong. He is a Registered Architect qualified in the UK and an Associate Member of the Hong Kong Institute of Architectural Conservationists. In HK since 2010, he is currently managing the architectural studio, Purcell Asia Pacific Limited as Associate Partner, as well as overseeing the delivery of many commissions of Hong Kong’s most revered heritage buildings.
With 20 plus years’ experience working on conservation led projects in Hong Kong and the UK, he has amassed extensive experience delivering feasibility studies, developing technical packages, and running construction phase projects. This included leading the alteration and interior restoration works packages on the 16 heritage buildings at Tai Kwun – Centre for Heritage and Arts.
Having worked on a wide variety of public and private projects including those under the Financial Assistance for Maintenance scheme and a series of high-profile revitalization schemes, he brings a collaborative and pragmatic approach to conservation. As an active member of Purcell’s sustainability group, Steve is focused on delivering high quality outcomes, that continue to raise the standard of conservation practice in Hong Kong.