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AIA Hong Kong YAG Networking Series – Emerging Architects: It’s a Business Too!

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 31/07/2018
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Location
The Artist House
Address
Fashion Walk, 9 Kingston Street, Causeway Bay

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Due to popular demand, this event is sold-out. 

Please contact Chapter office if you’re interested.

Please join us for our YAG Networking Series – Emerging Architects: It’s a Business Too! with Avoid Obvious Architects, COLLECTIVE and TheeAe LTD.  This event is free but please RSVP by 27/7 (Friday).  Walk-in guests will be charged HK$100.

While the challenges of pursuing a career in architecture may be daunting – from the amount of education required, the length of an internship, licensure and exams, and the need to gain practical experience – the challenges of starting your own practice can be even more terrifying! To help demystify the process of how several young architects have started their own businesses, this AIA Hong Kong Young Architects Group presentation will feature three practitioners who will discuss the process they went through and the unique challenges they faced.

The founders of Avoid Obvious Architects, COLLECTIVE, and TheeAe LTD.  will each spend 15 minutes on the ‘whys and hows’ of forming their own studios – and what they are doing to sustain them and continue their growth. The presentations will be followed by a Q&A session that promises to be interesting.

Refreshments sponsored by Noble House Development.

 

Young Architects Group Committee of the 2018 AIA Hong Kong Chapter

 

Speaker:

Betty Ng, Assoc. AIA

IG: @kybeng @collective_studio #collective_studio

B.Arch, Cornell University and M.Arch, Harvard University

Founded COLLECTIVE in 2015

AIA Hong Kong Chapter Programs Committee 2018

Betty was Design Director at OMA Rotterdam, and Assistant Professor of Architecture at the Chinese University of Hong Kong and at the University of Hong Kong.

 

Chris Cho, AIA

IG: @chris_woo_hyun_cho

Arch, Yeungnam University and M.Arch, College of Architecture and Urban Studies, Virginia Tech

Founded TheeAe in 2011

AIA Hong Kong Chapter Programs Committee 2018

Chris worked at SOM and Clark Nexsen and has won international design competitions.

 

Vicky Chan, AIA

IG: @avoidobvious

BArch, Pratt Institute

Founded Avoid Obvious Architects in 2012

AIA Hong Kong Chapter Programs Committee Co-Chair 2018

YAG Committee Co-Chair 2018

Vicky founded the volunteer organization Architecture for Children (AFC) to teach sustainable design and architecture in primary schools. AFC received a 2017 AIA Hong Kong Community Citation Award.

 

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