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Anna Sum-yee Kwong


Anna Sum-yee Kwong
directs a private practice, Anna Kwong Architects & Associates, which undertakes projects around Asia.  With over 30 years of professional experience working at the commercial and public sector, she served as the conservation architect for many projects in Hong Kong SAR commissioned by the Catholic Diocese of Hong Kong; two have won the UNESCO Asia-Pacific Heritage Awards: the Catholic Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception and St Joseph’s Chapel in Sai Kung.  She graduated with her BA(Arch Studies)(Hons) and B Arch from Hong Kong University.  She is an Authorized Person and a registered architect in Hong Kong SAR and China. She has authored “Professional Practice for Architects in Hong Kong-Understanding the Building Ordinance”and“Architecture in Church Liturgical Design". She taught at the Department of Architecture, Hong Kong University as an Assistant Professor (part-time) and frequently serves as an external critic as well as juror for many awards and architectural/planning competitions. She is the president(2009 - 2010) of the Hong Kong Institute of Architects and a member of the Town Planning Board of the Hong Kong SAR Government. Her volunteer service to the community has been recognized by a Medal of Honour awarded by the Hong Kong SAR Government.