Expertise & Research Interests
UNESCO World Heritage & Historic Preservation, Vernacular Architecture, Western Ecclesiastical Architecture & Theological Thoughts
Courses to Teach (22-23)
Traditional Sustainable Built Environment
Professor LUNG, Ping Yee David
B.Arch. (University of Oregon)
M.Arch., M.A. (University of Oregon)
M.A.C.S. (Chinese University of Hong Kong)
HK Registered Architect
A Registered Architect, Professor Lung studied architecture and Asian Studies in the University of Oregon USA and Christian Studies in the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He has practiced and taught architecture in the US and Hong Kong. His life-long interest is in the subject of vernacular architecture, an area where he has published and lectured for over 40 years.
Before joining Chu Hai College, Professor Lung was a Professor of Architecture and held the Lady Edith Kotewall Professorship in the Built Environment at The University of Hong Kong, where he had served as Head of Department and Dean of Faculty of Architecture. He is internationally recognized for his scholarship and work in the field of heritage conservation and World Heritage properties, of which he is instrumental in bringing to fruition three UNESCO World Heritage Inscriptions: Historic City of Macao, Kaiping Diaolou and Villages, and the Historic Cities in the Straits of Malacca.