Ken Yeang


1208G1Dr Ken Yeang is the Chairman and Design Director of Llewelyn Davies Yeang (UK) and principal of its sister company Hamzah & Yeang (Malaysia), an international architecture firm.

Dr Yeang is best known for his signature deep green architecture and masterplans and has completed over 200 built projects. He is regarded as the inventor of the ‘bioclimatic skyscraper'. His research and design work have been published in several authoriative books - the latest being ‘'Ecoarchitecture - the work of Ken Yeang''.

He is a recipient of the Gold Medal from the Malaysian Institute of Architects, a distinguished Professor at the University of Illinois and has received a doctorate from Cambridge Unviersity (UK) on ecological design.

One of Hamzah & Yeang's most notable buildings - Solaris, a cutting-edge energy efficient building in Singapore has just been shortlisted in the UK by RIBA for this year's RIBA Lubetkin Prize, winner to be announced in October 2012.

He will be in Sydney on Thursday 25 October and in Melbourne on Friday 26 October 2012.

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