Fanny AngCo-curator, City Villages

    Fanny Ang is one of the few young architects working in conservation. Following her Bachelor and Master degree studies in architecture and several years of architectural practice in Hong Kong, she carried out a further study in MSc (Conservation) in the University of Hong Kong and has been putting her focus on conservation since graduation with a distinction in 2008. She worked as an intern in UNESCO Asia- Pacific Headquarter Cultural Sector in 2007. She then joined the HKSAR Government in 2008 as a conservation architect to implement the “Revitalizing Historic Buildings through Partnership Scheme” and to work on a number of adaptive reuse projects in Hong Kong, including Tai O Police Station, Blue House, Haw Par Mansion, etc, as well as Purcell, an UK based conservation firm, to work on the conservation and adaptive reuse of colonial architecture in Hong Kong such as Central Police Station Compound, Jessville and Nam Koo Terrace.

    Apart from being the Honourable Mention winner of the Young Architect Award in 2010, she also won the “Revitalization of Tai O Design Competition” in 2008, was awarded with the Asian Cultural Council Fellowship in 2010 to research on the interface between architecture and the public in the U.S. and was named one of the 40 outstanding design professionals under the age of 40 by Perspective Journal in 2011. Fanny does not limit herself in architecture. Explosure to other form of arts includes set design (”Unpreditability”, an arts collaboration presented by ACC Alumni in 2012) and ceramic (one of the selected entry in “Teaware by Hong Kong Potters Competition” 2010 & 2012). She now continues her conservation career in LWK & Partners.