Professor David Ping-yee LUNG
David Ping-yee LUNG, SBS, JP, Registered Architect, Professor of Architecture, and Lady Edith Kotewall Professor in the Built Environment at The University of Hong Kong, is internationally recognized for his scholarship and work in the field of vernacular architecture, heritage conservation and World Heritage properties. He earned his Bachelor of Architecture, Master of Architecture and Master of Arts In Asian Studies from the University of Oregon, USA where he had taught and practiced before returning to Hong Kong in 1978. In the past 30 years, David Lung has served the public and the community extensively in town planning, urban renewal, heritage conservation, education, elderly and youth work. He is instrumental in bringing to fruition three World Heritage Inscriptions: Historic City of Macao, Kaiping Diaolou and Villages, and the Historic Cities in the Straits of Malacca.