Patrick Lau

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Not to be confused with Patrick Lau Lai-chiu.
Prof.
Patrick Lau Sau-shing
SBS, JP
劉秀成
HK City Hall 香港正形設計學校 Chingying Institute of Visual Arts Design Show 2010 劉秀成 Patrick LAU Sau-shing.JPG
Patrick Lau at the Chingying Institute of Visual Arts Design Show 2010
Member of the Legislative Council of Hong Kong
In office
1 October 2004 – 30 September 2012
Preceded by Lau Ping-cheung
Succeeded by Tony Tse
Constituency Architectural, Surveying and Planning
Personal details
Born (1944-06-01) 1 June 1944 (age 70)
Macau
Nationality Hong Kong Chinese
Spouse(s) Ruby Lau Fu Lut-bing
Children Alexander Lau Gi-mun
Pandora Lau Sei-mun
Alma mater St. Paul's College
University of Manitoba
University of East Asia
Occupation Architect
Professor

Patrick Lau Sau-shing, SBS, JP (simplified Chinese: 刘秀成; traditional Chinese: 劉秀成, born 1 June 1944 in Macau) is an award-winning Hong Kong architect, legislative councilor, educator and civil servant.

He had been a representative on the Legislative Council of Hong Kong (LegCo) as a member for the Architectural, Surveying and Planning Functional Constituency, as well as a member of the Professional Forum party, between 2004 and 2012.

Between 1996 and 2000, he was head of the Department of Architecture, The University of Hong Kong.

Background[edit]

Lau was a student of St Paul's College, Hong Kong. After going to Canada, he graduated from the University of Manitoba in 1969 and returned to Hong Kong to teach at the University of Hong Kong in 1973. He earned his MBA in 1988. From 1996 to 2000, he served as the head of the Department of Architecture, The University of Hong Kong. He is a Fellow Member and Past President of the Hong Kong Institute of Architects (HKIA) as well as Honorary University Fellow, Honorary Professor and former Head/Professor of Architecture at the University of Hong Kong.

He is a designer for the following schools in Hong Kong:

Affiliations[edit]

  • Commission on Strategic Development
  • Antiquities Advisory Board
  • Hong Kong Housing Authority[1]
  • Hong Kong Security and Guarding Services Industry Authority
  • Ocean Park Corporation
  • Council of the Open University of Hong Kong and St. Paul's College
  • Chairman of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council Infrastructure Development Advisory Committee
  • Past Chairman of the Outstanding Young Persons Association
  • Past Chairman of the Professional Green Building Council
  • Past Vice Chairman of the Town Planning Board
  • Chairman of the Tender Committee of the Housing Authority

Awards[edit]

He won awards at the Hong Kong Institute of Architects awards in 1984, 1989, and 1996.

  • Outstanding Young Persons Award (1984)
  • Pacific Area Tourist Association Heritage & Cultural Award for designing the Sam Tung Uk Museum (1987)
  • HKUST Architectural Competition (1987)
  • HKIA Certificates of Merit for the
French International School (1984)
Hong Kong International School (1989)
the West Island School (1996)
  • American ACSA/AIA School Design Award (1990)
  • HKIA Outstanding Architect Award (1991), as well as:
HKIA Medal of the Year for designing the Australian International School
HKIA Medal of the Year for designing the Hong Kong International School
  • Artist of the Year Award (1999)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hong Kong Housing Authority and Housing Department - Housing Authority Members". Hong Kong Housing Authority. 7 April 2010. Retrieved 13 April 2010. 
Legislative Council of Hong Kong
Preceded by
Lau Ping-cheung
Member of Legislative Council
Representative for Architectural, Surveying and Planning
2004–2012
Succeeded by
Tony Tse