William Tam

William Tam

Founder and Principal
ARVA
Hong Kong
 
 

After 25 years working at London Dockland Development Corporation in the UK and Rocco Design Ltd. in Hong Kong, William set up Arva Ltd. in 2015. With a series of award winning projects, William has developed a reputation for innovative design and pragmatic execution ranging from offices, residential, urban complexes, hotels, schools, art and cultural facilities, including museums, galleries and performance related facilities, civic buildings, such as government headquarters. He has been involved in a number of competition and award winning projects including the Kai Tak Residential Development in Hong Kong, Hefei TOD Urban Complex in An Hui, China, Chu Hai University College in HK, Okura Hotel in Taipei, Guangdong Museum in Guangzhou, HKSAR Government Headquarters in Tamar, Yunnan Museum, East Kowloon Cultural Complex, IFC urban complex and Airport Express HK Terminal, and the West Kowloon Cultural District in HK.

Alongside with practice, William is the Associate Professor of Practice at the University of Hong Kong, and the Adjunct Associate Professor at the Polytechnic University of HK. He also lectures on a range of subjects from urbanism, architectural typologies such as hotel, civic buildings etc.,  to the application of architectural technologies including façade and passive sustainable methodology around the region.

Zeth Ko

Zeth Ko

Senior Architect
Snøhetta
Hong Kong
 
 
Zeth Ko is a senior architect at Snøhetta. He co-chairs the Young Members Committee of the Hong Kong Institute of Architects and represents the institute in the Committee on Young Architects of ARCASIA. His devotion in developing high-rise office, cultural and educational projects shows how architecture mediates between tension and constraints in design and coordination processes.