Tetris Tower is home and exhibiting at Tai Kwun
After over 6 months of Venice Biennale, tower design “Tetris Living” is now home and exhibiting in the Venice Biennale Hong Kong Response Exhibition at Hall F, Tai Kwun. Exhibition Period: 14/02/2019 - 23/02/2019
Snowland Air Base Construction in Progress
Snowland Air Base is currently under construction. It is expected to be completed in the beginning of 2019.
Tower Design “Tetris Living” Exhibited in Venice Biennale
The tower design “Tetris Living” is currently showcased in Venice Biennale. It is a tower celebrating high-rise living with end-user participation and sense of neibourhood. Exhibition Period: 26/05/2018-25/11/2018.
Art Installation “Compact-ivating Oil Street” Showcased at Oi! North Point
The Art Installation “Compact-ivating Oil Street” designed by Fai Au is exhibiting at Oi! Art Space, North Point. This installation invites participants to design and assemble their own dream homes in the exhibition room. Exhibition Period: 06/04/2018-13/05/2018.
Fai Au’s Youth Housing Projects Featured in UABBHK 2017
The works of Fai Au’s HKU youth housing design studios 2015-2017 are featured in 2017 Bi-city Biennale of Urbanism/Architecture(Hong Kong). Exhibition period: Dec 12 2017 to Feb 11 2018.
Fai Au Co-curates 2017 Bi-city Biennale of Urbanism/Architecture (Hong Kong)
Fai Au co-curates 2017 Bi-city Biennale of Urbanism/Architecture (Hong Kong). The theme this year is “City Smart: Density 2.0”. Exhibition period: 12 Dec 2017 to 11 Feb 2018.
Church of Seed Featured in Braun’s New Book “Massive, Expressive, Sculptural: Brutalism now and then”
Church of Seed is featured in Braun’s new book “Massive, Expressive, Sculptural: Brutalism now and then”. This book showcases examples of brutalism from the past and the present by some of the greatest and most interesting architects.
Church of Seed Exhibited at PMQ 10x100 Exhibition
Church of Seed is exhibited at PMQ 10x100 Exhibition, which showcases 100 carefully selected architects’ projects, 50 each from Mainland and Hong Kong, during the contemporary urbanization in the past 10 years in China. Exhibition Date: 17/02/2017 – 05/03/2017.
Fai Au Spoke at ChinaGSD Shenzhen Symposium
Fai Au conducted his keynote speech for ChinaGSD Symposium “Culture and Innovation: The Life and Death of a Pragmatic City” in Shenzhen.
Church of Seed Featured in Phaidon’s New Book “This Brutal World”
Church of Seed is featured in Phaidon’s new book “This Brutal World”. This book is a curated collection of some of the most powerful and awe-inspiring Brutalist architecture ever built. It includes works by Le Corbusier, Mies van der Rohe, Frank Lloyd Wright and Louis Kahn.
ModelsTree Exhibited in ArtisTree Hong Kong
The installation “ModelsTree in ArtisTree – Stack Your Dream Home” designed by Fai Au, Philip Li and twenty young designers is being showcased in Reveal 2 Exhibition organized by HKIA. The exhibition will be held from September 10 to October 07 2016 in ArtisTree Hong Kong.
Snowland Museum Ground Breaking Ceremony
The ground breaking ceremony of Snowland Museum has been held on August 09 2016. Our Principal Fai Au introduced the design concept of the museum during the ceremony.
Snowland Museum Design in Progress
O Studio design team is designing for Snowland Museum, which will be the first landmark building of the Snowland Masterplan, and the first underwater museum in the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei district.
National Proteome Center Received 2016 IDA Silver Award
The Entrance Space Design for National Proteome Center has received Silver Award in Interior Category, 2016 IDA International Design Awards.
Church of Seed Received 2016 IDA Silver Award
Church of Seed has received Silver Award in Architecture Category, 2016 IDA International Design Awards.
National Proteome Center Selected as Finalist of HKIA Annual Awards
The Entrance Space Design for National Proteome Center has been selected as the finalist of Special Architectural Award – Architecture Interior in 2015 HKIA Annual Awards.
National Proteome Science Center Completed in Beijing
National Proteome Science Center has been completed in Zhong Guan Cun Life Science Park, Beijing.
Luofu Mountain Museum receives 2015 Design For Asia Merit Award
Luofu Mountain Museum designed by Fai Au with ADARC receives Merit Award of 2015 Design For Asia Awards. Read more
The Works of O Studio Architects Exhibited in Taiwan
The works of O Studio Architects were exhibited in “Past Present Future” – Tracking Hong Kong Architecture exhibition at Songshan Cultural and Creative Park, Taipei.
The Works of Fai Au’s HKU Housing Design Studio Exhibited in Taiwan
The works of Fai Au’s youth housing studio in HKU were exhibited in “Past Present Future” – Tracking Hong Kong Architecture exhibition at Songshan Cultural and Creative Park, Taipei.
Fai Au appointed assistant professor in the University of Hong Kong
Fai Au has been appointed as assistant professor to teach architecture studio in Department of Architecture, the University of Hong Kong.
Fai Au receives Young Architect Prize, Chivas 18 Architecture and Design Awards 2014
Our Principal Fai Au receives Young Architect Prize, Chivas 18 Architecture and Design Awards 2014. The Young Architect Prize is given to individual who has shown exceptional leadership and made significant contributions to the profession at an early stage of their architectural career.
Nature and Architecture is the awards focus in 2014. There are 2 facets of this focus:
- - The harmonious connection between architecture and its surrounding natural environment
- - Blending natural elements into architecture in terms of design elements, building materials and the overall building process
Fai Au receives Young Architect Prize and speaks at Chivas 18 Architecture and Design Awards Ceremony
O Studio Architects is selected as Commendation Entry in WKCDA Arts Pavilion Design Competition
"Pavilion + " by O Studio Architects with ARCA has been selected as Commendation Entry of WKCDA Arts Pavilion Design Competition. Read more
O Studio Architects Featured in “Architecture Now! Vol. 9”
O Studio has been featured in recently published “Architecture Now! Vol 9”. The book is edited by Philip Jodidio, published by Taschen. Read more
O Studio Architects participated in Agoras Green Architecture Exhibition and Forum
The works of O Studio Architects was exhibited in 2013 Agoras Guangzhou Green Architecture Exhibition, and our principal Fai Au shared his perspective in the Agoras Forum. Read more
Luofu Mountain Museum receives 2012 HKIA Merit Award for Projects outside Hong Kong.
Luofu Mountain Museum, a project designed by ADARC Associates Limited and our principal Fai Au receives 2012 HKIA Merit Award for Projects outside Hong Kong. HKIA Annual Award Exhibition will be held at Pacific Place, Admiralty from 24th May 2013.Read more
Fai Au Appointed as Habitat for Humanity Youth Build Ambassador 2013
Fai Au has been appointed as Habitat for Humanity Youth Build Ambassador 2013. Together with 10000 volunteers all over the world, he will build homes for families in the poor regions of nine Asian countries. In April he will go to Liangkou Town, Conghua in mainland China to build homes for families in need. Read more
Fai Au’s writing has been included in the book “Interdisciplinary Design: New Lessons from Architecture and Engineering”
Fai Au’s writing “A Necessary Resistance within Architect – Engineer Collaboration” has been included in the recently published book “Interdisciplinary Design: New Lessons from Architecture and Engineering”. The book is edited by Hanif Kara and Andreas Georgoulias, published by Harvard Graduate School of Design and Actar. Read more
Church of Seed Featured in "Architecture and Culture"
Church of Seed has been featured as part of the special issue "Religious Architecture" in the Korean architecture and design magazine "Architecture and Culture".
Church of Seed Receives Certificate of Excellence at the 2012 Perspective Awards
Church of Seed receives Certificate of Excellence in the Professional/Architecture category of the 2012 Perspective Awards. Read more
Church of Seed featured in “Concrete Architecture and Design”
Church of Seed has been featured in the recently released book “Concrete Architecture and Design”, published by Braun Publishing AG in Switzerland.
Church of Seed featured in Hinge
Church of Seed has been featured in the Hong Kong architecture and design magazine Hinge.
O Studio Architects has been shortlisted to participate in Xiqu Center Design Competition. The design team comprising Foster + Partners and O Studio Architects has been shortlisted to submit design proposal for the Xiqu Center, one of the first landmark buildings for the West Kowloon Cultural District, scheduled for completion at the end of 2015.
Church of Seed Featured in "Specifier"
Church of Seed has been featured in the Australian architecture and design magazine "Specifier". Read more
Church of Seed receives 2011 HKIA Medal of the Year for Projects outside Hong Kong. This is the highest honor of all awards given by HKIA to members’ works of architectural excellence outside Hong Kong and setting an outstanding benchmark in architectural profession. O Studio Architects is the youngest practice winning this award category so far.
HKIA Annual Award Exhibition is held at Pacific Place, Admiralty from 11th to 15th May 2012.
O Studio Architects Receives HKIA Annual Awards
In 2011 HKIA Annual Award Ceremony, O Studio Architects receives Medal of the Year for Projects outside Hong Kong from Mrs Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor, GBS, JP, Secretary for Development of HKSAR.
Church of Seed Featured on 2011 HKIA Annual Award Special Issue
Fai Au receives 2012 Perspective 40 under 40 Award
Fai Au has been selected as the winner of 2012 Perspective 40 under 40 Award. Organized by Perspective magazine, this is an annual award recognizing 40 outstanding young design talents around the globe. Read more
Church of Seed Featured on AIT
Church of Seed has been featured on the German architecture and design magazine AIT. Read more
Church of Seed Featured on Metropolis
Church of Seed has been featured on the New York architecture and design magazine Metropolis. Read more
Church of Seed featured on Case da Abitare
Church of Seed has been featured on the architecture and design magazine Case da Abitare.
Church of Seed featured on Milk X China
Church of Seed has been featured on the design magazine Milk X China.
Church of Seed shortlisted for 2011 HKIA Annual Award
Church of Seed has been shortlisted for 2011 HKIA Annual Award, Merit Award for Projects outside Hong Kong. Fai Au presented the design, construction progress and current built condition to the award jury panel at HKIA premise. Read more
Fai Au featured on YAA 20th Anniversary Publication
The research and works of Fai Au are published on “Still Building – Young Architect’s Award Recipients since 1990”, the YAA 20th Anniversary celebration booklet by Asian Cultural Council. Read more
Winner poster of Church of Seed is out
The high-resolution winner poster of Church of Seed has been uploaded to the World Architecture Community website and it is available for download. Read more
Church of Seed wins World Architecture Community Award
Church of Seed, completed in 2010, has been selected as the winner of 2011 World Architecture Community Award among 77 short-listed projects around the world. Read more
Fai Au Nominated for China Architecture Media Award
Fai Au has been nominated for the Young Architect Prize, 2010 China Architecture Media Award. He is one of the two Hong Kong architects being selected for the nomination. This prize aims at rewarding young architects who practice in the Greater China region and design with care about society and culture. Read more
Church of Seed Construction in Progress
Church of Seed is currently under construction. The ground –breaking took place in April 2010. The concrete structure is currently 50 % completed, and the building is expected to complete in November 2010. Read more
Luofu Mountain Museum featured on Harvard GSD Publication
Luofu Mountain Museum, built in 2009, has been featured in “A View on Harvard GSD vol. 2”, an annual publication showing works by Harvard GSD students. Read more
East Village Art District wins runner-up of ULI/Gerald D. Hine Competition
Fai Au, in collaboration with Harvard GSD teammates Shane Campbell, Ignacio Correa, Macy Leung and Xue Zhou, has won the runner-up of 2010 ULI/Gerard. D. Hine Urban Design Competition. Read more
Fai Au and his Harvard GSD Teammates Present Finalist Project at San Diego
Fai Au and his Harvard GSD Teammates presented their finalist project for ULI/Gerald. D. Hines Urban Design Competition at the Museum of Contemporary Arts, San Diego. The presentation catalyzed an exciting discussion among the Jury panel and the general public.
East Village Art District is selected as ULI Competition Finalist
Among 113 competition entries, East Village Art District Development has been selected as one of the four finalists in 2010 ULI/Gerard. D. Hine Urban Design Competition. Fai Au and his Harvard GSD teammates will enter stage 2 competition and present their works to the jury in April 2010. Read more
Fai Au Interviewed by Hinge Magazine
Fai Au was interviewed by Hing Magazine Hong Kong. He shared his view on architecture and Philosophy.
Fai Au Featured in Interior Architecture of China Magazine
Fai Au talked about his recent works and design philosophy in the magazine special feature titled “Impersonal, Experimental and Flexible”. Read more
Fanling Classic Car Museum Exhibited at HKIA Annual Award Ceremony
Fai Au received his YAA award at the 2007 HKIA Annual Award Ceremony. The winning project, Fanling Classic Car Museum will be exhibited in Pacific Place, Admiralty from 26 April to 10 May 2008.
Fai Au Presented at HKIA Annual Award Press Conference
Fai Au presented his winning project, Fanling Classic Car Museum to the media at the HKIA Annual Award Press Conference. The proposed transformation of the former magistracy court to a classic car museum became the core interest of the media.
Fai Au wins the 2007 Hong Kong Young Architects Award
After the finalist interviews the Jury decided to award Champion to Fai Au. His winning design project, Fanling Classic Car Museum and his professional portfolio were well recognized by the jury. Read more