Chen Yongming is an architect, curator, and Ph.D. Candidate at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK). In the CUHK M.Sc. in Urban Design programme, Yongming contributes to the introduction to urbanism and visualization course, as well as studios, workshops, reviews and tutorials. He also acts as a visiting scholar at UC Berkeley and a member of the Society of Architectural Historians (SAH). His research specialises in trans-disciplinary issues of rapid urbanization, urban regeneration, heritage, culture, identity and public engagement. He is the recipient of numbers of international design awards, including Archiprix International Moscow 2013 (Hunter Douglas Award), UIA 2011 TOKYO International Competition (Honorable Mention), etc. Recently, he was the exhibitor of the 15th International Architecture Exhibition, the Venice Biennale Architettura and the 7th Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism\ Architecture, etc.
Hendrik TIEBEN is Associate Professor and Director of the MSc in Urban Design programme at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK). His research focuses on public space and community empowerment in Asian cities. Since 2013, he developed the project Magic Carpet-Re-envisioning Community Space. He is the Hong Kong partner of different international Forum on Urbanism. Hendrik Tieben is a registered architect in Germany and a founding member of the Hong Kong Institute of Urban Design.
In 2018, Chen Yongming's joint work with Hendrik TIEBEN was exhibited in the exhibition Infrastructural Territory: The Spatial Foundation of National Discourse at OCAT Shanghai.