Koo Siu Fung

Landscape Architect.
Registered Landscape Architect.

BA (Hon.), Bachelor of Arts, Chinese University of Hong Kong, 1975

Master of Landscape Architecture, University of Hong Kong, 1997

Professional Member of Hong Kong Institute of Landscape Architects HKILA 2002

Registered Landscape Architect RLA 2009

1996 Merit Award, Landscape Design Category, Green Project Award, Urban Council and HKILA Project: Plant Movement

2015 Hong Kong Institute of Architects Special Architectural Award Heritage and Adaptive Re-use for the design of Jao-Tsung-I Academy

2015 Good Design Award Japan Best 100 for the design of Jao-Tsung-I Academy

2016 UNESCO Cultural Heritage Conservation Honorable Mention, Revitalization of the Old Tai Po Police Station into the Green Hub for Sustainable Living Hong Kong SAR China

2016 MERIT AWARD HKILA Design Awards 2016 Green Hub

2016 Green Building Award GRAND AWARD Existing Building Category


2018 The Blue House cluster – three 20th century shophouse blocks in Wan Chai – was given the Award of Excellence, the highest level in four categories, in this year’s Unesco Asia-Pacific Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation.  


Working Experience:

2015-now- Assistant Professor, Landscape Architecture, Department of Architecture, Chu Hai College of High Education.

2009-13- Director, Landscape Workshop Ltd.:

  • 2016-2018- Poly University Hong Kong Revitalization of Campus, Stage 1 & 2
  • 2018 Application for Watervale House, Historic Building Revitalization Scheme
  • 2018 Hong Kong Airport Authority Landscape and Visual Plan (LVP) independent checker
  • Landscape Consultant for HK Ink Society, King Yin Lei Revitalization submission
  • Landscape Consultant for Hong Kong Country Club Tree Compensation submission
  • The Green Hub, Revitalizing Building Through Partnership Scheme of Old Tai Po      Police Station for the Kadoorie Farm & Botanic Garden Corporation,
  • SCC Submission for Lot No.2293 Kam Sheung Rd., Yuen Long, N.T.
  • Landscape Consultant and SCC Submission for Lot No. 37, Area 55b, Tung Chung
  • Revitalization of Lai Chi Kok Hospital, Jao Tsung –I Academy
  • Residential Development at Inverness Road, Kowloon Tong, LMP, VIA and Tree 
  • Tree Felling Application for MLP, Developer Chinachem Ltd.
  • Kweilin Street Residential Development with a New Asia College Memorial Garden, developer URA & Chiang Kong Holding Ltd.,
  • Revitalization and Conservation Landscape Proposal for Blue House Cluster
  • Tree Survey of Cattle Depot for Development Bureau
  • Tree Survey of Anton Villa, 313 Castle Peak Road for Substance Lab.
  • PreliminaryTree Survey of Fanling Majesty for China Point Consultant Ltd.
  • Tree Survey of Swine Hostel, Lantau Island

2008-2010 Instructor of Cultural Studies Courses Tung Wah Community College Chinese U

2008-2009-10 Landscape Consultant, HKIPCC, Revitalization of Lai Chi Kok Hospital

2007 Chief Consultant, Design, EA Design (Guangzhou), Landscape Projects in Guangzhou, Wuzhou, PRC.

2006 HKUSPACE Teaching Chinese Landscape

2005 – 06 Landscape Consultant, Meta4 Design Forum Ltd, Shen Hing Plaza, Shenzhen

2003- 2005 Landscape Architect, Planning Department, HKSAR Government

2003-2004 HKUSPACE Teacher, Landscape Architecture in Architecture Diploma Course

2001§ Senior Research Assistant, Dept. of Architecture, University of Hong Kong

2000-03 § ACLA, Project Graduate Town Ecological Park Suzhou, PRC.

Project Manager, Concord Land Development Co. Ltd. Residential project in Shanghai, PRC.

Landscape Designer, RDL Asia, Shunde Poly-technique, Shunde, Guangdong, PRC.

Assistant Landscape Designer, Urbis Ltd

1998-2000 Landscape Architect Graduate, ArchSD HKSAR Gov., hospital, schools, parks

1997-98 Assistant to Principal, Team 73, residential and commercial landscape in PRC, HK

1996-97 Summer Student Worker for Highway Dept. & TDD, HKSAR Government

Research Project

2007-09 The Landscape Image of Hong Kong

2006 New Landscape Design in Modern China

2001 Walkability in Hong Kong

Participation in HKILA

2002 – 07 Member of Publication Committee, HKILA

§Editor, Yuanlin, the professional journal of HKILA

2000 – 01 Chairman of Publication Committee, HKILA

§Editor, Yuanlin, the professional journal of HKILA

1998 – 1999 Hon. Treasurer

1997 – 1999 Translation Advisor

Articles and Papers

2016 On gardens in Kyoto Dai Kung Pao

2016 On Food Dai Kung Pao

2015 On the Internet Dai Kung Pao

2015 On Cinema I, II Dai Kung Pao

2008-05-30 How to read a city Book Club Chinese University of Hong Kong

2008 Recently I have been thinking….. Yuanlin

2006 Specification for Landscapes Building Works,Mainland and Hong Kong Conference on the City Infrastructure Construction & Building Market Monitoring Technical Papers, Urumqi  

2006 Changdi, the Bund in Guangzhou, Yuanlin

2000-2001 Book Review, Liang & Lin, Yuanlin, also published in Amazon.com

2000-2001 Photo Essay: Grounds for Sculptures, Yuanlin

2000 The Need for a Policy on Landscape/Greening in Hong Kong, HKILA

1999 Twenty Years of Landscape Architecture Practice in Hong Kong, Mainland and Hong Kong Conference on the Management Systems of the Engineering and Construction Industry and Urban-Rural Planning Technical Papers Beijing

1989-1999 To be Visible or Invisible: An Issue of Design Intent in Landscape Architecture, with Leslie Chen Yualin

1992-2 Hong Kong Landscape Architecture, with Leslie Chen, Perspective