Associate Professor, Programme Director, and Architect

Dr. Kristof Crolla is a Belgian architect who combines his architecture practice Laboratory for Explorative Architecture & Design Ltd (LEAD) with an Associate Professorship at the University of Hong Kong. After graduating magna cum laude as Civil Architectural Engineer from Ghent University in 2003, he practiced in Belgium at Bureau Buildings & Techniques and designed his first built project, House for an Artist. Dr. Crolla moved to London in 2005, where he trained and taught at the Architectural Association School of Architecture (AA). He worked for Zaha Hadid Architects for many years, where he led the design of the Antwerp Port House. In 2010, Dr. Crolla moved to Hong Kong, where his academic research and office work focuses on the strategic implementation of computation in architectural design practice. This work has been extensively exhibited internationally, including at the Venice Architecture Biennale, and led him to receive more than 30 international design, research and teaching awards, including the G-Mark (Japan), Architizer A+ (US) Awards, the 2016 World Architectural Festival Award for Small Project of the Year, and the RMIT Vice-Chancellor’s Prize for Research Impact. Dr. Crolla is best known for the projects Golden Moon (Hong Kong, 2012), ZCB Bamboo Pavilion (Hong Kong, 2015), and YEZO (Japan, 2020).

Offerings by Speakers

With Dr. Kristof Crolla

Friday 12th November, 2021
06:30 PM - 06:45 PM

Dr. Kristof Crolla: A Masterclass

Saturday 13th November, 2021
01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
SAR 500