• 3 Citations
  • 1 h-Index
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Chinese Name : 劉亮國

Variants : Lau, P., Lau, L.-K., Lau, P. L. K.

Dr. Prudence Lau received her PhD in Architecture from The Chinese University of Hong Kong. She is founding member of the Hong Kong Chapter of DOCOMOMO (Documentation and Conservation of buildings, sites and neighbourhoods of the Modern Movement), and has co-curated the first DOCOMOMO Hong Kong exhibition in 2013. She is collaborating with professionals and local organisations with the aim of raising awareness in the arts, cultural and urban heritage of Hong Kong and Asia in the modern period. Her teaching expertise includes subjects on cultural heritage and Hong Kong architectural history. Dr. Lau has also recently received the Early Career Scheme (ECS) grant from the University Grants Committee Research Grants Council for 2016-2018. She was recently awarded the President's Award for Outstanding Performance in Teaching (Individual Award- Early Career Faculty Member) at The Education University of Hong Kong in 2018. She is now undergoing studies in Early Childhood Education to further explore creativity and art education at a younger age. 

Research interests

  • Cultural heritage 
  • Modern Hong Kong
  • History of art and architecture
  • Modernism and modernity
  • Postcolonial studies

Professional information

Scopus ID : 56435540500

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Hong Kong Social Sciences
architect Social Sciences
building Social Sciences
historic building Earth & Environmental Sciences
slum Social Sciences
quality of life Earth & Environmental Sciences
cultural heritage Social Sciences
theater Social Sciences

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Research Outputs 2010 2019

  • 3 Citations
  • 1 h-Index
  • 16 Paper
  • 8 Article
  • 1 Creative and Literary Works, Consulting Reports and Case Studies

The right to landscape: Social sustainability and the conservation of the State Theatre, Hong Kong

LAU, L. K. P. & CHOW, P. Y. O., Jul 2019, In : Sustainability. 11, 15, 4033.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

historic building
Sustainable development
Hong Kong
Hong Kong
urban history
1 Citation (Scopus)

Quality of life in a "high-rise lawless slum": A study of the "Kowloon Walled City"

LAU, L. K. P., LAI, W. C. L. & HO, C. W. D., Jul 2018, In : Land Use Policy. 76, p. 157-165

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

quality of life
housing satisfaction
colonial government
cultural heritage
Hong Kong
sustainable development

Heritage Conservation and Policy in Hong Kong: The Case of the State Theatre

LAU, L. K. P., Oct 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper