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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

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Scopus ID : 56435540500

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics where Leung Kwok Prudence LAU is active. These topic labels come from the works of this person. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Hong Kong Social Sciences
architect Social Sciences
building Social Sciences
slum Social Sciences
cultural heritage Social Sciences
quality of life Social Sciences
aesthetics Social Sciences
sustainable development Social Sciences

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Research Outputs 2010 2018

  • 16 Paper
  • 7 Article
  • 1 Creative and Literary Works, Consulting Reports and Case Studies
architect
Hong Kong
typology
urban history
speculation

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

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

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

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

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper