Curriculum Vitae

Name: Wong Yunn Chii
Present Appointment: Associate Professor
Contact Information: 
Department of Architecture
School of Design and Environment
National University of Singapore
10 Kent Ridge Crescent
Singapore 119260
Tel: (65) 516-3408; fax: (65) 779-3078; email:
Research Areas:
History of Modern Architecture (Singapore), Contemporary Architecture
Industrial Architecture and Planning.
Teaching Areas:
Architecture Design
History, Theory and Criticism of Singapore & Modern Architecture
Academic/Professional Qualifications:
AB, BS (Civil Engineering) (1978, 1983), Washington University- St. Louis, Missouri, USA.
MArch (1983), Washington University- St. Louis, Missouri, USA.
PhD (1999), MIT-Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Awards/Honours (Post-PhD):
Career History:
Architect Intern at Christner Partnership (St Louis), Onno Griener/Martin van Goor Architects (Amsterdam), HOK-International (HongKong) (1981-3)
Lecturer (1983-99); Assistant Professor (1997-2005), Associate Professor (2005-present)National University of Singapore
Administrative Leadership:
Head, Department of Architecture (2007-present)
Editor. Journal of Southeast Asian Architecture (1994-present)
Director (Research), Center of Advanced Studies in Architecture (1994-2000); (2005-)
Professional/Consulting Activities:
Akitek Tenggara. 1st. Prize Winning KK Children/Women Hospital; private residence design.
1999 Principal Investigator, JTC-funded Research project on industrial architecture
Curator: Venice Biennale (2004), URA Exhibition (2005/2008)
Major Publications (Maximum of 3):
Singapore 1:1 (City) and Singapore 1:1 (Island)
PWD-Singapore Architecture, Inter-war Years
Second Nature, Singapore Inaugural Architectural Exhibition-Venice Biennale 2004
Updated: 16 July 2008