Puay Peng Ho

last updated 12/1/2017

Puay Peng Ho

Chairman and Professor of the Department of Architecture at The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Location:
14/F Cheng Yu Tung Building, Kong-hong, Shan, Myanmar

General Information

Education

First Class Honours degree - Architecture , University of Edinburgh

M.A. - Architecture , University of Edinburgh

Ph.D.University of London

Ph.D. - Art History , School of Oriental and African Studies

Affiliations

Member - Society of Architectural Historians

Member - Royal Institute of British Architects

Recent News  

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The University of Hong Kong Museum Society is pleased to present a tour of Japan from 7th to 15th May, 2016, with Dr. Puay-peng Ho, Professor of Architecture of The Chinese University of Hong Kong.
Prof. Puay-peng Ho received his First Class Honours degree in Architecture from the University of Edinburgh and a Ph.D. in Art History from the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. His thesis was focused on Buddhist art and architecture of the Tang dynasty. Prof. Ho is a member of the Royal Institute of British Architects and the Society of Architectural Historians. Currently, he serves on Town Planning Board, Antiquities Advisory Board and History Museum Advisory Panel, and is Chairman of the Council of Lord Wilson Heritage Trust. His research interests and publications are in the areas of Chinese art and architectural history, vernacular architecture, and architectural theory. He is also involved in many architecture conservation projects in Hong Kong. Puay-peng Ho Professor of Architecture, School of Architecture Director, Centre for Architectural Heritage Research

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The University of Hong Kong Museum Society

Half-day Seminar: Ancient Silk Road in Ningxia with Dr. Susan Whitfield & Professor Puay-peng Ho
Speakers Dr. Susan Whitfield & Prof. Puay-peng Ho Lecture 2: Western Xia Buddhism and its Art with Professor Puay-peng Ho Lecture 4 Xumishan Buddhist Grottoes with Professor Puay-peng Ho One hundred and thirty two caves at Xumishan, Ningxia province, spanning from Northern Wei to the Tang dynasty, can be considered as one of the most substantial grotto sites in China. Professor Puay-peng Ho, currently Dean of Students, is Chairman and Professor of the Department of Architecture at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He received his First Class Honours degree in Architecture from the University of Edinburgh and a Ph.D. in Art History from the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. His thesis was focused on Buddhist art and architecture of the Tang dynasty. Professor Ho is a member of the Royal Institute of British Architects and the Society of Architectural Historians. His research interests and publications are in the areas of Chinese art and architectural history, vernacular architecture, and architectural theory.

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Event

BY PUAY-PENG HO, Ph.D.
Dr. Ho will delineate the art and architecture of the Longxing Monastery in the contexts of Song Buddhism and art history. He will compare its innovative achievements with contemporary structures in Japan. Formerly from Singapore, Dr. Ho is the Chairman and Professor of the Architecture Department, Honorary Professor of Fine Arts, and the Dean of Students at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He received his M.A. in Architecture with honors from the University of Edinburgh and his Ph.D. from the University of London, School of Oriental and African Studies. The recipient of many research grants, he was a visiting scholar at Kyoto University supported by the Japan Foundation. He is an authority on China, vernacular and religious architecture within its environment.

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