Professor Ho holds the UNESCO Chair on Architectural Heritage Conservation and Management in Asia and is currently Head of Department of Architecture, School of Design and Environment, National University of Singapore. Having close to 30 years of experience in the academia, Puay-Peng’s main research interests are in architectural history and conservation practices, and how the knowledge can be translated in teaching and practice. Prior to joining NUS in 2017, Puay-Peng was Professor of Architecture and served as Director of School of Architecture and University Dean of Students at The Chinese University of Hong Kong. Sustaining his research is the quest to understand religious culture and its architectural forms. His main focus is Buddhist architecture and ritual of medieval China. Puay-Peng is a conservation consultant, architect and adviser to some 100 conservation projects in Hong Kong and Singapore since 2003, including PMQ, Haw Par Villa, Comix Homebase, Oil Street Art Space, Court of Final Appeal, and New Campus for Chicago University Booth School. Puay-Peng Ho was also appointed to many public and private boards and committees in Hong Kong, including as Chairman of the Lord Wilson Heritage Trust, member of Town Planning Board, Antiquities Advisory Board, and currently a member of Senior Advisory Board of Global Heritage Fund and a Patron of the International Dunhuang Project of British Library.
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