SKY YUTAKA is a multidisciplinary design studio working in the field of Architecture, Landscape and Design Research. We promote creation of sustainable public space and are active in the field of exhibition / environmental design and kinetic installations for cultural institutions, museums and galleries. SKY YUTAKA take a collaborative approach to design practice, research and academia. Our preoccupations into History, Culture, Technology, and Materiality are considered into the crafts and skills that the studio apply in the projects and design creation.
SKY YUTAKA adhere to the Professional Codes of Conduct under Hong Kong Chapter 408 The Architects Registration Ordinance and Code of Professional Conduct and the United Kingdom Architect’s Registration Board under Section 13 of the Architects Act 1997. Founding directors are members of the Hong Kong Institute of Architects (HKIA) and Royal Institute of British Architects (UK) and registered with the Architects Registration Board Hong Kong and United Kingdom.
SKY (Sarah Kwok Yan) Lee (HKIA, RIBA, ARB HK/UK):
Sky is a British trained architect, a graduate of the Bartlett School of Architecture, University College London. As a Founding Director of SKY YUTAKA, she is interested in exploring the culture of the city through small scale projects and exhibitions as well as engaging in design and research teaching at local academic institutions. Committed to improving the built environment and its engagement with the public realm, Sky has developed her architectural skills during practice in London and Hong Kong working on a variety of award winning international projects from small-scale through to challenging large scale mixed-use building typologies.
Yutaka Yano (HKIA, RIBA, ARB):
Yutaka moved to UK from Japan, at a young age and studied Architecture at The Bartlett, University College of London; his passion for process and research-led work resulted in receiving the prestigious RIBA Bronze Medal and “Sergeant Drawing Prize” from the Royal Institute of British Architects. He has professional experience in architectural practices in London, Hong Kong and South East Asia where he developed technical and design skills managing various private, public and commercial projects from concept inception to completion.
Concept and Feasibility Studies
Concept to Detail landscape design
Preparation of ACABAS submission
Exhibition architecture and scenography
Collaboration with International designers