Sarah Kwok Yan Lee:
Sarah is a Hong Kong based British trained architect. A graduate of the Bartlett School of Architecture, University College London she was awarded a Commendation for her extended study into the semiotics of space and formation of spatial identity. As a Founding Director of SKY YUTAKA, she is interested in exploring the culture of the city through small scale projects and exhibitions in Hong Kong as well as being engaged in her design and research teaching at local academic institutions. Committed to improving the built environment and its engagement with the public realm, Sarah has developed her architectural skills during practice in London and Hong Kong working on a diverse variety of award winning international projects from small-scale through to challenging large scale mixed-use building typologies.
Born in Japan, at a young age Yutaka moved to UK 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 Royal Institute of British Architects. Post graduation he gained professional training while working at architectural offices in London, where he developed technical and design skills, managing various private and commercial projects from concept inception to completion. Yutaka moved to Hong Kong in 2005 to join international multi-disciplinary architecture office where he expanded his skills and experience in key sectors including large scale Master Planning, High-Density Residential Planning, Commercial Offices, High-Rise and Mixed Use Projects in Asia, China, India and UAE. Yutaka is passionate about the design process and the quality of built environment; He has actively pursued his own interests with SKY YUTAKA, a design studio he co-founded.
List of past and present studio personnel:
Audrey Chan Kai Qing, Dorothy Kan Kin Leung, Wing Kiu Lau, Aaron Yu Ka Long, Matthew Ho Chi Yan, Viola Sze Wing Poon, Deedee Pun Tik Chung, Roy Ip Tsz Wan, Hijiri Nagasawa, Cheng Nga Ki Katie, Yvonne To, Benny Chun Lok Ng, Kyle Jinwook Jang, Ivan Hung, Tommy Lam Chun Chung, Milky Choi Ying Fung, Yip Wing Siu, Redelle Lee, Karen Kwok Nga Lam, Tammy Lee, John Lau Kai Yin, Wing Wu Tsz, Venus Lee Chuen Fan, Zero Yip Chau Kit, Margaret Chang, Bree Cheuk Ning Law, Yuen Ling Ho, Angelica Kwok, Winnie Fan Wing Sze, Jeun Diane Lam, Winnie Wai Han Lam, Jocelyn Wong, Shawwin Wu Yijun, Man Li, Amber Shen Huijun, Ray Lam