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Cynthia Wong

Cynthia Wong

London, GB

 
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About 

Having proceeded into the design field eight years ago, I have worked on a wide range of projects in different scales, from interventions to residential development projects. I am always interested in the intersection between architecture and branding, and how the clash of both elements creates unique spatial experience to people. Hence, after having my year-out experience completed in a local architecture firm in Hong Kong and graduating from Architecture master course at Newcastle University, I decided to set up a design studio start-up which is under the business incubator program in the university, taking the idea into practice. 

Employment 

TA!LAB Design Ltd, Newcastle upon Tyne, GB, Co-Founder

TA!LAB is a spatial design collaboration between Cynthia Wong and Karl Mok that seeks to explore the intersection between design, space and branding. Having previously worked in Hong Kong and Kuala Lumpur, the pair have a singular focus to explore imageability in spatial design.

TA!LAB's vision is about creating spaces that tell stories; visual narratives that combine the spectacular with the ordinary. What we do is create designs that skilfully combine the physical with the intangible - physical spaces that are instantly engaging and hold the attention of a generation of social media savvy consumers.

Oct 2018 - current
 

Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, GB, Architectural Design Tutor

Aug 2018 - current
 

P&T Architects and Engineers Ltd, Hong Kong, HK, Architectural Assistant

Worked in Nam Cheong Development Project, Hong Kong.
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A large-scale mixed-used development with multiple architects working to realise the scheme. Involvement included but not limited to, the design of architectural features on the podium level including columns, ceiling, building lobbies, covered walkways and clubhouse.

/Developed design concept
/Conduct site visits
/Space planning
/Physical & digital moodboards
/Attended design meetings
/Created deisgn p
resentations
/ Digital 3d modeling building

Oct 2014 - May 2015
 

Wider Mbarara Project, Uganda, TZ, Project Committee

A live-build orphanage project for disabled children in Uganda.

-Involved in the designing, planning, constructing and landscaping process of the House of Love orphanage.
-Finished up the exterior and interior of the bedrooms in the orphanage.
-Toilets with water tanks were also completed.

Oct 2012 - Sep 2013
 

CKL Architects and Engineers Ltd, Hong Kong, HK, Architectural Trainee

Involvement of Public Rental Housing Development at Kai Tak Site. Worked extensively on renderings and presentation of project.

Jun 2011 - Aug 2011
 

Education 

Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, GB, MArch, Architecture

Sep 2016 - Jul 2018
 

Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, GB, Bachelors, Architecture

Sep 2011 - Jul 2014
 

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