Emily Po

Emily Po

New York, NY, US



A designer who believes in the impacts of architecture in shaping human experience, generating socio-economic impacts and empower communities

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Columbia University, New York, NY, US, Studio Teaching Assistant

- Assist students in Core Housing and Advanced Studio courses, lead desk critiques and workshops
- Organise ‘Transfer Dialogues’ events and lecture series

Sep 2017 - current

nARCHITECTS, New York, NY, US, Summer Architectural Intern

- Generate concept design and produce presentation for RFP proposals
- Conduct programmatic research and create concept design for Made in NY project

May 2018 - Aug 2018

Eureka Design, Hong Kong, HK, Summer Architectural Intern

- Hong Kong Youth and Elderly Co-housing- concept and schematic design, model-making
- Hong Kong Kwu Tong Visitor Center- concept design

Jun 2017 - Aug 2017

Benoy Ltd, Hong Kong, HK, Architectural Assistant

- Taipei Xinyi Tower Competition- generate concept design, 3D modelling and presentation package
- Yunnan MixC Complex Project- concept and master plan design
- Taichung Intercontinental Baseball Stadium Master plan
- Shanghai Yangjing Complex- DD construction documents, interior design, collaborate with Branding Team

Aug 2015 - Jul 2016


Columbia University, New York, NY, US, MArch, Architecture

Sep 2016 - current

The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, HK, BArch, Architecture

Sep 2012 - May 2015

IE University, Madrid, ES, BArch, Architecture

Architectural Exchange Program

Sep 2014 - Dec 2014


Buell Center Paris Prize, 1st Place

Buell Center Paris Prize recognizes the work of Columbia GSAPP students whose studio projects most successfully address the terms and spirit of the 2015 Paris Agreement


Sir Ove Arup Prize for Structures, Award

University of Hong Kong


Annual Degree Show Exhibition, Other

University of Hong Kong


Reaching Out Award, Scholarship

HKSAR Government Scholarship Fund


Dean’s List, First Class Honours, Award

University of Hong Kong


Philip K H Wong Foundation Scholarship, Scholarship

University of Hong Kong


Areas of Specialization