Wilfred Leung

Wilfred Leung

Boston, MA, US


Contemporary History

Traditionally, we tend to view historic structures as individual relics of a bygone time. This thesis questions the potential in awarding historic structures the opportunity to respond to contemporary challenges without losing its historic depth. Sensitivity lies in how well the intervention reconnects the physical remnants of the past with the evolving social and cultural reality of the present, to connect man back to his history while grounding him in the contemporary. I chose a 14th century village in Hong Kong as a testing ground for the exploration. Diversity in cultures and scales pose an interesting challenge. For more information, please visit

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Status: School Project
Location: Hong Kong, HK
Additional Credits: Critic: Thomas Gardner