• WOO KAR FAI 胡家輝
    BSSc (A.S.) (Hons.) (CUHK) / M Arch (CUHK) / HKIA / Reg. Arch (HK) / Authorized Person (Architect)


    Being an Authorized Person and a Registered Architect in Hong Kong with numerous local and international experience in both design and building construction, Woo Kar Fai is one of the founders of AT ZERO Design Ltd. During his practice in OMA (Office for Metropolitan Architecture) Asia Ltd., Edge (HK) Ltd. and Aedas Ltd., he has greatly involved in a comprehensive range of projects such as Sheraton Walker Hill Hotel extension in Korea, an innovative fashion building  - MWD in Korea, the design proposal of a 100,000m2 shopping mall - YOHO Town in HK, the renovation of The Landmark in Central, certain urban planning projects and interior fitting-out works. In 1999, Woo Kar Fai and his team were awarded the Honorable Design of Re-unification Monument of Hong Kong competition by HKSAR. In 2004, Woo Kar Fai was awarded the Honorable Mention of Young Architect’s Award 2004 by The Hong Kong Institute of Architects. In 2007, he was one of the invited architects for the 40 Under 40 Chinese Architectural Exhibition held in Shanghai. In 2011, ATZ was the winner of HUGO BOSS Facade Design Concept 2011 competition. In 2015, ATZ was awarded the 2nd Runner-up of The 8th Hong Kong Lighting Design Competition and Hong Kong’s Most Valuable Companies Annual Award. Currently, ATZ has been working for flagship store projects for different high-end retail brands like BOTTEGA VENETA/ CARTIER/ CELINE/ COACH/ DOLCE & GABBANA/ DIOR/ GIROGIO ARMANI/ GRAFF/ HUGO BOSS/ LONGCHAMP/ MCM/ MONTBLANC/ NIKE/ PANDORA/ RALPH LAUREN/ TIFFANY/ VAN CLEEF & ARPELS and some renovation projects for prestigious shopping malls like  HARBOUR CITY and SOGO in Hong Kong & China.

  •  Awards

    Cerificate of Archievement in Building Construction, CUHK, HKSAR [1998]
    Honorable Design - Re-unification Monument of Hong Kong, HKSAR [1999]
    Honorable Design - CAA 5th student competition, CAA, England [2000]
    Honorable Design - A Key for Future Mobile Solution, BMW & DOMUS, Italy [2001]
    Honorable Design - Young Architects’ Award 2004, HKIA, HKSAR [2004]
    Shortlisted – Young Architects’ Project Fund 2004, HKIA, HKSAR [2005]
    Shortlisted – Venice Biennale Exhibition Proposal, HKIA, HKSAR [2006]
    Winner – NIKE Beijing Flagship Design (Invited Competition), US [2007]
    Winner – HUGO BOSS Facade Design (Invited Competition), Germany [2011]
    2nd Runner-Up – The 8th Hong Kong Lighting Design Competition, HKSAR [2015]
    Merit – Hong Kong’s Most Valuable Companies Annual Award, HKSAR [2015]

     

     

  •  Publication

    "HINGE" magazine Vol.58, HKSAR - Re-unification Monument of Hong Kong [1999]
    "HINGE" magazine Vol.58, HKSAR - Thesis of Master Degree [1999]
    "DOMUS" magazine Vol.835, Italy - A Key for Future Mobile Solution [2001]
    "New Home" magazine Vol.1, HKSAR - Future Living Concept [2001]
    "HKIA Journal", HKSAR - Young Architects' Award 2004 [2005]
    "HKIA Annual Awards 2004", HKSAR - Young Architects' Award 2004 [2005]
    HINGE” magazine Vol.140, HKSAR – Caritas Centre by ATZ [2007]
    HKIA Journal” Vol. 49, HKSAR – “The Shed” [2007]
    HKIA Journal” Vol. 56, HKSAR – “Interior Aspiration” [2009]
    HKIA Journal” Vol. 57, HKSAR – “Development Trend of Residential Architecture” [2010]
    Are You? CENTRAL” by Hongkong Land, HKSAR – “CENTRALites” [2009]
    JET” magazine Vol. 141, HKSAR – “Longchamp - I am Who I am” [2014]

     

     Event & Exhibition

    Press Conference, HKSAR - Re-unification Monument of Hong Kong Competition [1999]
    Entry Exhibition, Austria - Future Vision Housing Competition, Architecture Forum [2000]
    Public Exhibition, Italy - A Key for Future Mobile Solution Competition [2001]
    Public Exhibition, HKSAR - West Kowloon Cultural District, Fringe Club [2005]
    Prize Presentation & Exhibition Opening Ceremony, HKSAR - HKIA Annual Awards 2004 [2005]
    Public Exhibition, HKSAR - Threshold to Architecture HKIA 50th Anniversary Exhibition [2006]
    Public Exhibition, Shanghai – 40 Under 40 Chinese Architectural Exhibition [2007]
    Public Exhibition, HKSAR - The 8th Hong Kong Lighting Design Exhibition  [2015]
  • Teaching

    Tutor - "Experiencing Architecture", CUHK [1998]
    Public Lecture - "Urban Sustainablility", South China University of Technology, PRC [2002]
    Part-time Instructor - Higher Diploma in interior design, The Art School of HKAC [2004]
    Part-time Teacher – Introduction to Interior Design, HKU SPACE [2005]
    Part-time Instructor - Higher Diploma in interior design, The Art School of HKAC [2006]
    Part-time Teacher - HKICC Lee Shau Kee School of Creativity [2006]
    Guest Lecture – “Creative Economy: Practices & Opportunities”, Hong Kong Art School [2008]
    Guest Lecture – “Meeting the Design Professionals”, Hong Kong Community College [2011]
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