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环境学系

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Michael THOMAS先生

助理教授

电邮 m_thomas@vtc.edu.hk

Michael THOMAS先生

Michael is a Registered Landscape Architect with extensive industry experience with major Hong Kong consultancies Urbis, ACLA, and LWK. He joined THEi in 2013 and took on the role of Landscape Architecture Programme Leader in 2018.

TEACHING AREAS

  • Theory and History of Landscape Architecture
  • Theory and Practice of Planting Design and Horticulture
  • Sustainable Landscape Architecture
  • Ecological and Cultural Landscape Conservation

QUALIFICATIONS

2006

MA in Landscape Design, University of Sheffield, UK

2003

BSc(1st Class Hons) in Human Geography, Open University, UK

2003

Diploma in Geography, Open University, UK

2002

Diploma in Environmental Policy, Open University, UK

2002

Mensa, UK

1999

Diploma (Merit) in Garden Design, Institute of Garden Design, UK

1999

Certificate (Distinction) towards RHS General Examination in Horticulture, Horticultural Correspondence College, UK

EMPLOYMENT

2018 - Present

Assistant Professor, Faculty of Design and Environment, THEi

2014 - 2018

Teaching Fellow, Faculty of Design and Environment, THEi

2013 - 2014

Part-time Lecturer, Faculty of Design and Environment, THEi

2012 - 2014

Associate, Registered Landscape Architect, LWK & Partners (HK) Ltd.

2010 - 2012

Landscape Architect, ACLA Ltd.

2006 - 2010

Landscape Designer, Urbis Ltd.

1995 - 2004

Garden Designer, Dreamscape Design (UK)

1987 - 1995

Designer, Airco Engineering (UK)

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Adaptive Reuse and Revitalisation of Abandoned Spaces
  • Ecological and Cultural Landscape Conservation

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES and AFFILIATION

  • Registered Landscape Architect, Hong Kong
  • Professional Member of Hong Kong Institute of Landscape Architects (HKILA)
  • Chair of HKILA Awards Committee (2018 - Present)
  • Member of HKILA Public Affairs Committee (2012  -2016)
  • Chair of HKILA Practice Committee (2012 - 2014)

SELECTED PROJECTS

  • Native Woodland Extension & Residential Development at Lok Wo Sha, Ma On Shan, N.T., Hong Kong (2015)
  • Kwun Tong Public Swimming Pool & Recreation Ground Landscape Design, Kwun Tong, Kowloon, Hong Kong (2014)
  • Rental Public Housing Landscape Design, Hung Shui Kiu, Yuen Long, N.T., Hong Kong (2013)
  • Greening Master Plans for the New Territories Cultural Theme Design, Hong Kong (2012)
  • Hysan Place Landscape Design, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong (2013)
  • Anderson Road Quarry Rehabilitation Landscape Master Plan, Hong Kong (2011)
  • Connaught Garden and Jardine House Landscape Design, Central Hong Kong (2010)
  • Central Cityscape Streetscape Design, Central Hong Kong (2010)
  • Hong Kong Offshore Wind Farm Landscape & Visual Impact Assessment, Clearwater Bay, N.T., Hong Kong (2009)
  • Prince of Wales Hospital Landscape Design, Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong (2008)
  • South East New Territories Landfill Expansion Landscape & Visual Impact Assessment and Restoration Master Plan, Hong Kong (2007)

AWARDS

  • Gardening Which? Magazine Demonstration Garden Design Competition, Capel Manor, London, UK (2003)
  • HKILA Merit Award (Landscape Research Category) - The History of the Landscape Profession of Hong Kong (2016)