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Tuesday 16 July 2024
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Dr Tris KEE

PhD, M.Arch, B.Arch

Senior Lecturer

CPD 1.84
(852) 3917 4612



  • Kee, YCT (2022). Digital Experiential Learning for Sustainable Horticulture and Landscape Management Education. Sustainability, 2022, v. 14, p. 18.
  • Kee, YCT (2022). Learning motivation and psychological empowerment of socioeconomically disadvantaged learners – an empirical study on inclusive project-based learning during Covid-19. International Journal of Inclusive Education, 2022, p. 21.
  • Kee, YCT (2022). Foregrounding Design Thinking in Project-Based Learning amid the Transition to the New Normal. Interdisciplinary Journal of Problem-based Learning , 2022.
  • KEE, T, & Chau, KW (2020). Economic sustainability of heritage conservation in Hong Kong: The impact of heritage buildings on adjacent property prices. Sustainable Development, 2020, v. 28 n. 1, p. 308-319.DOI:10.1002/sd.2004
  • Kee, Tris, & Chau, Kwong Wing (2020). Adaptive reuse of heritage architecture and its external effects on sustainable built environment—Hedonic pricing model and case studies in Hong Kong. Sustainable Development, 2020, v. 28, n. 6, p. 1597-1608.DOI:10.1002/sd.2108
  • Kee, Tris (2019). Sustainable adaptive reuse – economic impact of cultural heritage. Journal of Cultural Heritage Management and Sustainable Development, 2019, v. 9, n. 2, p. 165-183.DOI:10.1108/JCHMSD-06-2018-0044
  • Kee, Tris (2016). An Emerging Community-Engaged Paradigm in Architectural and Design Education. International Journal of Design Education, 2016, v. 10, n. 3, p. 21-33.DOI:10.18848/2325-128x/cgp/v10i03/21-33
  • Kee, TYC (2015). Cultivating a Participatory Design Practice in Architecture – A Case Study of Hong Kong Housing Authority. The International Journal of Architectonic, Spatial, and Environmental Design, 2015, v. 8 n. 3-4, p. 13-25.DOI:10.18848/2325-1662/cgp/v08i3-4/38339
  • Kee, TYC (2015). Knowledge Exchange and Participatory Practice in Architecture. The International Journal of Design in Society , 2015, v. 9 n. 3, p. 17-25.DOI:10.18848/2325-1328/cgp/v09i03/38563
  • Kee, T (2014). Adaptive Reuse of Industrial Buildings for Affordable Housing in Hong Kong. Journal of Design and Built Environment, 2014, v. 14 n. 1, p. 1-14.
  • Kee, TYC (2014). Sustainable Long Term Housing Strategy for Hong Kong. Asia-Pacific Network for Housing Research Newsletter, 2014, v. 20, p. 5-6.
  • Kee, TYC (2013). Staying at the forefront of architecture. 透視雜誌, 2013, n. Jul, p. 64-66.
  • Kee, TYC (2013). Urban Revitalization of Old Industrial District in Hong Kong. 城市·环境·设计, 2013, v. 74, p. 168-169.
  • Kee, T (2012). Contemporary practice and global architecture. Hong Kong Institute of Architects Journal, 2012, v. 65, p. 26-29.
  • Kee, T (2012). Innovative building technology meets hyper-luxury housing. Hong Kong Institute of Architects Journal, 2012, v. 64, p. 56-59.
  • Kee, TYC (2010). Community project workshop. Urban Flux, 2010, v. 14, p. 50-53.

Conference Papers

  • Kee, YCT, & Bridges, SM (2022). New Hybrid Learning Mobile Desk Console System by The Centre of the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning of the University of Hong Kong. 7th Innovative Learning Spaces Summit (Hybrid), Amsterdam, Netherlands, September 14-16, 2022.
  • Kee, TYC (2015). Knowledge exchange and participatory practice in architecture. The 9th International Conference on Design Principles and Practices, Chicago, IL., 12-14 March 2015.
  • Kee, TYC (2015). Placemaking in Hong Kong, from fragmented space to 3E placemaking . The 2015 Symposium of the Barcelona/ Hong Kong Urban Exchange Platform, Barcelona, Spain, 9-10 March 2015.
  • Kee, T (2015). New housing paradigm for the “Silver Hair” population: a case in Hong Kong. The 2015 Conference of the Asia-Pacific Network for Housing Research (APNHR 2015), Gwangju, Korea, 9-11 April 2015.
  • Kee, TYC (2014). Community Engaged Dialect in Design Practice. The 8th International Conference on Design Principles and Practices, Vancouver, Canada, 16-18 January 2014.
  • Kee, TYC (2014). Community engaged dialect in Design Practice. The U21 Summer School 2014, UNSW Australia, 2-17 July 2014.
  • Bos, C, & Kee, TYC (2014). Articulating the composite city: the case of Hong Kong. The 7th European Symposium on Research in Architecture, Urban and Landscape Design (EURAU 2014), Istanbul, Turkey, 12-14 November 2014. In Conference Proceedings, 2014, p. 028:001-028:013.
  • Kee, TYC (2013). Contemporary design practice in multi-disciplinary collaborations. 5T: Turkish Design History Society Congress 2013: Gendered Perspectives in Design: Turkish and Global Context, Yaşar University, İzmir, Turkey, 9-10 May 2013.
  • Kee, TYC (2013). Strengths and Challenges of Community Participation in an Urban Transport System – a Case Study of the Hong Kong MTRC. The 2nd New Urbanism and Smart (Transforming) Transport International Conference, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2-3 December 2013.
  • Kee, TYC (2013). Adaptive Reuse of Industrial Building for Affordable Housing in Hong Kong. Asia Pacific Network for Housing Research Conference (APHHR), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 20-22 August 2013, abstract no. H04.
  • Kee, TYC (2012). 建築教育的社區參與和專業實踐. 設計教育高層論壇文集, 2012, p. 80-84.
  • Kee, TYC (2012). Global education dialogue. British Council, 2012.
  • Kee, TYC (2011). Community participatory approach and methodology in architecture. The International Design Alliance Congress Education Conference (IDA 2011), Taipei, Taiwan, 24-26 October 2011. In Proceedings of IDA 2011, p. 270-276.


  • Kee, TYC (2015). Of Dreams and Spaces: Stories from Takéo, Cambodia. Kee, TYC; Mak, J. – Project Little Dream. . Hong Kong: MCCM Creations. 2015.
  • Kee, TYC, & Lang, J, & Wang, WJ, & Yeung, W (2012). Old Tai O Police Station : the evolution of a centenary monument : commemorating the opening of Tai O Heritage Hotel. Kee, TYC, Lang, J, Wang, WJ, et al. . Hong Kong:HK Heritage Conservation Foundation. 2012.
  • Kee, TYC, & Wong, WS (2012). Architecture in Hong Kong: teaching kit for the appreciation of architecture in secondary school curriculum. Kee, TYC & Wong, WS (Eds.). , vol. 1-4. Hong Kong: Hong Kong Institute of Architects. 2012.

Book Chapters

  • Kee, TYC, & Cookson Smith, P (2015). Urban Placemaking. In Hong Kong Barcelona Urban Exchange: a dual approach to waterfront regeneration, p. 70-91. Hong Kong: MCCM, 2015.
  • Kee, TYC, & Smith, PC, & Wang, W, & DeHoff, JN (2014). Urban Renewal & Regeneration: Connecting with the Community in Hong Kong. In Kee, T & Miazzo, F (Eds.), We Own the City. Enabling Community Practice in Architecture and Urban Planning, p. 62-109. Amsterdam: Valiz, 2014.
  • Kee, TYC, & Chung, T (2014). Hong Kong Value Farm (HKU, CUHK). In Shenzhen Biennale of Urbanism \ Architecture Organizing Committee, Studio Archipelago [深圳城市 \ 建筑双年展组织委员会, 群岛工作室编] (Eds.), Urban border : 2013 bi-city biennale of urbanism \ architecture (Shenzhen) = 城市边缘:2013深港城市\建筑双城双年展(深圳), p. 100-101. Shanghai: Tongji University Press, 2014.
  • Kee, TYC, & Lee, ALC (2014). Dialogue with Tris Kee (Curator of Community and Media). In Lee, ALC & King, KYG (Eds.), Learning From Tri-ciprocal Cities: The Time, The Place, The People: 2011-12 Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism/Architecture (Hong Kong), p. 138-154. Hong Kong: ORO Edition, 2014.
  • Miazzo, F, & Kee, T, & Webster, CJ (2014). Preface. In Miazzo, F, & Kee, T (Eds.), We Own the City: Enabling Community Practice in Architecture and Urban Planning. Amsterdam: Valiz/Trancity, 2014.
  • Kee, TYC, & Chung, T (2013). Value Farm (CUHK & HKU). In Arjen Oosterman, Ole Bouoman, Rem Koolhaas, Mark Wigley (Eds.), Urban Border: UABB/Shenzhen 2013, p. 144-145. Amsterdam: Stichting Archis, 2013.
  • Lee, HY, & Wang, WJ, & Kee, TYC (2012). Community Connection in Heritage Revitalisation. 社區與保育. In 祁宜臻 … 等編, 舊大澳警署之百年使命與保育: 大澳文物酒店開業紀念刊物, p. 132-141. 香港: 香港歷史文物保育建設, 2012.


2019 Hong Kong Education Leadership Awards 2019 by the Asian Confederation of Businesses
2019 Innovation and Entrepreneurship Award 2019 by THEi
2015 Gold Award in Architecture for Social Innovation at the Cross-Strait Architectural Design Awards 2015 for the design and built project “HK Value Farm” collaborated with Chinese University HK
2015 Faculty Knowledge Exchange Award by the University of Hong Kong
2014 Academic Committee Award, Shenzhen Biennale of Urbanism\Architecture Academic Committee
2014 Union of International Associations (UIA) Golden Cubes Award – Asia Pacific Region
2014 Low Carbon Research Award by the China Low Carbon Council
2014 UNESCO Asia Pacific Award for Cultural Heritage Conservation – for the Tai O Police Station book publication as part of the Award of Merit for Tai O Heritage Hotel