ARTISTS / William Lim

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Professional Qualifications


Master of Architecture, Cornell University, NY, USA (minor in Photography)

Bachelor of Architecture, Cornell University, NY, USA

Registered Architect, Massachusetts USA

Honorary Doctor of Arts and Sciences, Savannah College of Art and Design

College of Fellows, American Institute of Architects

Trustee, Cornell University



2022-2024 Honorary Advisor, Cultural Ambassador Program, Central and Western District Association of Culture and Arts

2014-2024 Museum Expert Advisers, Leisure and Cultural Services Department

2011-2019  Board of Directors, Asia Art Archive

2010-2019 Asia-Pacific Acquisitions Committee member, Tate Museum, UK

2005-2018 Advisory Council Member, College of Architecture, Art and Planning, Cornell University

2013-2017 Member, Economic Development Commission –  Working Group on Manufacturing Industries, Innovative Technology, and                     Cultural and Creative Industries Government of The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region

2017           Chinese Designer of the Year 2017, China                          

                   Construction Decoration Association

2016           Board Member, The Art Basel Cities Advisory Board

2012-2013  Assistant Professor, Department of Architects, The University of Hong Kong

2011-2013  Co-chairman, Para/Site Art Space

2003&201  President, American Institute of Architects, Hong  Kong



2022            ‘Art Central 2022’ , Touch gallery, HKCEC, Hong Kong                        

                    ‘Willows Dark Flowers Bright’. H Queen’s. Central, Hong Kong 

2021            ’Interior Design Legends’, The Hong Kong Interior Design Week 2021, HKCEC, Hong Kong                      

                    ‘William Lim: A Year of Lost & Found’, Grotto SKW,  Hong Kong

2019           ‘Architecture and Heritage: Unearthing Future’, Deoksugung, Seoul, Korea (-2020)

                    ‘Matter’, Seoul   Auction SA+, Korea                       

                    ‘Design Spectrum - Material Modernity: Incredible Bamboo Paper & Wood’, Mallory Street, Wanchai, Hong Kong

2018           ‘William Lim – The Architect and His Collection’, John Hartell Gallery, Cornell University, US                                         

                    ‘ThreeYearsSearchingforaConcept’, Art Stage Singapore  2018, Singapore

2017           ‘18m2&rsqu