Pryor, Matthew BA(Hons) Heriot-Watt; CMLI; RLA; HKILA; CA


Matthew Pryor is an Assistant Professor within HKU’s Faculty of Architecture, and is currently Head of the Division of Landscape Architecture and Director for the new BA(Landscape Studies) program. He teaches Design Studio as well as technical courses in construction technology, professional practice and planting design.

He is undertaking research into decision making and public opinion in the design urban infrastructure, strategic landscape planning, and technical aspects of subtropical planting design in Hong Kong.

Matthew is a Chartered Member of the Landscape Institute in the UK and a Registered Landscape Architect in Hong Kong. He is a Past President of the Hong Kong Institute of Landscape Architects. He has worked for more than 20 years in private practice and has extensive experience in strategic planning, master planning, design, documentation and contract administration on a very wide range landscape projects throughout China and South East Asia. He has specialist experience in the development of mega-projects including theme parks, major urban parks and civic open spaces, streetscape improvements, tourist enhancement schemes, and waterfront promenades. He has also undertaken numerous environmental remediation projects including creation and enhancement of wetlands, and the ecological restoration of degraded landscapes.

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