Architecture Job Talk - Tsz Yan Ng
Tsz Yan Ng holds a continued appointment as a lecturer at Taubman College, having joined the faculty as the Walter S. Sanders Fellow in 2007. Tsz Yan earned a Master’s Degree from Cornell University and previously taught at both the undergraduate and graduate level at McGill University and the State University of New York at Buffalo. Her work focuses on experimental design/research for architectural commissions, competitions, and installations. Her design work, research, and teaching are closely related in that they probe the questions of perception in architectural production by exposing the artifice of social, cultural, and political construction. Aside from academic work, Tsz Yan is the principal of an independent architectural/art practice Tsz Yan Ng Design with built commissions in the US and China. Her work has been exhibited in Detroit, Los Angeles, Ann Arbor, Montreal, Ithaca, and Buffalo. Recent commissions include work for the NY fashion label Lafayette 148, for their global headquarters/manufacturing facility in Shantou, China and their retail shops in N. America and China (in collaboration with Mehrdad Hadighi).