Lim Keong Wee

Bsc (Hons), AA Diploma, RIBA II

Lim Keong Wee was born in Kuala Lumpur and spent much of his education between Singapore and UK. In 2004, he graduated at the University of East London with a Bachelors of Science. Later in 2007, he gained his Diploma from the Architectural Association School of Architecture in London with a particular interest in urban effects of buildings within cities.

Keong Wee previously worked with Award Winning office Plasmastudio on the winning entry Hotel Silken and shortlisted entry Mozarteum School of Music. He joined Foster and Partners in January 2008 and has worked on several high profile projects including Business Bay Tower, a 30 storey mixed-use tower in Dubai and competition for the Shek Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi.

Since establishing PAC in October 2009, he has been responsible in the design and completion of various types and scales of projects such as the Naro Hall, Kathmandu (2010), Herman Miller at Xtra (2012) and Cabin Hostel at Stanley Street, Singapore (2014).

Keong Wee has critiqued at several workshops in schools such as National University of Singapore and Singapore Polytechnic. He has also lectured at the Glasgow School of Arts Singapore / Singapore Institute of Technology speaking about context driven design. In 2013, he was also part of a panel of judges for the World Architectural Festival categories in Villa.

Keong Wee travels extensively and has an interest in economical and cultural issues that shapes urban trends within cities. He also strongly advocates collaborative efforts within design and is currently exploring advancing local building design and construction methods in rural locations with a group of multi-disciplinary consultants.