Dr. Jennifer Lang is an architectural historian and building conservationist with over 30 years of combined professional and academic experience in built-heritage conservation.
Currently she is the Director of the MSc(Conservation) program and an Adjunct Associate Professor at the University of Hong Kong where she directs and teaches graduate students in architectural conservation.
Jennifer has a BA in Art History from New York University, an MS in Historic Preservation from Columbia University, an MS in Conservation from Hong Kong University and a PhD in Architecture from Hong Kong University. Her dissertation focused on the industrial architecture and company town housing aspects of the Taikoo Sugar Refinery built by the Swire Company in Hong Kong from the 1880s to the 1970s.
Jennifer and her family have lived in Hong Kong for nine years. She is passionate about architecture and history and feels fortunate to be living in Hong Kong.
Jennifer gave a fascinating talk on Hong Kong's approach to conserving historical buildings.