Ame M. Engelhart is an accomplished architect and urban designer focused on the design of cities, districts, and large, complex architectural projects. With her background in both architecture and urban planning, she brings together the design skills and ambitions of both disciplines to develop holistic plans for urban centers and communities.
Engelhart creatively addresses challenges and opportunities emerging from established and developing cities in Asia. She is dedicated to promoting the fundamental principles of livability and sustainability, and approaches each design project with respect to the unique social, economic, environmental and geographic conditions inherent in each city and site. She directs high-visibility, forward-facing projects that strategically define or redefine important places, positioning them for enduring growth.
Ame Engelhart has more than 30 years cumulative experience in architectural design and planning, comprising an extensive variety of building types and project scales. In her 25 years working experience in Hong Kong, Ame’s work has included numerous large-scale commercial, residential and urban planning projects, in which she has regularly worked with multi-disciplinary teams throughout Asia, including close liaisons with corporate clients, specialist consultants, and other international design professionals. She is a leader who exudes not only intellectual breadth, but also deep enthusiasm in her dedication to enhancing the vitality of urban communities through design.
Wednesday, June 6, 2018
9:40 AM – 10:40 AM
Grand Ballroom, Lower Lobby, Conrad Hong Kong
How our cities are increasing inequality, deepening segregation, and failing the middle class – what we can do about it.