Heng Chye Kiang

Lum Chang Chair Professor at the School of Design and Environment

Professor Heng Chye Kiang is the Lum Chang Chair Professor at the School of Design and Environment (SDE), National University of Singapore, where he was the former Dean of SDE (2007 to 2016) and the Head of its Department of Architecture prior to his deanship.

He teaches and researches urban history, sustainable urban design and planning. He publishes widely in these areas. Professor Heng has served on the boards of government agencies including the URA, HDB, CLC, JTC, BCA and advises academic institutions like SIT, CUHK and HKU. He has been appointed Visiting Professor at Hanyang University (Korea), Keio University (Japan), Southeast University and Xiamen University (China). He has served as a jury member in numerous international design competitions and on several editorial boards of international journals. He is also planning consultant to several award-winning urban planning and design projects in Asia.