Wei Shan Chia
BA(Hons), DipArch, RIBA, ARB
School of Architecture
I have been a part time tutor at the University of Sheffield since 2014 and became co-leader and design tutor for Year 1 in 2018. Prior to joining the University of Sheffield, I was involved with establishing and teaching on the architectural design course at the Hong Kong Design Institute.
I am also a practising architect and a director at CW2/Architects. Our background is in the design of bespoke dwellings, social housing, art galleries and educational buildings.
I previously worked as Project Architect at Alison Brooks Architects on the Stirling Prize nominated housing development at Newhall. I have also spent periods of time working for DSDHA, London and Studio Shanghai.
- Research interests
My research interest is in the spatial configurations of East and West learning environments and their relationship to pedagogy and I presented a paper at the Sino-UK Architecture Symposium at Sheffield University in 2014
- Teaching activities
I am a studio design tutor in Year 1 and also co-ordinate communications module ARC101. I have previously taught hand drawing workshops for ARC101. I am the Year 1 Co-Leader
- Professional activities
- RIBA Registered Architect