• Johnny Cheuk named Young Engineer of the Year

    27 April 2013

    Ceremony Photo _ Johnny Cheuk (right)AECOM Technology Corporation recently announced that its geotechnical engineer in Hong Kong, Dr. Johnny Cheuk, was named 2013 Young Engineer of the Year by the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE).

    The prestigious honour recognises outstanding young engineers who have made commendable engineering achievements and valuable contributions to the continuous development of Hong Kong.

    Cheuk specializes in slope engineering, design of deep excavations and modelling of soil-structure interaction. He has worked on numerous geotechnical projects in Hong Kong, including the West Kowloon Terminus of the MTR Express Rail Link, Reclamation for Hong Kong Boundary Crossing Facilities, Landslide Prevention and Mitigation Works at Po Shan, Mid-Levels, etc.

    Cheuk received his BEng and MPhil degrees in civil engineering from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and completed his PhD degree in geotechnical engineering from the University of Cambridge.

    He is now an adjunct associate professor at the University of Hong Kong and is actively involved in collaborating with educational institutions to promote technical excellence in engineering.


    The 280-meter-tall Lumina Shanghai, developed by Henderson Land Group and designed by Gensler, is the tallest skyscraper in the Xuhui Riverside District.

    A sophisticated yet modern setting was derived by juxtaposition of Indochine-Vietnamese features and wood-fire inspired material palettes. Re-interpretation of the spatial order of a typical Indochine-Vietnamese mansion has been adopted to give hierarchy, layers and details to the space.


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