Alvin Yip

Alvin Yip researches across the fields of social innovation, city design, and cultural and creative industry. His curatorial projects break new ground at home and internationally, notably DETOUR (2009, 2010, 2013), the largest young designer festival in the region, Hong Kong pavilion in Venice Architecture Biennale (2006, 2014), Fashion Forward Festival (2013, 2014), and Asia’s first Social Innovation Festival (2013, 2014). Alvin received his professional terminal degree from the Architectural Association, and was a winner of the Hong Kong Institute of Architects Award in 2007 and Rome Scholar in 2004. He further received the Ten Outstanding Young Persons Award 2011 and Chief Executive’s Commendation for Community Service on the Hong Kong Honours List.