Dr Joseph Wong

Executive Director

Hong Kong Design Centre · HK

Joe is a designer, academic and educator with over 20 years of experience in design education.


He was formerly Vice Principal of Hong Kong Design Institute and Deputy Academic Director - Design Discipline of Vocational Training Council, and before that, Associate Professor in Architecture at the City University of Hong Kong.


An award-winning architect, Joe is a Council Member and Fellow of the Hong Kong Institute of Architects. He has also served on a number of professional and government bodies, many of which are related to sustainable design and development.


Joe received his Bachelor and Masters degree in Architecture from the University of California at Berkeley and from MIT respectively, and obtained an EdD from the University of Leicester. He was awarded the Berkeley Prize International Fellowship in 2014 in recognition of his contribution to design education.


In 2018, Joe was invited by the prestigious Red Dot Award to join its juror panel, and was further named Red Dot Ambassador in 2019.