The Architect in Business Development Lecture


The Architect in Business Development / Thursday, 1 September 2011 / 6:30-7:30pm / LR426


Tai Lee Siang


Tai Lee Siang graduated with a Bachelor of Architecture (Honours) in 1987 and has practiced as an architect and urban planner since 1990. He is currently the Group Managing Director of ONG&ONG Pte Ltd and an elected President of Singapore Green Building Council. He held the position as President of Singapore Institute of Architects from 2007 to 2009, during which he consolidated the institute’s “Blue Print” to establish numerous firsts. His key projects have won both local and international awards and were featured in the URA exhibition “20 under 45” in 2004.

About Lecture Series: 

Architects in Alternative Métier.

Origami begins with the same sheet of paper. Depending on the multitude of folds, the outcome promises various potentials. Likewise, the potential of architectural education does not necessarily lead to a single career opportunity.

Métier is a profession and for some, a calling. This lecture series invites eight speakers who are our architectural graduates but have decided to venture into alternative careers. They will share with us how their architectural education and experiences have influenced them to excel in their current job challenges.

These speakers will enrich our appreciation of the versatility and value of their architectural learning and how it has paved the way to their alternative métier.


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