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Professor Simone Shu-Yeng Chung

Professor Simone Shu-Yeng Chung

International Co-Investigator

School of Architecture, National University of Singapore


Simone Shu-Yeng Chung is Assistant Professor at the Department of Architecture and Associate at the Asia Research Institute, National University of Singapore. She holds a PhD in Architecture and an MPhil from the University of Cambridge, and an MSc from the Bartlett School of Graduate Studies, UCL. A Rome Scholar in Architecture and AHRC-NIHU Fellow at the Nichibunken, Kyoto, she practiced as a registered architect in London after completing her studies at the Bartlett School of Architecture and the Architectural Association, London. Her research interests reside in the synergistic potential offered by the moving image medium to the discipline of architecture and urban studies, and issues pertaining to conservation practices and intangible heritage in Asia. Published works include articles in Fabrications: Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians, Localities, Scroope: Cambridge Journal of Architecture, Studies in Ethnicities and Nationalism, and book chapters in The Routledge Handbook of Urbanization in Southeast Asia (forthcoming) and Cambridge in Concrete (2012). In addition to her start-up grant at NUS, she is co-principal investigator on the MOE Tier 1 ArRF project Re-mappings, Re-constructions, Re-layering and Re-visits: cinematic pasts as urban cultural resources (2015-2018) in Singapore and international co-investigator on the AHRC-funded project Cinematic Musée Imaginaire of Spatial Cultural Differences (2017-2020) in the UK.