Eunice Seng

Eunice Seng is an Associate Professor and Chair of the Ph.D. Program in the Department of Architecture at The University of Hong Kong and founding principal of SKEW Collaborative. Her work explores interdisciplinary intersections, transnational connections, and agency in architecture, housing, domesticity, gender, labor, and public space. Her book manuscript “Contingent Domesticities” investigates mid-twentieth-century composite buildings as archival sites to understand Hong Kong’s urban housing development based on migration, exclusions, and negotiations.

Recent publications include Resistant City: Histories, Maps, and the Architecture of Development (World Scientific, 2020) and “Whose Habitat? Housing and the Dilemma of Architectural Production,” Traditional Dwellings and Settlements Review 32, no. 2 (2021). Eunice is co-editor of the special issue on “Dwelling in Asia,” Journal of Architecture 22, no. 6 (2017); “Cosmopolitanism’s Others: Forgotten Histories of Transnational Architectural Practice,” Architectural Theory Review 26, no. 2; and theme editor of “Competency,” Ardeth 10. Ongoing research examines housing design and planning in Singapore as a complex of colonial, postcolonial, and Cold War contingencies and women’s writings on modern architecture in China and Asia.