Ho-Yin Ng was made a director of AL_A in 2009 having joined the office in 2006. He is leading on two new buildings at Wadham College, University of Oxford and The Courtyard, a network of 39 retail-led centres embedded within Moscow’s peripheral communities. Ho-Yin oversees projects from concept through to completion and occupation, collaborating with specialists from a range of disciplines from the outset. His current research includes the integration of advanced construction techniques with sophisticated parametric 3D models. A graduate of the Architectural Association Ng received his first honours degree from the School of Architecture Newcastle.