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Sessional Academic, UNSW Built Environment, UNSW Sydney

Hugo Chan is the Director and Architect of Studio HC, a research-driven design practice founded in late-2018 with a primary focus on the context for and effects of adaptive reuse within urban contexts. His research interests are primarily focused around ecological and cultural sustainability, examining how practitioners can reimagine our cities through critical interrogation and engagement with social and cultural histories of place. In parallel to his private work, Hugo is also the Architect & Associate, Practice Management of Cracknell & Lonergan Architects a firm he has been with since 2011, focusing primarily on conservation, planning, environmental law and urban residential development.


  • –present
    Sessional Academic, UNSW Built Environment, UNSW
  • 2020–2020
    Sessional Academic, USyd DAB, University of Sydney


  • 2020 
    University of Sydney, Graduate Diploma of Environmental Law
  • 2015 
    University of New South Wales, Australia, Masters of Architecture

Professional Memberships

  • RAIA
  • RIBA