Veronica Ng received her PhD in architecture from Curtin University, Australia, and is currently an Associate Professor and the Head of School of Architecture, Building and Design (SABD), Taylor’s University. Veronica is an educator, researcher and a writer. Anchored by her PhD thesis titled “Re-thinking Place”, her research focusses on the notion of place and place-making, and contemporary Malaysian architecture. She also contributes to architecture magazines such as World Architecture, Architecture Asia, Architecture Malaysia, Architecture Australia, and d+a.
In seeking to bridge between education, practice and research, she curated and led several distinctive collaborative projects such as Undo-Redo with BetterCities, PavilionNOW with Shalini Ganendra Advisory (formerly Fine Arts), SentulWorks with YTL Sdn Bhd, and the ‘Analysing Architecture’ educational programme with Aga Khan Trust for Culture. Her initiatives informed her academic work and has been recognized through awards such as the EMAS Award for Innovation Teaching & Learning, Badan Warisan Malaysia, Mobin Sheppard Memorial Prize, and the Chairman’s Award for Teaching Excellence, Taylor’s University.