William S. W. Lim

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William S. W. Lim

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William S. W. Lim graduated from the Architectural Association (AA) London and continued his graduate study at Harvard University. His professional work involves architecture, planning, and development economics.

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William S. W.

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Lim

Years Affiliated

2016/2020

Birth Date

1932

Birthplace

Hong Kong

Occupation

Architect
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William S. W. Lim graduated from the Architectural Association (AA) London and continued his graduate study at Harvard University. His professional work involves architecture, planning, and development economics. Lim was principal architect at Malayan Architects Co-Partnership from 1960–67, Design Partnership (presently DP Architects) from 1967–81, and William Lim Associates from 1981–2002. He is president of AA Asia and chairman of Asian Urban Lab. He was also president of the Singapore Heritage Society from 1988–97, and of the Singapore Planning and Research Group (SPUR) from 1966–68. Lim was conferred a Doctor of Architecture Honoris Causa by RMIT University in 2002 and Honorary Professor of LASALLE College of the Arts in 2005. Currently, Lim writes and lectures on a wide range of subjects relating to architecture, urbanism, and culture in Asia as well as on current issues relating to multiple modernities, glocality, and social justice.

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“William S. W. Lim,” NTU CCA Singapore Digital Archive, accessed August 13, 2022, https://ntuccasingapore.omeka.net/items/show/972.