President and Founding Member, American Institute of Architects Hong Kong (AIA Hong Kong) 

Christine E. Bruckner

FAIA, HKIUD, LEED AP

Dr. Christine Bruckner, FAIA is the current President and a founding member of the American Institute of Architects Hong Kong (AIA Hong Kong), a chapter established in 1997 to serve the professional interests of the growing number of AIA member architects practicing in Hong Kong, China, and the Asia Pacific region. She is 2013 Chair of the AIA National International Committee/ Advisory Group (IC/AG) and 2013 Secretary for the new International Region (IR). She organizes symposiums, forums, guest speaking seminars, and other events to provide technical expertise and foster stronger ties between the AIA and other professional architectural organizations throughout Asia. Christine is also involved with raising awareness about new codes, rating systems, and programs for sustainability within the industry, and has over 20 years of experience practicing in the US, Europe, Japan, and Hong Kong.

She holds a PhD in architecture and engineering from the University of Tokyo, a master’s degree in architecture from Yale University, and a BA and Bachelor of Architecture degree from Rice University. She has received accreditation as a LEED AP, recognized by the GBCI. She is accredited in Hong Kong as a BEAM Professional, recognized by the HKGBC and serves on the Int. BEAM Committee. Christine frequently serves as juror, advisor, speaker, moderator and university reviewer at HKU, CUHK & throughout the region.