Littleurbanmountain Design (小市山設計) is ...
a collaborative platform focusing on architecture interior design and art in Hong Kong.
Founded in 2017 to start a few self initiative projects related to sustainable design and social architecture, littleurbanmountain has begun to create works from boutique hotel, house to interior design, whilst trying to gather people from multi-disciplines that enables interesting, experimental and visionary work to happen at different scales.
Bong Yeung 楊建邦 - Design Principal
Born in Hong Kong, Bong Yeung studied Architecture and graduated from the Bartlett in 2011. Acquired Dean’s List for ‘Distinction in Design’ and Merit in Thesis during his final year, he had been selected by Blueprint Magazine as ‘one of the Best of the Student Shows’. He had worked on a few projects in London, Oxford and Exeter and became an UK Registered Architect in 2014. He worked in Foster + Partners Hong Kong office responsible for a few high profiled project in Asia such as the Murray Building Hotel, Ocean Terminal Extension and Wuhan masterplan. He has also taught part-time in a design module at HKU Space and act as a guest critic at CUHK and HKU.
Recently, he has won UNESCO UCCN Shenzhen Design Award For Young Talents in 2017. His work has also been selected by the Drawing Prize and exhibited at the World Architecture Festival in Berlin and Sir John Soane’s Museum in London in 2017-18. Yeung has also got a Special Mention of the Jury led by Sergei Tchoban in ArchiGraphicArts Drawing Competition 2016-17 in Russia. In 2016, a team of three from HKU Space led by him has also gained an Honorable Mention for the Flexible Housing Society Contest in Spain.
Sim Fong Zoe Lai 賴閃芳 - Business Development Manager
Ms Lai graduated with the Master of Fine Arts in Theatre Practice at University of Exeter (UK), learning from master Phillip Zarrilli in psycho-physical approach. She studied also German, Cultural studies and art history at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Freiburg University and UC Berkeley (USA). She has presented her work in Liverpool, Manchesterand Poland. In 2014-16, Ms Lai was the applied theatre officer of Pants Theatre Production. Ms Lai was also the dramaturge of Red and Attempts on Her Life by Hong Kong Repertory Theatre.
Since 2016 Ms Lai works closely with littleurbanmountain as creative partner in the following projects, she brings in theatrical and performative elements in architecture: Fabric Set Design at Kwai Tsing Theatre, Slow Sculpture at PMQ deTour 2018 and Revitalizing Village through Art in Shunde. In 2018 she worked as the assistant to director of Rimini Protokoll, to produce Remote Hong Kong for Tai Kwun. Ms. Lai is the founder of Artelier, a production and artist management company, and the business development manager of littleurbanmountain.