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Preserving the old with the new

Canadian architect Luke Yeung on why building on the success of existing structures comes with responsibility

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If behind every successful businessman is a woman, then it might be said that behind every brilliant building is a talented architect. 

One architect in demand at the moment is the cool, calm and collected Luke Yeung, a Hong Kong-born Canadian with a special interest in researching Thai building materials.  

The 40-year-old’s designs stand out in that he makes use of innovative tools that are sensitively applied to local materials and construction techniques to come up with original works of art.

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