Ka Wai is a registered architect with over 9 years of experience in property development and consultation, planning and architecture. She has worked in Australia and overseas on a broad range of project types including residential, health, heritage, justice environment, airports, masterplanning and competitions. Ka Wai's particular strength is in client engagement and bringing innovative design solution through responsible and thoughtful use of material and resources - all fundamental to her design philosophies beyond the mere aesthetics. Her knowledge in commerce and finance adds an entrepreneurial dimension to her work by identifying innovative income stream, staging and branding. She has worked on projects covering stages from EOI, financial modelling, market and yield analysis, design and documentations, construction and contract administration. Ka Wai has taught design, technologies and design communications at University of New South Wales and University of Sydney, and is a regular guest critic at USyd, UNSW and UTS. She has published on applying parametric modelling and advanced computing techniques for post-disaster reconstruction in developing countries.