Lok Hired as Assistant Professor of Architecture

News
May 30, 2018

The Department of Architecture has hired Leslie Lok as an assistant professor, effective July 1.

Lok has been a visiting critic in the department since 2015 and the B.Arch. coordinator since 2017. She is a cofounder and coprincipal at Hannah, an experimental design practice for built and speculative projects across numerous scales.

Lok teaches design classes exploring the intersection of housing, urbanization, and mass-customized construction methods in Asian cities.

Prior to the founding of Hannah, Lok practiced architecture at various offices in the U.S., Canada, and China. She taught previously at McGill University and received her master of architecture at MIT and bachelor of arts at Wellesley College. Recently, Hannah won the Folly/Function 2018 Competition and is exhibiting work at the Pinkcomma Gallery in Boston.