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Dr. Conn Yuen is the Director of CO2nnsulting, which she established in 2008. Dr. Yuen provides clients state-of-the-art consulting services for sustainable developments. Dr. Yuen was trained as an aeronautical engineer and over time learnt how to apply her skills to the built environment field, specialising and emphasising master planning and environmental aspects in the overall architectural environment and the bigger picture of Hong Kong's buildings and living areas surrounding private property developments.

She is a specialist in sustainable, environmental and low energy / carbon built environmental design. She has been an active player in the Hong Kong business environment for nearly five years, and in just two years has contributed to setting standards and benchmarks for sustainable buildings and masterplans. Dr. Yuen is part of a group of consultants that spearheaded advisory services for air ventilation assessments (AVA) in Hong Kong.

Yuen hopes to change current practices in the architectural and construction fields, in order to promote environmental considerations and reduce their impact on global warming, which is still highly evident in Hong Kong.

Over the past 16 years, Dr. Yuen has worked on a number of international architectural projects including:

Abu Dhabi
  • Zayed Sports City, Abu Dhabi, Architect: SMC Alsop, Singapore

France
  • Zenith, St. Etienne, Architect: Foster and Partners, London
  • AXA Tower, Paris, Architect: SOM, London

New York (USA)
  • World Trade Centre One - formerly, Freedom Tower, Architect: SOM, New York
  • New York Convention and Sports Centre - New York Jets Stadium, Architect: KPF, New York
  • Brooklyn Bridge Park, New York City, Landscape Architect: Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates, Inc, New York

Hong Kong
  • 2 Heung Yip Road (Luxury apartments - Master Planning)
  • Kadoorie Farm and Botanic Garden, Hydro Energy Feasibility Study
  • Pak Shek Kok Residential Development, Architect: Foster + Partners
  • ASD Po Kong Village Road Open Space (Hong Kong's Premiere Low Carbon Park), Architect: Palmer and Turner
  • Redevelopment of the Hong Kong Sports Institute
  • Sustainable Tamar Development

People's Republic of China
  • Shanghai, Shanghai Plaza, Architect: Leigh and Orange
  • Shanghai, LVMH Shun Tak Lux China Development, Architects: Aoki Architects, Leigh and Orange
  • Tianjin, TEDA Landmark Buildings, Architect: Atkins Architecture
  • Tianjin Technology Park Phase One, Architect: Integrated Design Associates
  • Dalian City, Software Park Master Plan Community, Planner: SOM, San Francisco

Yuen has presented at the following events:
  • American Chamber of Commerce, "Enter the Green Dragon: China's Built Environment Value Chain Goes Green", September 2008, Shanghai, China
  • SustainaBuild: The Trends for Inspiration, March 2009, organised by The Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management and The Hong Kong Hong Kong Productivity Council·
  • Sustainability Forum, Macau Productivity and Technology Transfer Center, May 2009.

Dr. Yuen has a Ph.D. and M.Sc. from London's Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine and a B.Eng. (Hons) Degree in Aeronautical Engineering with French from the University of Bath.

Dr. Conn Yuen is LEED AP, Certified carbon auditor (CAP), an executive committee member of BEAM, as well as a Fellow of the UK Institution of Mechanical Engineers, further demonstrating her exceptional commitment to and innovation in mechanical engineering. CO2nnsulting is a carbon-neutral boutique environmental design consultancy with international experience based in Hong Kong that provides a full range of services in support of passive and low-energy design for the built environment.

"An Aircraft Engineer Changes Her Career Toward Designing Green Buildings," Hong Kong Economic Times, Dec 9 2010, English Translation.