David H.T. Wong was born and raised in Vancouver. He is an accomplished Architect and a respected Asian Canadian activist whose family first came to North America from China 130 years ago. He is a founding Director for Ricepaper Magazine, the Chinese Canadian Historical Society, Asian Canadian Writers Workshop, and ExplorAsian: Vancouver Asian Heritage Month Society.
Trained as a Botanist/ Biologist, he continues his love for nature with his on-going efforts to save frogs. David was named by the Vancouver Sun newspaper as one of British Columbia’s “100 most influential Chinese-Canadians”. In 2012, he received the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee medal in recognition of his championing of causes for environmental preservation, cultural harmony and community building.
David was inducted as an Honorary Witness by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada on September 18, 2013
For more information on David Wong’s architectural work,
please visit: www.davidwong.ca
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