Author David H.T. Wong was born and raised in Vancouver. He is an accomplished Architect whose family first came to North America from China 130 years ago. A strong supporter for the arts and culture, David is a founding Director for Ricepaper Magazine, the Chinese Canadian Historical Society, the Asian Canadian Writers Workshop, ExplorAsian: Vancouver Asian Heritage Month Society, and the Pacific Canada Heritage Centre-Museum of Migration (MoM).
Trained as a 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”, and as one of Vancouver’s “Leading Lights in Green Design”.
David is a recipient of a Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal in recognition of his work in environmental design and community building. In 2013, he was honoured as one of 57 distinguished Canadians inducted as an Honorary Witness by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada.
… For information on David Wong’s work as an Architect, please visit: www.davidwong.ca
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