Eva Cheung

Architectural Graduate Non-practicing

Eva Cheung graduated from the Bachelor of Architectural Studies (BAS) in 2009 at The University of Auckland. She has completed the Masters of Architecture in 2011 with First Class Honours, where her thesis investigated Atelier Bow-Wow’s notion of behaviorology and the kaleidoscopic aspects of the architecture in the urbanscape of her hometown, Hong Kong. Eva currently works as a research assistant for a publication on the Guangzhou megacity in the Pearl River Delta, China, where she is an editor as well as a contributor. Her interests include architectural representation and production, especially in physical model-making, and have projects exhibited in New Zealand and overseas as part of various staff led research initiatives. She is also passionate about promoting architectural education to secondary school students and teachers through conferences and guest presentations.

Project Title
Okoshi-ezu is a traditional Japanese paper-folding model that creates simple three-dimensional models from cut-out drawings. Prof. Andrew Barrie adapted the method in unfolding contemporary modern architecture through traditional model-making techniques. This is the Roof House by Tezuka Architects, made for his exhibitions in New Zealand and Australia.
Year of Completion
Model-making, Exhibition