Chia Jui Siang
Jui Siang graduated from Singapore Polytechnic with Diploma in Architectural Technology in 1998. After completing his National Service in 2001, he started his career as an Architectural Coordinator assisting Principal Architect for projects in landed houses, mid-scale embassy projects and residential apartments while continuing his education. To pursue his passion for creative design and together with his interest in using plants as a design element, he took up the degree in Landscape Architecture and completed his study in the year 2005. Since then, he has ventured into the field of landscape architecture actively and was involved in a wide range of landscape projects under residential, recreational resort and commercial landscape design, as well as master-planning projects. His involvement in Project Jewel at Changi Airport and Resort World Sentosa under his previous employment has provided him with valuable experience in handling large-scale complex project types.
Tagging on his belief in being sensitive to the surrounding environment and using native vegetation to drive his design, he has honed his skills diversely in achieving a design that promotes sustainability and to create an integrated and harmonious environment between nature and urban landscape. His most rewarding moments in his career was for his project namely Goodwood Residence, under his previous firm, to garnered the IFLA – APR President Award in the year 2014.
Since 2017, Jui Siang joined Ortus Design as a Partner in a synergistic strategy in being an environmental advocate, striving to reinforce the ecological functions in landscape design and aiming to contribute back to the broader ecosystem and community-at-large.
- Accredited Landscape Architect under Singapore Landscape Architects Accreditation Office (SLAA)
- Full Member with Singapore Institute of Landscape Architects (SILA)
- CSC BIM Modelling (Architecture Track)