Tan Szue Hann
Managing Director – MINIWIZ Singapore
Ar. Tan Szue Hann, M. Arch, is Managing Director of MINIWIZ Singapore, an award-winning global Circular Economy RD&D design firm. He also conducts Design Studio as an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the Architecture & Sustainable Design Pillar, Singapore University of Technology & Design (SUTD).
Szue Hann graduated with M Arch from the National University of Singapore (NUS), with a visiting fellowship to the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) in 2007, and a BA Arch (First Class Honours) in 2006. He was awarded the Lee Kuan Yew Medal, Board of Architects Prize, and the ICI Gold Medal. He is a Registered Architect, Board Member of the Singapore Green Building Council (SGBC), and Council Member and Chairman, Sustainability, of the Singapore Institute of Architects (SIA). Szue Hann is also an appointed World Cities Summit Young Leader (from 2016), and BCA Built Environment Young Leader (from 2016), both by the Ministry of National Development.
Szue Hann was also Singapore’s 2015-16 Young Green Architect of the Year, awarded by BCA-SGBC, and a Minister’s Award recipient (2017). He was elected Chairman of the ARCASIA Committee for Young Architects (2017-18) and in 2017, he was inducted into Generation T, a group of influencers below the age of 40, and one of Cartier’s 5 Bright Sparks, by Singapore Tatler.
Szue Hann’s current work is in circular economy R&D and design-and-build, creating architecture, spaces and products through upcycling materials. His portfolio includes the award-winning ParkRoyal on Pickering, the SPACE Asia Hub and the O&M HQ with WOHA; the BCA SkyLab, a state-of-the-art rotatable test bed for building technologies, which won a Minister’s Award on National Day, 2017, while he was heading Sustainability at Surbana Jurong.