Kenny H. Wong
Lecturer in Sustainable Built Environments
Areas of Expertise
- Affordable housing and housing policy
- Design research
- Urban humanities
- Engaged scholarship
M Arch, University of California, Los Angeles
MURP, University of California, Los Angeles
BA in Architecture, University of California, Berkeley
Kenny Wong is a lecturer in the School of Landscape Architecture and Planning. He carries experience in the diverse facets of housing design and policy, with a concentration on affordable housing and community development. Driven by commitments to spatial and social justice, he has practiced as a housing advocate, multifamily designer, nonprofit developer, financial consultant, policy analyst and academic researcher between Southern California and the Oakland-East Bay Area. He was most recently the assistant director of design research at cityLAB, where his research explored connecting schools with housing development in the School Lands for Housing project and envisioned future scenarios of housing for the California 100. Creative design research and collaborative multidisciplinary approaches are crucial to his investigative and problem-solving methods as a teaching collaborator and former student in the Urban Humanities Initiative.
Kenny is a graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles with a Master of Architecture from the School of Arts and Architecture and a Master of Urban and Regional Planning from the Luskin School of Public Affairs. He completed his Bachelor of Arts in Architecture at the University of California, Berkeley.
- SBE 498 Senior Capstone
“City Analog: Scavenging Sonic Archives and Urban Pedagogy,” Jacqueline Jean Barrios and Kenny H. Wong, Review of Communication 20, No. 4 (2020): 367-387.