Grace Shaine Wong is a registered Landscape Architect and a member of the faculty in the School of Landscape Architecture and Digital Media & Faculty at The Boston Architectural College since 2018.
Practiced professionally in the United States and Hong Kong, Shaine has work experience on a diverse range of civic, institutional, and cultural projects across the United States and South-East Asia. As a Project Manager and Senior Designer at Reed Hilderbrand, her current work includes the designing of a UNESCO historic outdoor museum and civic plaza for the Alamo, San Antonio; Waterfront District public realm design at Tampa; and designing for a post-industrial civic, community space at Turkey Bend, Houston, etc.
Shaine's interest lies in the designing of performative & regenerative landscapes, landscapes that weaves infrastructural function to their aesthetic expression, and holds ecological and cultural values within the unique and authentic user experiences. Her research & thesis work “The Constructive Destruction” had received several awards including WLA Awards of Excellence, John E. (Jack) Irving Prize, and featured in several publications including the Boundless Magazine, and exhibited in Canada and the UK.
With teaching experience at the University of Toronto and the University of Hong Kong, Shaine brings an international perspective and a unique teaching approach that aspires beyond knowledge disseminating. Her teaching emphasizes an interactive, research-based process that inspire and foster students' creative design thinking as spatial thinkers.
Shaine received her Masters in Landscape Architecture from the University of Toronto with Faculty’s Academic Honors and ASLA Certificate of Honor, and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Landscape Studies from the University of Hong Kong with First Class Honors and Dean’s Honors.