Quickfire Questions with Valerie Tsang
When did you join Austin-Smith:Lord?
What is your role within our Creative Collective?
Landscape Architect Assistant.
What are you working on at the moment?
Multiple project types from public realm and housing to education, all at different RIBA stages.
What inspires you most in your work?
Natural environment and cultural heritage.
What aspects of your work are you most proud of?
Knowing the positive contributions my day to day work adds to the environment that surrounds everyday life.
What lessons have you learned in your work?
What is your favourite place?
Anywhere with the blue sea. It brings a sense of calm but also represents adventure that lies beyond the surrounding different elements and wildlife.
What fictional place would you like to visit?
Laputa, an island in the sky from the Hayao Miyazaki movie.
Complete the following – “I couldn’t get through the week without……..”
If you could pick only one country to visit for the rest of your life where would it be?
Taiwan, because of the openness to the mix of cultures, all the elements nature has to offer, the friendly locals and the food.