Kai-Ching Leung


Office: GHKH A202

E-mail: lkaichin@kean.edu



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Arch 1302

GE 2025



Richard Kai Ching Leung is a founding partner of Generiek, an architectural practice based in Belgium and China. Works by Generiek include a series of houses in Flanders(both built and unbuilt) that form part of the office’s research on the relationship between subjectivity and domesticity. Recent commissioned projects include extensions and renovations of primary schools as well as a conversion of a church into a daycare centre.


In 2019, Generiek was part of the Promising Young Architects program at Het Niuewe Instituut in Rotterdam. His works was also part of the 2020/2021 series of the ACROSS program by APlus magazine featuring young architectural offices. The first solo exhibition of Generiek’s work was exhibited at the Vlaams Architectuurinstituut(VAi) in Antwerp in April 2022.


Richard Leung graduated from the Architectural Association School of Architecture in London where he received the Eileen Gray Bursary. In 2017, he was also shortlisted for the Scholar’s Prize in Architecture by the British School in Rome. His previous professional experiences include working for Herzog & de Meuron in Switzerland and OMA in Hong Kong.



AADiploma, Architectural Association School of Architecture


Research Fields

Subjectivity and the Domestic

Mass Housing



Public Lectures

2022 – Vlaams Architectuurinstituut

2020 – University of Liege

2019 – Het Niuewe Instituut

2018 – University of Ghent


Selected Projects

2022 – The Haven – Church Conversion, Boekhoute(BE), Invited Competition(First Prize, In Progress)

2022 – Heaven is a Place on Earth – Installation/Exhibition, Antwerp(BE), Commission(Completed)

2021 – Pace Road – Country Villa+Estate, Chattahoochee(GA,US), Commission

2021 – Extension House – Terraced House Extension, Ghent(BE), Commission(Under Construction)

2020 – Garden House – House Extension, Ghent(BE), Commission(Completed)

2020 – St. Lambertus – School Extension, Ekeren(BE), Invited Competition(First Prize, In Progress)

2020 – Virgo Maria – School Extension, Merksem(BE), Invited Competition(First Prize, In Progress)

2020 – Park Tower – Watchtower, Knokke(BE), Invited Competition(First Prize)

2019 – Static in Motion – Territorial Masterplan, Berlin(DE), Open Competition

2019 – The Stranger – Exhibition Pavilion, Stavanger(NO), Commission(Completed)

2018 – Four Rivers and Paradise – Library Extension/Masterplan, Sakaka(SA), Open Competition

2017 – Slope House – Row House, Ghent(BE), Commission(Completed)

2017 – Daily Measures – Pavilion, Hong Kong(CN), Open Competition(Honourable Mention)

2016 – Cross House – House in Medieval District, Ghent(BE), Commission(Completed)