Creative Macau

Center for Creative Industries


André Lui

Andre Lui chak keong, architect, specialist on cultural heritage, visual artist Born in Macao and graduated from the Faculty of Architecture, Universidade Tecnica, Lisbon in 1999, Andre Lui worked for the famous Portuguese architect Manuel Vicente in Lisbon and also worked for Architecture Studio, a top architecture and design company in Paris. He participated in the project for a Portuguese Chinese Friendship Monument in Macao, which was designed by a Portuguese sculptor, Domingos Soares Branco. Between 2000 and 2003, he worked as architect in the Culture Institute of Macao S.A.R. From 2003 to 2005, he took and completed a specialist study on cultural heritage (conservation and reuse of ancient buildings and historical center) in Centre des Hautes Etudes des Chaillot, Paris and obtained the professional qualification of Architect du Patrimoine in France. In 2006 he opened his own studio in Macao.

Besides architecture, Andre Lui is interested in a lot of visual art activities. He practises namely painting, installation, photography and video, and he participated in many collective and individual exhibitions.


Major architectural projects

2003, Project for the World Trade Center Memorial, New York (international competition)

2003, Sacred Art Museum of S. Joseph Seminary of Macao

2003, Extension building of Robert Ho Tong Library (partnership with architects Cheong cheok kio and Joy Choi)

2002, Project for the Great Egyptian Museum, Cairo ( international competition)

2002, Central Library of Macao ( partnership with architects Cheong cheok kio and Chan kin seng)

2000, Restaurant Vinha, Macao ( partnership with architect Joy Choi).


Individual painting exhibitions

2003, Individual watercolor painting exhibition in public libraries of Macao

1998, Individual painting exhibition “Barroco” in Portuguese Bookshop Gallery, Macao

1998, Individual watercolor painting exhibition Agua, Saudade Ardente” in Gallery of Missão de Macau in Lisbon

1995, Individual painting exhibition in Macau Cultural Plaza Bookshop Gallery, Macao


It’s a head scratch, isn’t it?

26th March — 9th April, 2008


7th — 24th March, 2008

André Lui Chak Keong is an artist who lives in a world of poetry. You can tell that from his recent oil painting exhibition THE WORLD OF COLORS at CREATIVE MACAU from 7th to 24th of March. For increasing the communication and Interaction between the artists and the public, we therefore require every artist who […]