The Jury consists of Jurors appointed by the Competition Organiser.

Tung Ching Yew

Melisa Wong
(New York)

Mya Myitzu

Tung Ching Yew is a multidisciplinary award winning spatial designer with more than 20 years of industrial experience in design consultancy and project management. He founded SODA (Spirit Of Design Analogy Pte Ltd) based in Singapore since 2010 and has successfully accomplished projects worldwide, such as Singapore, China, Myanmar, the Philippines, Thailand, the U.S., Indonesia and Malaysia.

Ching Yew is currently a Council Member with Society of Interior Designers Singapore (SIDS) and is the Chairman for Singapore Interior Design Awards 2020. He is also the vice chairman for the Education Committee since he has been an adjunct lecturer for the past 10 years with a leading local arts and design institution, imparting knowledge and experiences to the next generation of designers.

Melisa Wong is trained in the United Kingdom and holds a BA Honours Degree in Graphic Design from University of Coventry as well as a degree in Masters in Communication Design from RMIT (Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology).

She has a strong interest in the field of architectural design and is the Editor of OCTANE, a design magazine focusing on architecture, graphic design, product design, fashion and fine art. She was instrumental in setting up the Venice Biennale Exhibition in Venice in 2012 and 2014 working in tandem with PAM the Architects Association, Malaysia.

Melisa has accrued 30 years of experience in the visual communications industry, working in audio-visual and multi-media production before venturing into the branding, design and advertising field. In the course of her career, she has won numerous awards locally and internationally. Presently she heads Octagon Creative a collaborative studio as a Managing/Design Director, which she founded in 1990.

Award-winning Myanmar interior designer, and design director of dwp | minteriors, Mya Myitzu has been an integral member of Yangon’s interior design field, having spent over six years honing her craft and establishing her own Myanmar-based interior design company, M. Interiors
and Design (M.ID).

Her company has has been responsible for the design of many iconic projects such as The Pansodan, Rangoon Tea House, and The Peninsula Residences Sales Gallery (Yangon), as well as more recent projects such as The Avenue, Rag & Denim, and
Locale which are all located at Yangon’s newest up-and-coming hub The Central (Yangon).

Assessment Committee

The Assessment Committee consists of the following members as appointed by the Competition Registrar:

– Candice Lim,  Managing Editor, FuturArc; Business Manager, Publishing (BCI Asia)

– Carissa Kwok, Assistant Editor, Cross Media Division (BCI Asia

The Assessment Committee will ensure the validity of all entries according to fulfillment of the Competition Conditions and to prepare the materials for the Jury. It has no role in judging the submissions.