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Event Title


Cornell Trustee William Lim Presents "Matter" with Seoul Auction

Date and Time


Saturday 2019-09-21



SA+, 11/F H Queen's, 80 Queen's Road Central, Central, Hong Kong

Event Fee (Member) in HK$


Free of charge

Event Fee (Non-Member) in HK$


Free of charge

Event Sign-up Deadline


Monday 2019-09-16

Contact Person


Kathleen Ting

For more information, please email


Details :

Dear Cornell Alums,
The Cornell Club of Hong Kong would like to extend a warm invitation to an exclusive event with our very own Cornell Trustee, William Lim, on September 21st from 2:30pm to 4:30pm to give us an intimate tour of "Matter", an exhibition especially curated by William Lim himself working closely with Seoul Auction. 
Matter is an exhibition of contemporary artworks from Hong Kong and Korea planned by William Lim, a well-known Hong Kong based art collector and the designer of H Queen's, where our event will be hosted. This event allows time for intimate viewing of the selected collection, and will also allow us to sit down and hear the back story behind H Queens, and also on how William has selected the specific HK and Korean artists featured in this collection. We may also have a visiting guest artist or two depending on their schedules. 
This is a rare opportunity for alums to hear more about the work that has gone behind William Lim on his journey of preserving Asian cultural heritage through his commitment and passion towards architecture and interior design projects - from commercial buildings to 5 star hotels throughout Asia and to walk us through his exciting career and passion for architecture, art and culture. This exclusive event will also allow alums to gain upfront insight on William's choice of art pieces and Hong Kong and Korean young artists that are representative of the latest contemporary art. Please find William Lim's bio attached below. 
Details of the event:
Date: September 21st, 2019 (Saturday)
Time: 2:30 - 4:30 pm

Venue: SA+, 11/F H Queen's, 80 Queen's Road Central, Central, Hong Kong
Drinks: Wine will be provided 
Capacity: Seats are limited, first come, first serve basis
RSVP:  Please kindly RSVP through before September 16th, 2019 (email us your first name, last name, graduation class and college)
Many thanks for your attention. Should you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to email: or contact +852 6627 8279 for any last minute questions. 

We look forward to welcoming you and seeing you soon!
Best regards,
Cornell Club of Hong Kong
William's bio is as follows: 

William Lim is the Managing Director of CL3. He graduated from Cornell University in the U.S., with Bachelor and Master Degrees in Architecture. After graduating, he worked in Boston as an architect for five years, before returning to Hong Kong in 1987. He founded CL3 in 1992.
Important CL3 designs include H Queen's (2017), H Code (2018), Gaysorn Plaza (Bangkok, 2017), The Hemispheres (2015), Pushcart Furniture Series for Cornell University (NY, 2016), Millennium Mitsui Garden Hotel (Tokyo, 2015), East Hong Kong (2010), Hotel ICON (2011), and Marina Bay Sands (Singapore, 2010).

CL3's design commitment is one that looks to respecting the changing urban fabric of modern Asian cities, while staying true to their core cultural heritage.