James Sze

Arup | Hong Kong, China


James SZE graduated from the University of Hong Kong with a Bachelor degree in Civil and Structural Engineering in 1994. He has subsequently obtained part-time Master degrees in Geotechnical Engineering as well as Inter-disciplinary Design and Management from the same Univesity.

He is an Associate Director of Ove Arup & Partners Hong Kong office which has more than 1500 engineers in the East Asia Region. He has extensive experience in the investigation, design, instrumentation and construction supervision for deep foundation and basement excavation projects in Hong Kong as well as in other countries such as China, Vietnam, Thailand, South Korea and Middle East.

James is a Registered Professional Engineer in Structural, Civil and Geotechnical disciplines as well as a Registered Geotechnical Engineer in Hong Kong. He is also a Chartered Engineer with the Institution of Structural Engineers and…

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01 December 2015


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Deep Foundations for High-Rise Buildings in Hong Kong

James Sze, Arup

Hong Kong is a renowned small city with densely placed skyscrapers. It is no surprise that heavy duty or even mega foundations are built over...


01 March 2014


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Overview of Seismic Loads and Application of Local Code Provisions for Tall Buildings in Baku, Azerbaijan

Hi Sun Choi, Onur Ihtiyar & Leonard Joseph, Thornton Tomasetti; James Sze, Arup

Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan, has seen a boom in construction in recent years. The old Baku city has been rapidly transforming into a new...