Karen Wong

Bates Smart, Studio Director | Melbourne, Australia


As an all-rounder, British trained architect, Karen has considerable experience in all sectors, both within Australia and overseas. With particular expertise in complex mixed-use projects, tall buildings, masterplans and city shaping precincts, Karen enjoys problem solving and interacting with diverse groups of people to create connected communities that improve mental and physical wellbeing and have an enduring impact on our cities.


Awards Best Tall Building Australia Jury (2021)

Australia Chapter, Board Member (2014 – Present)

City Committee, Melbourne, Board Member (2014 – Present)