Ken Yeang is an architect and ecologist, known for his signature ecoachitecture having a distinctive verdant green aesthetic. He trained at the Architectural Association School (UK). His doctorate is from Cambridge University. He is principal of T. R. Hamzah & Yeang Sdn. Bhd. with offices in UK and China - with expertise in delivering distinctive, innovative ecological architecture and masterplans beyond conventional accreditation. He holds the Distinguished Plym Professorship (Illinois University). He has authored over 12 books on green architecture. Awards received include the Aga Khan Award, Malaysian Institute of Architects Gold Medal, Malaysian Government’s Merdeka Award. The Guardian newspaper names him as, "..one of the 50 people who could save the planet..".