- Penang, Malaysia, 1948
- Citizen of Malaysia, United Kingdom Right-of-Abode
- Graduated in Architecture from the AA (Architectural Association) School, London, England (1966-1971).
- Received Doctorate (PhD) in Architecture from Cambridge University, England, (1971-1975 )
- Served as a Principal in T. R. Hamzah and Yeang in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, since 1975.
- In 2005 Yeang became a director of the English firm of Llewelyn Davies Yeang. It is a multidisciplinary firm of urban designers, architects, and landscape architects with headquarters in London.
- Pioneer in the field of ecological, bioclimatic and energy efficient architecture.
- Use of passive features for energy efficiency and improved social environment.
- Integration of the building with the surrounding environment.
- Buildings designed to minimize disruptions with the adjoining ecosystems and to maintain the sensitive eco balance.
- Design with the climate in mind which brings an aesthetic dimension to his work.
- Use of energy efficient materials.
- Low energy usage, naturally lit interiors.
- Vertical landscaping to improve indoor air quality
- Menara Mesiniaga building in Subang Jaya Selangor, Malaysia, 1992
- MBF Tower, Penang, 1993
- Tokyo-Nara Tower, Tokyo, Japan, 1994
- Mesiniaga Penang, Penang, 2003
- New National Library of Singapore, Singapore, 2005
Spire Edge IT Park Manesar Gurgaon:
- Iconic 300ft high green building
- Located in the northeast corner of the site
- Climatically appropriate, innovative building
- High rise pedestrian ramp that serves as a integrated landscape area
- Vertical extension of the central street that connects to the plaza
- Rooftop terrace gardens
- Efficiently organized cores and lift clusters
- Glare free day lit interiors
- Use of high performance glass and shading devices
Climate Responsive Design:
- Maximize penetration of day light and optimizing heat gain
- Building profile
- Building orientation
- Water recycling
- On site STP and ETP
- Low irrigation vegetation like Shirish, Neem, Gulmohur, Jacaranda, Champa
- Rain water harvesting
- 28 day water backup facility