Martin Tam is an architect and Chairman of FHKI’s Group 2 [building materials] to realize his vision- to find a way to achieve harmony with the environment via the production and use of building materials. He is civic-minded and has contributed to numerous community projects and programs. His passion is for zero-carbon and sustainable development, including the use of innovative materials, waste reduction, material recycling, alternative energy sources, water conservation, microclimatology, wide and varied uses of bamboo. He opined current way of industrialization, which has been going on for over 200 years and involve stripping resources to turn into profit is clearly not sustainable quite simply because we are stripping resources at a much faster rate than the regeneration of resources.