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Once again it is time for our annual AIA Hong Kong Honors & Awards Program.
We encourage all members to submit their work for this prestigious event, which has become increasingly well known to other professionals and the public in the International Region.
Please note that the deadline for submission is August 22, 2014 and, for any enquiries, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Save the Date for our 2014 Honors & Awards Exhibition and Celebration on November 14, 2014.
Are “starchitects” ruining the skyline? Probably not anymore than a dearth of architects has ruined the suburban landscape. Witold Rybczynki likes Norman Foster’s London Gherkin but what of his utterly context-averse Apple campus in Cupertino, Calif.?
While there’s no question that there are a lot of terrible buildings emerging across the globe, we can’t place the blame for that on a handful of international superstars.
For one, there’s no skyscraper without a client – who presumably has presented a program to his architect that asked for impossible heights and singular architectural moves. Second, Rybczynki’s framing of a small handful of architects as a ruinous cabal ascribes to a pretty outdated idea of the architect as a solitary genius. READ More >
Please join us to learn how light controls help achieve LEED v4 certification in new construction and major renovations of commercial buildings. This will be a sit down dinner held in the recently completed Congress Plus Restaurant which is pending LEED certification.
This program is registered with GBCI and AIA / CES. LEED APs and AIA members can earn 1 LEED specific education hour and AIA / CES learning unit upon completion of this seminar.
Speaker: Patrick Yam has over 7-year of experiences in design and installation of energy-efficient light management systems for various projects, including both LEED and HKBEAM installations successfully commissioned in mainland China and Hong Kong. Patrick is a LEED Accredited Professional and a member of Platinum
Date: August 5, 2014 (Tuesday)
Time: 6:30 -8:30 PM – Dinner starts at 7:00 PM
Venue: Congress Plus Restaurant 4/F Phase 1 Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC)
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