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14/12/2019
2:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Designing Human-Centered Neighborhoods: Strategies and Fieldnotes
Venue:HKSTP at Wheelock Gallery
Description:

Dear Members,

AIA Hong Kong is extending our Smart City series to the neighborhood scale.

The Neighborhood Innovation Lab is a joint initiative by AIA members from Architecture Commons and Epiphany Labs. Their teams seek to understand how we can shape our neighborhoods and foster identity through an inclusive, human-centered design approach.

The Neighborhood Innovation Lab has already initiated a pilot project in Wanchai’s Star Street Precinct. They have led community walks, held public engagement workshops, and conducted 1-on-1 interviews and other listening sessions. This workshop will share their findings and will be followed by two panel discussions.

 

Panel 1 : Towards Shared Value: Strategies for Developing Inclusive Neighborhoods

Speakers

Christopher Law

Founder and Director, Oval Partnership

Douglas Wu

Executive Director, Fairland Holdings

Tim Jowett

Executive Director, Chief Representative Hong Kong at Grosvenor Asia Pacific

Moderator

Eric Ho

Co-founder and Director, Architecture Commons

 

Panel 2 : Notes from the Field: Building Communities from the Ground Up

Speakers

Benjamin Sin

Social Work Supervisor, Caritas Mok Cheung Sui Kun Community Centre

Justin Chan

Co-founder, MM Community (Myanmar)

Lehui Liang

Head of Purpose Capital, Social Ventures Hong Kong

Moderator

Vince Siu

Founder and CEO, Epiphany Labs

 

Please join us at this event to learn about neighborhood planning.

 

RSVP NOW – SPACE IS LIMITED

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/designing-human-centred-neighbourhoods-strategies-fieldnotes-tickets-81898208747

 

 

09/12/2019
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
2019 AIA Hong Kong X’mas Party
Venue:AIA Hong Kong Chapter Office
Description:

 

Dear Members,

December is a wonderful time for festivities with friends and families!

Since we missed the opportunity to meet face-to-face at the AGM this year, you are cordially invited to join us for a pre-holiday gathering at the Chapter Office on Monday evening, December 9. Wine and light refreshments will be served.

If you would like to attend this free event, please RSVP via rsvp@aiahk.org before December 6 so we have a good idea of numbers.

We hope to greet many of you next week, to bid farewell to our EXCO 2019 and to welcome EXCO 2020!

 

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06/12/2019
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
AIA Hong Kong, HKIA & RIBA (HK) Smart City Series Community Workshop with MIT
Venue:MIT Innovation Node
Description:

 

Dear Members and Friends of AIA Hong Kong,

AIA Hong Kong and MIT Innovation Node are hosting a community workshop to spread the idea of the Smart City to elementary school students aged 10-12. We will first give the students a brief lecture on what the Smart City and Smart Furniture can do for Hong Kong, after which the students will be grouped into four teams and asked to pitch four smart building ideas – within one hour. They will learn how to share their thoughts cooperatively, graphically illustrate their ideas via sketches, and finally compile a presentation suitable for an elevator pitch to the MIT jury. To assist in this process, we are now seeking AIA Hong Kong members who speak Cantonese to help guide the children on how to put together their Smart Building presentations.

The workshop is FREE, LUs will be provided AND a light lunch will be served!

Get in the Christmas spirit and join us for this inspiring event, co-organized with HKDC BODW CityProg 2019 and MIT Hong Kong Innovation Node.

RSVP here rsvp@aiahk.org

We hope to see you there!

Program

12:30 -12:45pm  Networking and Light Lunch
12:45 – 2:30pm  Presentations

 

03/12/2019
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
AIA Hong Kong, HKIA & RIBA (HK) Smart City Series Symposium & Awards ceremony
Venue:Multi-function Room, EKEO @ Kwun Tong
Description:

 

Dear Members and Friends of AIA Hong Kong,

You are cordially invited to join the AIA Hong Kong, HKIA and RIBA (HK) Smart City Series Symposium and Awards Ceremony on Tuesday, December 3, 2019.

Following the success of the 2018 Joint Symposium with HKIA and RIBA (HK), we launched a design competition to explore the concept of the “Smart City” earlier this year – the first step of which was to create smart street furniture for the digital age using innovative, sustainable and urban-focused thinking. This year’s symposium will feature speakers from many different disciplines, including: government officials, architects, planners, IT experts and smart furniture designers to share the their knowledge of, and experiences with, smart city thinking.

Please join us for an inspiring and lively evening and to celebrate our Smart City Competition winners.  The event will be sponsored by COLOURLIVING and is co-organized with HKDC BODW CityProg 2019.

See you on the December 3!

 

On behalf of the AIA Hong Kong Chapter, we also wish to thank you for your continued support.

 

Vicky Chan, AIA 
Vice President / President-elect 2020
Chairman, Organizing Committee of the AIA Hong Kong, HKIA and RIBA (HK) Smart City Series

 

 

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03/12/2019 - 31/12/2019
All Day
AIA Hong Kong, HKIA and RIBA (HK) Smart City series
Description:

 

Thank you to our jurors for their valuable time and input in selecting the finalists!

Stay tuned for more talks and workshops in our Smart City Series in November and December and Save the Date for our Symposium on December 3rd at the Energizing Kowloon East Office (EKEO) in Kwun Tong. The event will be sponsored by COLOURLIVING and co-organized with BODW CityProg 2019.

 

 

Vicky Chan, AIA
Chair, Joint Competition Organizing Committee

 

 

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