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Date/Time Event
01/11/2017 - 14/11/2017
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
2017 AIA Hong Kong Honors & Awards Exhibition
Venue:PMQ
Description:

 

The AIA Hong Kong Honors & Awards program celebrates the most outstanding designs submitted by our members each year. It also recognizes the contributions of those individuals and organizations that have demonstrated an ability to raise public awareness of issues relating to architecture and the built environment.

The pop-up exhibition will display all of our members’ submissions in the architecture, interior architecture, urban design and unbuilt projects categories. In addition, students from both the University of Hong Kong and the Chinese University of Hong Kong will be cited for their talent in architectural studies.

The 2017 Honors and Awards presentations will take place during our 20th Anniversary Cocktail Reception on November 7, 2017. (Click here for details)

We hope to see you at PMQ!

 

14/10/2017
4:15 pm - 7:00 pm
2017 AIA Hong Kong Annual Meeting
Venue:Asia Society Hong Kong Center
Description:

 

Dear Member:

This year, the AIA Hong Kong has curated a special program to complement the occasion of our Annual Meeting.  We will be screening the film “Eero Saarinen: The Architect Who Saw the Future“, a special production on the life and career of the prominent Finnish-American architect Eero Saarinen by his son Eric Saarinen. (Click here for details).

In addition, we are delighted to have invited William Lim, FAIA, Past President of AIA Hong Kong and his son Kevin Lim, Assoc. AIA, current Chair of Communications Committee of AIA Hong Kong, both leaders of their own successful practices, to share with the audience their views on the film and other cross generation inspirations following the screening.

The Annual Meeting will have 3 agendas including: delivery of Chapter Report by the President, Financial Report by the Treasurer and Chapter Election for 2018 Executive Members.  (List of nominated candidates)   The AIA relies heavily on the personal involvement and commitment of its members.  Your participation is highly encouraged.  On behalf of AIA Hong Kong, we thank you in advance for your support.

 

 

Rex Wong, AIA                        Anderson Lee, AIA 
2017 President                        First Vice-president / President-elect 2018

 

05/10/2017 - 09/10/2017
12:00 am
AIA International Region Conference in Prague - October 2017
Venue:AIA Europe / AIA IR
Description:

The Prague 20/20 Conference is nearly sold out due to huge demand. We encourage you to register as soon as possible here with AIA Europe.

 

26/09/2017
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
AIA Hong Kong Evening Cocktail - Design in Motion
Venue:Shun Lee Showroom
Description:

The world is facing an increasingly aging population, more and more of whom are afflicted with dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.

Architects can have a real and tangible impact on the design of long-term care facilities that cater to people who need to live in what are now called memory care facilities. It is well kown that a properly designed environment can sometimes reduce Alzheimer patients’ symptoms of anxiety, depression, social withdrawal, hallucinations and agitation.

This course will share some best practices for the design of these highly specialized interior spaces, as well as a few items to avoid or carefully consider. More specifically, it will explore how the selection of interior colors, use of lighting, incorporation of daylight, and specification of flooring can help create an environment that promotes calm behavior and comfort, and encourages healthy socialization and safe ambulation.

 

Speaker: Athena Lam

With more than 10 years’ experience in the flooring products industry, Athena Lam is the Regional Sales Manager for Tarkett in Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan. She leads the company’s efforts in cultivating innovation, technology, use of materials and sustainability

 

Sponsor

 

21/09/2017
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
AIA Hong Kong Evening Cocktail - The Idea of Light, by colourliving
Venue:Colourliving
Description:

 

Come join Colourliving, as they host a discussion with Elena Veneziani, from CoeLux.  Knowing the significance of natural light on health and emotions, Professor Paolo Di Trapani studied the different qualities of natural light that people perceive with the goal of recreating it in a laboratory environment.  Through this, he developed a solution that replicates the feeling of natural light to reproduce virtually the experience of the sun and sky.

With an emphasis impact of natural light on health and emotion, Elena Veneziani will discuss the challenge to architecture, reconnecting man with the natural environment and how to use the perception of space to improve the relationship with reality.

 

Speaker:

Elena Veneziani
Regional Key Account Manager, CoeLux

After the degree in Management from Bocconi University in Milan, Elena worked for over 8 years in Asia supporting Italian companies expanding their business in the area, with particular focus on furniture and interior design products.

Elena is now regional key account manager for CoeLux in charge of Asia pacific and North American markets.

 

 

Sponsor

colourliving

 

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