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9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Hong Kong – Barcelona Urban Exchange: A Dual Approach to Waterfront Regeneration
Venue:Grand Hall, Lee Shau Kee Lecture Centre, Centenary Campus, University of Hong Kong

The Hong Kong SAR Government together with the Hong Kong Institute of Urban Design, the Hong Kong Institute of Planners, and the Hong Kong Green Building Council and the Government of Barcelona City collaborate to form an urban exchange platform will organize the first of the series of event – a symposium to be held in Feb 2014 at Hong Kong. The title of the symposium is “Hong Kong – Barcelona Urban Exchange: A Dual Approach to Waterfront Regeneration”. It is aimed to share and explore urban development experience on issues among the two cities – Hong Kong and Barcelona. It will be a good opportunity for government officials, architects, planners, urban designers and practitioners to exchange experience and ideas for further collaboration between Hong Kong and Barcelona city.

The Symposium is organized by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, the Government of Barcelona and the three professional Institutes/organizations and supported by many professional institutions, government departments and organizations. Subject to unforeseeable changes, we are honoured to have Mrs Carrie Lam, the Chief Secretary for Administration, HKSARG; Mr Xavier Trias i Vidal de Llobatera, Mayor of Barcelona to be the guests of honour for the Symposium.

The speakers of the symposium are from a diverse background, including governmental organizations, professional bodies, and a wide range of industries and sectors, both from Hong Kong and the Barcelona City. Details of the Symposium are as follow:


Date: 22 February 2014 (Saturday)
Time: 9:00am – 4:30pm
Venue: Grand Hall, Lee Shau Kee Lecture Centre, Centenary Campus, University of Hong Kong


Ms Joelle Cheung / Ms Jocelyn Kwok
Tel: +852 3159 2953/3159 2933
Fax: +852 2372 0490
Email: /


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6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Humanizing Megascale: The Architecture of Moshe Safdie
Venue:Asia Society Hong Kong Center

AIA Hong Kong 2014 First Quarterly Presentation

The Speaker:

Moshe Safdie, FAIA, CC, is an internationally renowned architect, urban planner, educator, theorist, and author.  Embracing a comprehensive and humane design philosophy, Safdie is committed to architecture that supports and enhances a project’s program; that is informed by the geographic, social, and cultural elements that define a place; and that responds to human needs and aspirations. Safdie has completed a wide range of projects, including cultural, educational, and civic institutions; neighborhoods and public parks; mixed-use urban centers and airports; master plans for existing communities and entirely new cities worldwide.

AIA HK - Announcement Moshe Safdie at Asia Society - Featured

Major current and recent projects by Safdie Architects include Mamilla Alrov Center in Jerusalem; Marina Bay Sands resort in Singapore; Khalsa Heritage Memorial Complex in Punjab, India; US Institute of Peace Headquarters in Washington, DC; the National Campus for the Archeology of Israel; the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts in Missouri; and the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Arkansas.

In addition to numerous articles on the theory and practice of architecture, Moshe Safdie has authored several books, most notably, Beyond Habitat (1970), For Everyone a Garden (1974), and Form and Purpose (1982), among others.

Safdie has been the recipient of numerous awards, honorary degrees, and civil honors, including the Companion Order of Canada and the Gold Medal of the Royal Architectural


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6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
AIA Hong Kong 2014 Kickoff Event - Building M+: The Museum and Architecture Collection Tour

AIA Hong Kong 2014 “Innovate, Invent, Inspire”

Please join AIA Hong Kong at our first event of the New Year with a guided tour of the exhibition Building M+: The Museum and Architecture Collection at ArtisTree in Quarry Bay.  The exhibition will close on February 9, so please take the opportunity to share in this unique experience with your colleagues.  After the tour we will gather next door for drinks and conversation.

7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
VSC/Bagnodesign - Grand Opening Invitation 23 January, 2014
Venue:BAGNODESIGN Architect & Design Centre

VSC Bagnodesign Grand Opening invitation 23 January, 2014

10/01/2014 - 09/02/2014
All Day
Building M+: The Museum and Architecture Collection

The exhibition is organised by M+ and WKCDA

and will be opening on January 10, 2014 

West Kowloon Cultural District Authority and M+ present “Building M+: The Museum and Architecture Collection”, M+’s first architecture exhibition, from 10 January to 9 February 2014. This will be a landmark presentation offering a more detailed preview of the design of the future museum building by Herzog & de Meuron with TFP Farrells and Ove Arup & Partners HK, alongside a preview of the museum’s growing architecture collection, the first of its kind in Asia.

Two public talks are also scheduled on 9 and 25 January respectively. We look forward to seeing you there!

The exhibition will also offer a first look at over 100 works and materials, many previously unseen, by more than 35 architects, firms and artists, inclusive of works by Frank Lloyd Wright, Yungho Chang, Ma Yansong, OMA, Andreas Gursky, Urbanus, Steven Holl, Rocco Yim, Tao Ho and others: providing a snapshot of the museum’s groundbreaking approach to collecting, understanding, and thinking about architecture.

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Park View
View of M+ from the Park at WKCD – next to a tree-lined avenue along the waterfront.
© Herzog & de Meuron
Courtesy of Herzog & de Meuron and West Kowloon Cultural District Authority



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Sou Fujimoto Architects
One of 15 Concept Study Models for Nature/Architecture, Serpentine Gallery Pavilion, London, UK 2013 Various dimensions


Building M+ Exhibition Details

Dates: 10 January – 9 February 2014
Opening Hours: Daily 10am-8pm (*open till 5 pm on 30 January, closed 31 January)
Venue: ArtisTree, 1/F, Cornwall House, TaiKoo Place, Island East, Hong Kong
Admission: FREE

Further Details


Public Talk 1

Date: Thursday 9 January 2014
Venue: Auditorium, 9/F, The Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups Building, 21 Pak Fuk Road, North Point, Hong Kong
Time: 4:30 – 6:00 pm
Speakers: Jacques Herzog and Pierre de Meuron
RSVP: Online registration via below link

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