6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Hello Fellow with Moira Moser
The next event in AIA Hong Kong’s Hello Fellow Leadership Series will be led by Moira Moser, FAIA, FHKIA, FCTBUH, NCARB, Chairman and Founder of M Moser Associates, who will share valuable insights on the creation and management of a global design organisation. The firm’s decades-long focus on people and community, combined with a continuous drive to push the boundaries of innovation, was recently recognized with the AIA International Region’s first-ever Firm Award.
During this interactive event, Ms Moser will conduct a tour of the firm’s Hong Kong office, highlighting the key success factors that have enabled the company, as well as its clients, to achieve their common goals.
The presentation will also address the ongoing global pandemic, the challenges faced by businesses and staff, as well as suggested solutions to ensure that projects undertaken during such unprecedented times remain unaffected and that continuity and quality is retained
Please register in advance here.
Moira Moser FAIA FHKIA FCTBUH NCARB
A native of California, Moira Moser gained an international education as an architect before founding M Moser Associates in Hong Kong in 1981. Today, M Moser is a global firm with over 1,000 staff in 21 offices on four continents. The company provides a holistic approach to physical and digital workplace environments of all scales, integrating expertise in workplace strategy, architecture, engineering, interior design, and digital infrastructure, together with sustainability and wellness.
Ms. Moser is a recognised architect in California, the UK and Hong Kong, and is a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects. In 2001, she became one of the few women to be made a Fellow of the Hong Kong Institute of Architects. She is also a Fellow of the Council for Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat and was a member of its Advisory Group from 1988-2015.
In 2004, Ms. Moser was also recognised as Hong Kong’s ‘Entrepreneur of the Year’ by the Women of Influence group, and in 2008 received the prestigious ‘Legend Award’ at the Contract Annual Design Award in New York.
Moira has shared some of her business tips in this YouTube interview.
Robert Dani, Assoc. AIA, MSc Architect Engineer, Reset AP
Robert Dani is an Associate Director at M Moser Associates. He has joined M Moser in 2015 after working at an independent branding and design agency for 7 years. His training in architecture has been a key influence in his approach to design ever since. Over the years, Robert has been involved in a wide range of projects, working directly with clients. Robert has a holistic approach to handling projects and prefers following through from concept design to execution coordination. He brings the firm expertise in concept design, spatial planning and technical development with his experience in wayfinding, branding and graphic design.
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
AIA Hong Kong Webinar: Wellness Design in Office Environment
AIA Hong Kong will host our first 2020 webinar on Wellness Design in Office Environments on Thursday, March 26. WELL faculty from the International WELL Building Institute (IWBI), Stephen Brown from New York and Richard Chang from Shenzhen, will give us a presentation on WELL v2 and case studies will be shared. The presentation will be followed by a Q&A session and tips to fight against COVID-19 using tools offered by IWBI will be shared.
This webinar is free for all AIA Hong Kong members, with a maximum of 100 participants.
Below are instructions for joining the webinar:
Please register in advance, here:
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
MEMSI Smart Showcase Day on Jan 18, 2020
Venue:HKPC Building, 78 Tat Chee Avenue
MEMSI Showcase 2020
IDEATE, INNOVATE, TEST AND REPEAT
Please RSVP here – https://memsi2020showcase.eventbrite.com/
ABOUT MIT HK INNOVATION NODE
2:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Designing Human-Centered Neighborhoods: Strategies and Fieldnotes
Venue:HKSTP at Wheelock Gallery
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
Founder and Director, Oval Partnership
Executive Director, Fairland Holdings
Executive Director, Chief Representative Hong Kong at Grosvenor Asia Pacific
Co-founder and Director, Architecture Commons
Panel 2 : Notes from the Field: Building Communities from the Ground Up
Social Work Supervisor, Caritas Mok Cheung Sui Kun Community Centre
Co-founder, MM Community (Myanmar)
Head of Purpose Capital, Social Ventures Hong Kong
Founder and CEO, Epiphany Labs
Please join us at this event to learn about neighborhood planning.
RSVP NOW – SPACE IS LIMITED
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
2019 AIA Hong Kong X’mas Party
Venue:AIA Hong Kong Chapter Office
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 firstname.lastname@example.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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