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28/04/2020
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Hello Fellow with Moira Moser
Description:

 

Dear Members,

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’s Profile:

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.

Moderator’s Profile:

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.

26/03/2020
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
AIA Hong Kong Webinar: Wellness Design in Office Environment
Description:

 

Dear Members,

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:

  • You can use your phone, tablet or PC to join. Install the zoom.us application prior to the meeting.
  • Please use your real name for registration so that we can credit 1.5 LUs/HSW to you.
  • All attendees should mute their audio during the presentation to avoid signal interference.
  • On this occasion, only the host and panelists will be allowed to speak.
  • You may, however, type questions in the Q&A box at the bottom of your zoom screen.
  • The panelists will review your questions and provide responses, time allowing.
  • The presentation will be recorded.

Please register in advance, here:

https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_91EgT-3ES9CJL33sHD8TpA

18/01/2020
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
MEMSI Smart Showcase Day on Jan 18, 2020
Venue:HKPC Building, 78 Tat Chee Avenue
Description:

 

MEMSI Showcase 2020

IDEATE, INNOVATE, TEST AND REPEAT

Dear members,
AIA Hong Kong invites you to join our partner, MIT Innovation Node to start your new year with some intellectual play time at their MEMSI Showcase on Saturday, January 18th, 2020. Featuring 34 students from MIT and Hong Kong who will demo business ideas and connected hardware proof of concept prototypes done in just two weeks!
MEMSI is organized in collaboration with the MIT Hong Kong Innovation Node, Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship, MIT Project Manus, China-MISTI and MIT Innovation Initiative.

CONTENT

  • Meet 34 promising student innovators selected from MIT and universities in Hong Kong – a diverse cohort representing business, engineering and design disciplines.
  • Be the judge! Vote for your favorite team.
  • 100 invite-only VIPs from the MIT community, hardware startups, investors, academia, government, executives and supporters of entrepreneurship.

SCHEDULE
Saturday, January 18th, 2020

  • 13:30-14:00 – Registration
  • 14:00-14:15 – Introductions
  • 14:15-15:30 – Presentations
  • 15:30-17:00 – Networking & Announcing the winners

VENUE
Conference Hall, 4th Floor
HKPC Building
78 Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong

Please RSVP here – https://memsi2020showcase.eventbrite.com/

ABOUT MIT HK INNOVATION NODE
The Node’s mission is to educate the next generation of global innovators to take their ideas to impact.
Visit hkinnovationnode.mit.edu

For more information about the program:
memsi.mit.edu
Questions:
hkinnovationnode@mit.edu

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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