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19/04/2018
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
AIA Hong Kong Building Tour – H Queen’s
Venue:H Queen’s
Description:

Due to popular demand, this event is sold-out. 

Please join us for a building tour of H Queen’s – Art & Lifestyle Tower.

Designed by William Lim, FAIA, of CL3 Architects, H Queen’s is Hong Kong’s first art and lifestyle hub. Developed by Henderson Land, the 24-storey building occupies a prime location in Central, with entrances on both Queen’s Road and on Stanley Street.

The development emphasizes spaciousness, flexibility, functionality, eco-friendliness and energy efficiency. Interior spaces have been optimized for large-scale exhibitions, with systems for both outdoor and indoor displays, while a glass shuttle lift allows visitors to observe the galleries from G/F to 10/F. To ensure a variety of activities, several floors of the building have been dedicated to retail outlets and fine dining.

The building’s public art program not only promotes local, emerging artists, but also aims to raise the level of art appreciation in Hong Kong.

The tour will be led by William Lim, FAIA, of CL3 Architects.

 

Special Thanks to:

 

Hourly parking service available at 100 QRC,Stanley Street entrance (First come first served)

 

 

 

 

26/03/2018
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
AIA Hong Kong First Quarterly Meeting - Scenography, by BeTrue
Venue:KI Island South Galleria
Description:

 

Please join us for a Technical Seminar by BeTrue on Monday, March 26, 2018. 

A long-standing member of the audio visual community in Hong Kong, Kenneth Yun of BeTrue will present a talk focused on how to properly integrate multi-media components into interior spaces.  Using case studies he will review the considerations that go into achieving well-considered AV design in spaces both large and small, introduce the latest standards of media display and discuss the development of systems that support the incorporation of sound into the architectural experience.

 

Speaker –

Kenneth Yun, Director (AES, SMPTE)

Mr. Yun founded BeTrue Limited 30 years ago in the hope of delivering true musical enjoyment into homes and institutions via audio-visual and multimedia platforms. A renowned audio-visual consultant for more than 35 years, Mr. Yun is highly regarded in the industry as a pioneer of architectural sound-scape and strategic infotainment. He serves as overseas advisor to the Macau Youth Symphony and Consultant to both the Hong Kong Piano Music Association and the Hong Kong Taoist Association. He was commissioned by the Hong Kong Airport Authority to organize the first ever Hong Kong Airport Proms in 2015.

 

 

Victoria Yun, Project Chief

Victoria has more than 15 years’ experience in the audio-visual industry.She has led numerous project teams and turned concepts into reality in sectors as varied as luxurious residences, clubhouses and hotels, sales offices, exhibition and performing spaces, academic institutions, and houses of worship. Notable projects include the Singapore International School, King George V School, the Kowloon Junior School Redevelopment & Expansion, HKU Lung Wah Residence Community Hall, and the HSBC Archive Centre.

 

Special Thanks to:

 

Venue Partner:

 

Venue: KI Island South Galleria  (1 min walk from Wong Chuk Hang MTR Station, Exit A)

Hourly parking service available (First come first served)

 

 

 

24/03/2018
10:00 am - 12:30 pm
AIA Hong Kong Building Tour - Tai Kwun
Venue:Tai Kwun
Description:

 

Due to popular demand, this event is sold-out. 

Please join us for a building tour of Tai Kwun : Centre for Heritage and Arts

The Central Police Station (Tai Kwun) revitalisation project involved an integrated team of conservation specialists, researchers, architects and other professionals including: Herzog & de Meuron, Purcell and Rocco Design Architects.

The compound is comprised of three declared monuments: the former Central Police Station, the Central Magistracy and the Victoria Prison.

With a deep respect for authenticity in materials, techniques and design, 16 heritage buildings and several open spaces have been restored for adaptive reuse. Two new buildings have also been added, housing a world-class art gallery space and a 200-seat auditorium. Designed by the internationally renowned architectural practice Herzog & de Meuron, the new buildings’ facades draw inspiration from the granite walls surrounding this historic landmark.

What was once a closed-off part of Hong Kong will soon become an open and vibrant new venue for all to enjoy, with international standard facilities to foster the city’s art, leisure and cultural landscape.

 

The tour will be led by Chi-Yan Chan of Herzog & de Meuron and Denis Tsang of Rocco Design Architects.

 

 

Meeting point: Pacific Coffee, 43 Lyndhurst Terrace (2-min walk to CPS)

NO car parking space available

 

 

Acknowledgment
         

 

01/02/2018
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
AIA Hong Kong 2018 Kick-off Party
Venue:Andante
Description:

Dear Friends of AIA Hong Kong:

Let’s kick start the month of Valentine and Chinese New Year with the AIA Hong Kong 2018 Kick-off Party on Thursday, February 1, 2018!

As our chapter is launching into its third decade, we would continue our commitment to SERVE our members, to COLLABORATE with our Corporate partners, and to ENGAGE the local communities and other professional organizations, with various events being planned for 2018.

We are delighted to have Raymond Wong, the concert master of Hong Kong new Philharmonia Orchestra who has performed as a soloist with the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra, New Philharmonic Orchestra and the Hong Kong Elite Chamber Orchestra to perform and celebrate with us! 

Please join us for a fun evening and to learn more about this year’s theme and events, but most importantly, to meet new friends and/or to catch up with old pals!

We look forward to have your continue support!

The Executive Committee of 2018 AIA Hong Kong Chapter

 

Venue Sponsor

 

AV Sponsor

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

27/01/2018
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
AIA Hong Kong Building Tour - T · PARK
Venue:T • PARK
Description:

Please join us for a building tour of 2017 AIA Hong Kong Citation Award recipient, the T-Park in Tuen Mun.  Coach bus has been arranged.

T · PARK is the largest sludge treatment plant in the world with capacity to incinerate 2,000 tons of human waste each day. It reduces the volume of incoming material by 90% . Operated by 110 staff, this facility protects the natural environment by eliminating discharges into the sea – while generating power for 4,000 households and heat for three pools located in the spa next door. A desalination unit is used to meet freshwater requirements, and 1,000 trees were planted nearby as part of a carbon compensation program.

T · PARK occupies a 7 hectare site symbolizing the “journey from waste to energy” and was designed by internationally renowned French architect Claude Vasconi (1940 – 2009) with the Hong Kong Environmental Bureau. The streamlined, wave shape design of the building was inspired by the surrounding sea and hills, and makes the best use of sunlight, natural ventilation and green roofs to minimize energy consumption. The building has been certified as Provisional Platinum by Hong Kong Green Building Council.

This tour will visit the following spaces:

T· THEATRE – A video will introduce T PARK, one of the “green goals” for Hong Kong

T· HALL – The sludge treatment process will be explained using interactive models

T · GALLERY – View life-size models and plant operation through windows

T · SKY – To showcase upcycling concepts

T· CAFE – An eco-cafe featuring re-used and re-purposed materials

 

Transportation Arrangement:

Coach pick up at MTR Prince Edward Station Exit A (Playing Field Road) at 9:30am

NO car parking space available

 

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