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2015 Highlights

Design Awards
This year, the jurors selected 19 submissions for Award distinction. Specifically, (1) Honors Award for Architecture, (2) Merit Awards for Interior Architecture, (3) Merit Awards for Urban Design, (2) Merit Awards for Unbuilt/Other and (2) Merit Awards for Sustainable Design.

In addition, two recipients of the AIA Hong Kong Scholastic Award 2015 have been selected by the University of Hong Kong and the Chinese University of Hong Kong. The AIA Hong Kong would like to express sincere thanks and appreciation to the jurors for participation. The jurors for the 2015 Design Awards include:

Mr. Michael Ngu, FSIA AIA ARAIA RIBA – Jury Chair
Chief Executive Officer, architects61, Singapore

Mr. Leslie Lu, HKIA AIA
Principal, Hong Kong Design Institute / Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education
Head, Department of Design, Vocational Training Council (VTC), Hong Kong

Mr. Hannes Pfau
Director, UNStudio, Amsterdam

Mr. Michael Thanner, Assoc. AIA
Principal Architect, Tange Associates, Tokyo

Dr. Rocco Yim, BBS JP FHKIA RIBA Hon. AIA (HK)
Executive Director, Rocco Design Architects, Hong Kong

Mr. Gregory Leong, AIA
Chair, 2015 Honors & Awards Committee

Mr. Brian Jan, Assoc. AIA
Technical Advisor, 2015 Honors & Awards Committee

Scholastic Awards
The AIA Hong Kong is pleased to announce that this year’s recipients of AIA Hong Kong Scholastic Awards are:
Mr. Sian Wong, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Ms. Jiang Meng, The University of Hong Kong

Honorary Membership & Citations
The AIA Hong Kong is pleased to announce this year’s Honorary Members and Chapter Citations recipients.

AlA Hong Kong Chapter Citation

Hong Kong Green Building Council

In recognition of significant contributions in the Chapter’s region for promoting green building awareness to the public, for advocating sustainable building policies to the Government, and for developing practical solutions to improve energy and resource efficiency in the high-rise, high density urban environment of Hong Kong.

Alliance for a Beautiful Hong Kong

In recognition of significant contributions in the Chapter’s region for publication of their grass-roots efforts to defend and preserve Hong Kong’s natural trails and pedestrian areas, green belt zones, built artifacts and heritage architecture against encroaching development and destruction.

AlA Hong Kong Honorary Affiliate Membership
Mr. Ruy Barretto, SC Hon. AIA (HK)

In recognition of distinguished achievement in the Chapter’s region for his continued support of non-profit citizens’ environmental action groups with expert legal counsel and guidance in the advocacy of preserving both the built heritage and natural beauty of Hong Kong.

Dr. Victor Lo Chung Wing, GBS OBE JP Hon. AIA (HK)

In recognition of distinguished achievement in the Chapter’s region for his public leadership roles and commitment to design excellence with the West Kowloon Cultural District Museum Committee, and the Hong Kong Design Centre and its annual flagship event, the Business of Design Week.

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