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Bauhaus in Hong Kong – Movie Screening at Central Market | October 20, 2021

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 20/10/2021
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Location
Central Market - Courtyard
Address
93 Queen's Road Central

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Dear Members

AIA Hong Kong is pleased to announce that we will host an outdoor screening at Central Market in conjunction with Designing Central and HKICON, to celebrate the re-opening of this historic building after a decade-long revitalization process.

From its beginnings as a fresh food market in 1939, Central Market has been transformed into an important public space and ‘Playground for All’ in the heart of Central, Hong Kong.

We will show a 28-minute documentary, “The Dessau Bauhaus” in the outdoor courtyard, followed by a panel discussion with our guest speakers: Dr. Han Man, of the CUHK School of Architecture faculty, and Fredo Cheung, former president of HKICON, who will speak on “Bauhaus in Hong Kong”.  As the event will take place on a ‘Playground for All’, be prepared to stand up, move around and play! 

Please RSVP via the link below by 5:00 PM on October 19, 2021 and, if you have any questions, contact the Chapter office at rsvp@aiahk.org / 2882-6011.

For those members who would like to have LU credit, please combine your name and membership number as the ticket holder name, e.g. samho38588821

Ticket purchasing link here

Details

Date:         October 20, 2021 – Wednesday
Time:         6:30 – 9:30 PM (Free seating | Door opens at 6:30 PM | Movie starts at 7:30 PM)
Location: Central Market – Courtyard
Fee:           HK$50 (AIA and HKICON members), HK$100 (Non-members), HK$50 (Full time students)
CES:          2.0 LUs/HSW

 


 

About the Speakers

 

Dr Han Man
Bachelor in Urban Planning (SEU); Master in Architectural History and Theory (SEU); PhD (CUHK)

 

Dr Han Man is a lecturer in the School of Architecture at the Chinese University of Hong Kong where he currently teaches foundation courses in architectural design and perception, design theory, and architectural history and theory. He has been researching 20th century Hong Kong architecture for a decade, the outcome of which includes his PhD dissertation as well as a number of scholarly articles and book chapters. Working as a Co-investigator, he has recently completed a research project on the conservation of  modern architecture in Hong Kong, supported by a grant from the University Grants Council here. Besides teaching and research, Dr Man is an architectural designer with practical experience in Nanjing and Hong Kong.

 

Fredo Cheung 
BA (Architectural Studies) HKU; Master of Architecture HKU; MSc (Conservation) HKU; HKICON

 

Fredo Cheung is a former Vice-President of the Hong Kong Institute of Architectural Conservationists (HKICON). Before embarking on his career in heritage conservation, he worked with Leigh and Orange and, later, Ronald Lu and Partners, specializing in the design of institutional buildings in Hong Kong, China and the Middle East. He has participated in the design of several award-winning projects over the years and his early involvement with heritage issues spurred his interest in further studies in building heritage issues.  Currently, he divides his time between teaching heritage conservation at the University of Hong Kong and working as a heritage preservation consultant

 





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