AIA Hong Kong


Event On : September 24, 2022

Housing in Place - Building Tour

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Date(s) - September 24, 2022
10:00 am - 11:00 am


Dear Members

Housing in Place: Quality Living for Sustainable Hong Kong (HiP) was conceived by Prof. Juan Du, formerly at the University of Hong Kong and now Dean of the Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Design at the University of Toronto, to research and design alternative housing solutions and community spaces in urban neighbourhoods that are well served by public transportation and civic institutions.

Partnering with Habitat for Humanity Hong Kong (Habitat), the faculty’s Urban Ecologies Design Lab (UEDL) at the University of Hong Kong has transformed four floors of a vacant building awaiting redevelopment in Jordan to provide emergency housing and other badly needed community facilities. The HiP Emergency Shelter and Community Space will enable local NGOs to serve thousands of residents each month through meal distribution, legal consulting and home improvement training.

Natasza Minasiewicz, Lead Designer and Project Manager, will lead this Building Tour on September 24th, 10:00 – 11:00 AM. We look forward to hearing some of the behind-the-scenes stories about this very important development and urge you to attend.

Please sign up here to save your spot now. Priority will be given to mentors and mentees.

Tour Details

Date                   Saturday, September 24, 2022
Time                  10:00 – 11:00 AM
Location               Jordan
Assembly Point      Jordan MTR station Exit E
Fee                    Gratis (AIA Members Only)
Quota                15 people on a first-come, first-served basis

Please Note

• All participants are required to scan the LeaveHomeSafe app upon arrival. Vaccine pass is required, please refer to the Vaccine Pass Guideline.
• For participants holding an Exemption Certificate issued by a certified doctor, the QR code of your Exemption Certificate must be presented for scanning upon arrival.
• Please arrive at the designated location 15 minutes before the program begins. (by 9:45 AM)
• Please inform us in advance if you are unable to attend the tour so that stand-by guests might join.

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