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MUD student wins Merit Award in the Open Group of the International Ideas Competition

MUD student wins Merit Award in the Open Group of the International Ideas Competition

LAM Cheuk Wang, a student of the Master of Urban Design Program at the Department of Urban Planning and Urban Design was awarded with Merit in the Open Group of the International Ideas Competition for the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge and Hong Kong Boundary Crossing Facilities. His competition entry was undertaken as the first exercise of the MUD studio this semester, supervised by Assistant Professor Stefan Al, Director of the MUD program, and Paul Chu and Ian Foster.

The Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge: Hong Kong Boundary Crossing Facilities International Design Ideas Competition was co-organized by the Highways Department with the Architectural Services Department, the Electrical and Mechanical Services Department, the Environmental Protection Department, The Hong Kong Institute of Architects, The Hong Kong Institution of Engineers, The Hong Kong Institution of Highways and Transportation, The Hong Kong Institute of Landscape Architects and Hong Kong Institute of Planners to make the Boundary Crossing Facilities a new landmark for Hong Kong.

There were two groups in the competition – Professional and Open Groups with a total of 64 entries in the Open Group, and only 5 awards were given. Lam’s project, called “Urban Synthesis,” will be exhibited in the former Central Police Station, between May 15 and June 16 (10am-6pm).

http://www.hkbcf-design.hk/eng/result_14May2010og.php

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