UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG
FACULTY OF ARCHITECTURE
Prizes

Prizes Tenable in the Faculty of Architecture

 

Building Management Prize:

In 1978, Mr John H.P. Lok of the John Lok & Partners Ltd. donated an annual sum of $500 to the University for the establishment of a prize to be awarded annually. In 1986, Mr Lok increased the value of the prize to $1,000 and donated a sum of $10,000 for the award of the prize for ten years from 1986-87. In 1987, Mr Lok donated a silver-plated cup for retention by the Department of Surveying, and ten small cups to be awarded to the recipients of the prize. In 1991, Mr Lok further agreed that the prize be awarded to the best student completing the MSc(ConstProjectMan) degree. In 1997, the donor extended the award for a further ten years with a donation of $20,000.

David Wong Memorial Prize:

In 1978, a group of University of Hong Kong architecture graduates donated a sum of $5,000 to the University for the establishment of a prize in memory of Mr David Wong.

Fosroc Prize:

In 1982, Expandite Limited increased the value of a prize, originally donated in 1965, to $250 to be awarded annually to an undergraduate in architecture. In 1987, the prize was increased to $500 and in 1993, the sum was increased to $1,000 following the establishment of Fosroc Expandite Limited. In June 2011, the donor agreed to increase the prize to $2,000 for award from the academic year 2010-11.

Ho Fook and Chan Kai Ming Prizes:

Two prizes of the value of $350 each are awarded each year. In 1998, the value of the two prizes was increased to $700 each.

Hong Kong Institute of Architects Student Medal:

In 1979, the Hong Kong Institute of Architects donated a prize in the form of a student medal for award annually until further notice.

Hong Kong Institute of Planners Prizes:

In 1984, the Hong Kong Institute of Planners donated funds for the establishment of two prizes to be awarded to students reading for the degree of MSc(UrbanPlanning).

Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors Prize:

In 1988, the Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors donated until further notice a sum of $2,500 per year for the establishment of a prize to be awarded annually to a student entering the second year of the BSc(Surv) curriculum. The Institute increased the value of the prize to $3,000 from 1990-91. In 1997, the Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors increased the value of the prize to $8,000 with effect from the 1997-98 academic year. In 2005, the prize shall be awarded annually to a maximum of two students entering the second year of the BSc(Surv) curriculum.

J.H. Kinoshita Prizes:

In 1979, Mr J.H. Kinoshita donated a sum of $10,000 for the establishment of two prizes in architectural design in the form of books to be awarded annually. In 1985, a further donation of $10,000 was added to the fund and the number of prizes was increased to three each year.

Professor K.C. Lye Design Prize in Architecture:

The Professor K.C. Lye Design Prizes in Architecture was established in 2000 with donations from friends and former students of Professor K.C. Lye for the award of the prizes to students who have excelled in Architectural Design in the Department of Architecture of the University Hong Kong.

Leigh & Orange Design Prize:

In May 2008, the Board of Directors of Leigh & Orange Ltd donated a prize of the value of $20,000 annually. In February 2012, the Donor increased the annual scholarship amount to HK$30,000. The Prize is awarded to an undergraduate student following the second year BA(AS) curriculum in the Department of Architecture and is awarded on the basis of academic performance in design.

Minnette de Silva Prize:

In 1980, Miss Minnette de Silva donated a sum of $3,000 to the University for the establishment of a prize.

Sir Ove Arup Prize for Structures:

In 1978, Sir Ove Arup of Ove Arup and Partners of Fitzroy Street, London, donated a book prize to be awarded annually for twelve years. In 1990, the Company continued to donate this prize until further notice.

The Royal Town Planning Institute Book Prize:

In 1987, the Royal Town Planning Institute established an annual book prize to be awarded from the 1987-88 academic year onwards. The prize is awarded to a student who is in his/her final year of studies achieving the highest mark in the MSc(UrbanPlanning) dissertation.

The University of Hong Kong Surveying Alumni Association Prize:

In 2002, the University of Hong Kong Surveying Alumni Association (‘the Alumni’) offered to donate from 2002-03 onwards, one prize of the value of $1,000 per annum for award to the final-year student pursuing the BSc(Surv) who has attained the highest mark in the Dissertation.

Y.M. Wong Memorial Prize:

In 1981, the family of the late Mr Y.M. Wong donated a sum of $10,000 for the establishment of a prize.

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