Category Archives: Award

HKU Architecture Papers Vol.3 wins 2015 50 Books | 50 Covers Competition

MAKE ROOM: Afterlives of Theses, the third volume of the HKU Architecture Papers series, has won the “50 Books” category of the 2015 50 Books | 50 Covers competition, organized by The Design Observer Group in association with the American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA).

The 50 Books | 50 Covers competition continues a ninety-year tradition by the AIGA that honours innovative designers and publishers who actively challenge the design and production of books. This year’s finalists are selected from over 700 entries from over a dozen countries.

For the full announcement of the result, please visit The Design Observer Group’s website at: http://designobserver.com/feature/50-books-|-50-covers-winners-announced/39345/

For information about the book, please visit the publisher’s website at: http://www.mccmcreations.com/#!make-room-hku-architecture-papers/c1ohv

Landscape Architecture graduates and staff awarded – Design NextGen Awards 2016

MLA Graduate Gap Chung Wai-Kin has received the “Full-Brain Innovator” (highest award), at the Design NextGen Awards 2016 organised by the Hong Kong Designers Association, for his MLA Thesis project on “Unplanned Urban Greening”

Ref.: Graphic Arts Association of Hong Kong magazine and their website, (issue no.389) for http://ebook.gaahk.org.hk/
Ref.:  (issue no.389) for http://ebook.gaahk.org.hk/

Matthew Pryor from Division of Landscape Architecture and Magic Kwan from Department of Architecture were also awarded the Best Design Educator 2016 in this competition.

Ref.: Graphic Arts Association of Hong Kong magazine and their website, (issue no.389) for http://ebook.gaahk.org.hk/
Ref.:  (issue no.389) for http://ebook.gaahk.org.hk/

Chung Wai-Kin has also won the following awards recently, for the same study:

3rd place  – FuturArc Prize 2016: Student category  <http://www.futurarc.com/index.cfm/competitions/2016-fap-student-3rd-prize-winner1/>

Silver Award – 13th Annual Asia Design Awards 2015 第13屆亞洲設計學年獎  Landscape Architecture: Best Original Design Awards 風景園林最佳創意獎   <http://a424420597.oinsite.yh.mynet.cn/_d277115427.htm>

Winner – Earthasia Softscape Accentuation scholarship program, 2016

Landscape Architecture graduates and staff awarded The 13th Asian Design Award competition 2015

Some of last year’s Thesis students (and their tutors) have won awards at the 13th Asian Design Award competition (2015), for their thesis projects.  This is the national level award scheme for students of landscape schools in China

Esther FUNG Yick Nga :
Gold Award – Best Original Design Awards in Landscape Architecture category

Gap CHUNG Wai Kin :
Silver Award – Best Original Design Awards in Landscape Architecture category

Ffion ZHANG Zihui :
Silver Award – Best Design Project Awards.

Andrew TOLAND, Ashley Scott KELLY,  Matthew PRYOR received awards for Tutor of Merit / Outstanding Instructor

Results: http://a424420597.oinsite.yh.mynet.cn/_d277115427.htm

Also

Gap CHUNG Wai Kin won a Bronze award at the Singapore Institute of Landscape Architects Awards – Student Design Awards 2015, for his thesis project

Sila award for Gap

It is great to see their excellent work being so widely recognized

Architecture and Design Award Asia-Pacific Trophy Awards for 2014

The following members and student from the Department of Architecture have received the awards and the certificate of excellence at the Architecture and Design Award Asia-Pacific Trophy Awards for 2014 (adt-awards.com)

  • Olivier Ottevaere and John Lin received the Best of the Best award
  • Dylan Baker-Rice received the Best of Sustainability award
  • David Erdman (with davidclovers) received the Best of Residential Interior (for the deRicou tower in Repulse Bay)
  • Li Mei Yu, Amy received the Certificate of Excellence for Student Architecture
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Mr. Keung Kai Teng Humphrey (BA(AS) graduate 2013) has been selected as one of the three winners of the ARCASIA Students’ Architectural Design Competition-2013

Mr. Keung Kai Teng Humphrey, The University of Hong Kong (BA(AS) graduate 2013) has been selected as one of the three winners of the ARCASIA Students’ Architectural Design Competition-2013. The Gold Medal winner, second winner, and the third winner will be announced in the ARCASIA FORUM-17 in Kathmandu, Nepal.

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REC Students win awards from IFMA and HKIS

Hong Kong Chapter of International Facility Management Association –
Inter-Institutional Competition on Facility Management Project Presentation

Two MSc student teams won the Gold and Silver Awards of Inter-Institutional Competition on Facility Management Project Presentation which organized by IFMA.

Gold Award Team: Space Management of Apple Retail Store
ZHANG YU
QIU HAOYUE
GAO JINGZHUO

Silver Award Team: Workplace Management of Bank of East Asia
LI QINGWEI
GUAN YAQIONG
HUI HUI
SONG SHUHAN


Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors – Quantity Surveying Division Scholarship

Three BSc(Surveying) students was awarded the HKIS QSD Scholarship for the year 2012 – 2013

Chan Yee Kiu Gloria – HKIS QSD- Beria Consultants Limited Scholarship
Wong Kwai Yiu – HKIS QSD- EC Harris (Hong Kong) Limited Scholarship
Cheung Fuk Lan – HKIS QSD- Rider Levett Bucknall Limited Scholarship

Department of Real Estate and Construction faculty members awarded the 2012 RURDS prize

paperawardThe following paper has been awarded the 2012 Review of Urban & Regional Development Studies (RURDS) best paper award:

Lai, L. W. C., Chau, K. W., & Cheung, P. A. C. (2012). Scale Economies of the Franchised Buses and Ferries of Hong Kong, 1948–1998. Review of Urban & Regional Development Studies, 24(3), 121-140.

More details: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/rurd.12007/full

Students from Master of Urban Design program win the Third Prize and Merit in the Design Ideas Competition for Quarry Park and Rock Face

Third Prize: Liu Melissa Yuen Shan, Peng Jia, Chen Lansheng, Narkhede Kalpesh Dilip
Merit: Shen Yihua,  Howard Au, Zhang Yizhe, Teng Kai On,Jiang Muling, Cheung MeiYan

The competition entries were undertaken as the first exercise of the MUD studio this semester, supervised by Paul Chu, Laurence Liauw and Casey Wang.

Dr. Stefan Al and Natalia Echeverri coordinated the studio. The competition was organized by the Planning Department of Hong Kong to provide vision for the rock face of the Anderson Road Quarry and the proposed 17-hectare Quarry Park.