Category Archives: Students

Year Two Surveying students win 1st in ICCEM Competition

A team of Year Two Surveying students from the Department of Real Estate and Construction has won the First Prize in the 5th Innovation Competition in Construction Engineering and Management (ICCEM). The competition was held by Tsinghua University, Beijing on 3 July, 2012. In the final round of competition, they won the highest prize from the 25 teams from around the world by using their “Super Smart Safety Strap” idea.

After they have won the competition, the students were invited by the Executive Director of Gammon, Mr. Gilbert H C Tsang, to discuss their design at Gammon. Another company called AL Khattal General Trading in Dubai also asked them for further ideas on the design.


From left to right: Wong Puk Ping Pyrrus, Lai Pak Lam, Lee Chiu Man, Wong Yin Ching, Liu Kimberley Tin Wai, Hui Man Yiu Raphael, and Dr. Wilson W.S. Lu (Supervisor)

 

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From left to right: Wong Puk Ping Pyrrus, Lai Pak Lam, Lee Chiu Man, Wong Yin Ching, Liu Kimberley Tin Wai, Hui Man Yiu Raphael, and Dr. Wilson W.S. Lu (Supervisor)

A team of Year Two Surveying students from the Department of Real Estate and Construction has won the First Prize in the 5th Innovation Competition in Construction Engineering and Management (ICCEM). The competition was held by Tsinghua University, Beijing on 3 July, 2012. In the final round of competition, they won the highest prize from the 25 teams from around the world by using their “Super Smart Safety Strap” idea.

After they have won the competition, the students were invited by the Executive Director of Gammon, Mr. Gilbert H C Tsang, to discuss their design at Gammon. Another company called AL Khattal General Trading in Dubai also asked them for further ideas on the design.

 

 

REC Students win HKIS Outstanding Final Year Dissertation/Thesis Awards 2010

REC Students win HKIS Outstanding Final Year Dissertation/Thesis Awards 2010

Several students from the Department of Real Estate and Construction won HKIS Outstanding Final Year Dissertation/Thesis Awards 2010. The Awards are dedicated to the pursuit of surveying and built environment knowledge and acknowledges outstanding research work in this arena.

Undergraduates:

Top Award (GP) – Zhu Zhengben

Price Discovery in the China Real Estate Market

Top Award (PD) – Lee Yan Sin

A Study of the Planning Policy of Provision of Public Open Space in Private Residential Developments

Top Award (PFM) – Leung Cho Chiu

The Effect of Ownership Forms on Office Leasing Behaviour- An Empirical Study of Hong Kong CBD Market

Second Award (GP) – Chan Distinction

An Empirical Study of the Impacts on Residential Property Prices at the Connection Points Upon Bridge Construction in Hong Kong

Second Award( PD)- Leung Pui Shan

An Empirical Study of the Announcement Effects of Redevelopment Projects on the Residential Prices in the Immediate Vicinity in Hong Kong

Second Award (QS) –Mak Tsz Mei

Organizational Culture, Conflict Management and Organizational Commitment in Hong Kong Construction Industry

Postgraduates:

Martin Morgan Tuuli

Empowerment and Control Dynamies in Project Teams: A Multilevel Examination of the Job Performance Consequences.

More details: http://www.hkis.org.hk/hkis/html/newsroom_events_detail.jsp?id=2591

 

BSc (Surveying) students win Gold Prize in the 2010 Hong Kong RFID Awards Competition

BSc (Surveying) students win Gold Prize in the 2010 Hong Kong RFID Awards Competition

A group of current Year Three BSc (Surveying) students in the Department of Real Estate and Construction won a Gold Prize in the 2010 Hong Kong RFID Awards Competition. The competition was open to all universities in Hong Kong. The team, comprising of Martin Tam, Alvin Leung, Kelf Chan, and Stephanie Au, won the award for their innovative application of RFID technology in construction site safety, which was based on ideas from one of their year two Surveying Studio projects designed and facilitated by Dr Wilson Lu. The students will attend the HK Smart City+ Award presentation ceremony to be held in October, 2010 in Shanghai as well as another ceremony and sharing sessions later in Hong Kong.

http://www.epcglobal.org.hk/hkrfidawards/

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

PhD student wins Awards

PhD student wins Awards

Miss Xu Yishuang Sherry, a PhD student at the Department of Real Estate and Construction won the following two awards in two different conferences:

16th Annual Pacific Rim Real Estate Society (PRRES) Conference 2010 – PhD Colloquium

Mss Xu won the PRRES 2010 Scholarship for the PhD colloquium for her PhD proposal entitled

“The Price Discovery of Public and Private Real Estate Markets”

http://property-group.massey.ac.nz/index.php?id=prres

http://property-group.massey.ac.nz/fileadmin/PRRESPHDCOLLOQUIUM.pdf

The American Real Estate and Urban Economics Associations (AREUEA)

Ms Xu won the AREUEA 2010 Travel Award at the 2010 Annual Conference (Doctoral Session)

http://www.areuea.org/conferences/details.phtml?id=83

BAAS Year 3 student wins 2009 JAD International Design Competition

BAAS Year 3 student wins 2009 JAD International Design Competition

Stella Chenyi Shen, a student of BAAS Year 3 at the Department of Architecture and two other students from Shanghai Jiaotong University jointly won the Special Section at the 2009 JAD International Design Competition for their project titled Enflosure. The theme for this year’s competition was Soft Space.

http://www.jadidc.com/kor/main/

MArch Year 2 Student Wins Young Writers’ Debut Competition

MArch Year 2 student wins Young Writers’ Debut Competition

Amy Chan Ngan Yin, a student of MArch Year 2 at the Department of Architecture won the Young Writers’ Debut Competition. The competition, which was sponsored by Sung Hung Kai Properties Limited and Joint Publishing, was open to “never-before published authors aged 35 and under”. Amy was awarded HK$ 5,000 and a publishing contract with Joint Publishing and the book will be on sale at the 2009 Hong Kong Book Fair and in major bookstores. Amy’s book is an extension of her final thesis titled “Cooking of Hong Kong” and forms part of the special study.

http://www.shkpbookclub.com/young2_flash/index_eng.html

BAAS Graduates Win Awards in the International Design Awards 2008 Competition

BAAS Graduates Win Awards in the International Design Awards 2008 Competition

Two BAAS graduates (2008) of the Department of Architecture have received awards in the International Design Awards 2008 Competition:

WONG Ho Kan 1st Place Architecture Categories – Urban Design

LO Yee Cheung, Adrian 3rd Place Architecture Categories – Institutional

http://idesignawards.com/

Graham St. Market Festival 2008

Student installations were invited back to light up the market for the “Graham Street Market Festival 2008” this past Saturday November 15th. Assistant Professor Marisa Yiu led a graduate seminar with Katty Law and Chris Mok, this Spring semester on public installations that engaged issues on the Graham St. Market undergoing urban renewal. The 2008 Festival event celebrates the Graham Street Market and its 140-year old legacy as Hong Kong’s oldest street market and included other exhibitions, forums and film screenings. This was an opportunity for the public to experience and understand the unique market culture of Hong Kong and the importance of heritage and cultural conservation.

The Graham Street Market Festival 2008 was lead organized by the Conservancy Association Center for Heritage and co-organised by SEE Network and the Central & Western Concern Group with funding sponsored by the Central & Western Concern District Council.

Student Teams Win Design Competition

Student Teams Win Design Competition

Students of the Architectural Conservation Programme (ACP) offered by the Faculty of Architecture at the University of Hong Kong won a design competition to revitalize the fishing village of Tai O. The competition was organized by the Hong Kong Government’s Development Bureau and the ideas from this winning competition scheme will be incorporated in a $600 million project to conserve and revitalize Tai O.

Ms Fanny Ang and her team won the First Prize in the competition while Ms Euphen Wong and her team won the Award of Merit.