Archer Wong, 2018 MUD Graduate with Distinction, Amy Kwong, University of Melbourne and Destiny Kam, University of Melbourne won the popular vote as decided by the public with their project “Celebration: Park, Street, Laneway” to rejuvenate the North West corner
At Hong Kong’s City Gallery, Friday 09th November 2018, Archer WONG, 2018 MUD graduate with Distinction received the 2018 HKIUD Student Urban Design Award. Organised by the Hong Kong Institute of Urban Design (HKIUD) and the Planning Department (PlanD), the Exhibition for HKIUD Urban Design Awards 2018 showcases, until the 21st November, the best urban design projects recently awarded.
Mr. Joel Chan, current President of the HKIUD, Archer WONG, MUD Graduate 2018, and Alain Chiaradia, MUD Programme Director and Council Member of HKIUD. Lap Man WONG’s Dissertation/Design Thesis project: Charter Street, Shui Pui River Town re-envisioning urban design and management of pedestrianised street beyond Transport Department strategy to re-introduce car to manage public life in pedestrianised Mong Kok.
Three Faculty of Architecture students YANG Yuling (MUD 16-17), NG Si Ieong (MUD 16-17), and ZHANG Xiangyu (MArch2 17-18) won an honourable mention in the first ever Urban Land Institute’s Hong Kong Urban Innovation Ideas competition, a real estate development case competition for young professionals. The competition was supported by Swire Properties, RIBA HK, RICS, AIA HK. This competition sought innovative design, business and financial proposals that generated fresh ideas for the sites in the Star Street neighbourhood. They came third in the field of 18, and were beaten by teams from Arup and Swire, so we think our students did exceptionally well on their own. The Honourable team was advised by Kurt Evans (DoA) and Alain Chiaradia (DUPAD).
Winners of Kai Tak Fantasy International Ideas Competition
Organized by the Energizing Kowloon East Office (EKEO) of the Development Bureau, HKSAR Government
14 November 2014