Monday, April 16, 2012

論壇 - 變臉城市 Symposium - Transience of Urbanism

22/4/2012 (星期日 Sunday)
1:30pm - 5:30pm

尖沙咀 The Mira Hong Kong
The Mira Hong Kong, Tsim Sha Tsui

講者 Speakers
胡朝聖, 臺灣忠泰建築文化藝術基金會 Hu Chao Sheng, JUT Foundation for Arts & Architecture
張宇星, 深圳城市設計處 Zhang Yuxin, Shenzhen
謝英俊參展項目《朗讀違章》參展者 Hsieh Ying-chun, Exhibitor of “Illegal Architecture”

主持 Moderators
阮慶岳, 參展項目《朗讀違章》策展人 Roan Ching-Yueh, Curator for “Illegal Architecture”
金光裕, 總策展人 Gene K. King, Chief Curator

普通話主講 In Putonghua


The process of the city depends on its scale, from town, city to metropolitan. In the latest city theory, “Metacity” is already used to describe the modern city on its dynamic and ever-changing looks as well as substance. The un-planned development of the city including the slums, illegal building and the invisible social community actually provide a stimulus for changes in the city. Under the situation of “Plan does not catch up with changes”, the changes in the society guide the new energetic medium, even serve as a driving force of special culture. The symposium will focus the discussion on this issue.

Sponsor: Sponsor: JUT Foundation for Arts & Architecture

免費入場 Free Admission

論壇 - 城市與其性格 Symposium - City and Characters

21/4/2012 (星期六 Saturday)
2:30pm - 5:30pm

Lecture Hall, Hong Kong Heritage Discovery Centre


莊熙平, 建高集團 Eric Chuang, Chenco
曾成德, 臺灣交通大學 David Tseng, National Chiao Tung University
葉長安, 香港理工大學 Alvin Yip, Hong Kong Polytechnic University

普通話/英語主講 In Putonghua / English


This year’s Hong Kong Biennale puts emphasis on the age of a city, even this is an oversimplified description, it does presents the main features and issues of a city. People always have romantic associations to old places, but for Hong Kong and Taipei, fast development because of the economic development 30 years ago and city like Shenzhen and many other cities in China, most of the developments are based on the economic instead of aesthetics concerns. But still its city character is gradually shown up. This symposium focuses the discussion on the plan and change of those Asian Cities under the population pressure and economic competition while also humanizing the environment to accommodate diversified lifestyles and nurturing an identity as the residents' collective home.

Sponsor: Urban Redevelopment Office, Taipei City

免費入場 Free Admission

Thursday, April 5, 2012

導賞+論壇 - 保育與活化利用 Tour+Symposium - Conservation / Adaptive Reuse

10/4/2012 (Tuesday 星期二)

The Bethanie Campus, HKAPA, 139 Pok Fu Lam Road.

Shuttle bus available at HKAPA Wan Chai Campus

2pm - 3pm 導賞 Guided Tour

- Mr. Philip Liao, Philip Liao & Partners Limited

3:30pm - 5:30pm 論壇 Symposium
- Dr. Richard A. Engelhardt, former UNESCO Regional Advisor for Culture in Asia and the Pacific

- Mr. Raymond Chan, Development Bureau
Topic: SCAD
- Mr. Billy Tam, Director of Thomas Chow Architects
Topic: Former Police Married Quarters & Old Tai Po Police Station
- Mr. Tony Lam, Director of AGC Design Ltd
Topic: Lui Seng Chun
- Mr. Lam Sair-ling, Senior Property Services Manager, Architectural Services Department
Topic: Hong Kong Heritage Discovery Centre, Tsim Sha Tsui
- Ms. Anna Kwong, Anna Kwong Architects & Associates
Topic: Revitalization of Yim Tin Tsai, Sai Kung

- Mr. Philip Liao, Philip Liao & Partners Limited

英語主講 In English

免費入場 Free Admission