The wooden rocking animal grows with the child. It adapts from a baby walker, to a rocking dog for toddlers, to a rocking stool for older kids.
“Interstitial Hong Kong” presents an interactive exhibit showcasing unique public small places as a network of physical, cultural, and ecological assets. We invite the public to share their experiences of small-space urbanism and to reimagine the Sitting-out Area’s potential within our city.
Two exhibits, ‘From Miniature to Synchronizer’ and ‘From Border to Mediator’, develop a critical spatial analysis of the city’s landscapes by collecting and communicating the organizational attributes of its public spaces.
The terrace and herb garden provide a retreat for staff of The Nest coffee shop, which supports adults with learning disabilities.
The article on the project Interstitial Hong Kong focuses on Sitting-out Areas, a unique public space typology distinguished by their small size and incidence in the interstices of the city’s physical structure.
Always at the edge of things and between places / 永遠在邊緣永遠在過渡 exhibits photography, architectural drawings, multimedia art and design works all around Hong Kong’s stairs.
The studio explores everyday landscapes in a high-density urban context to discover the exceptional opportunities for landscape design and social and ecological enrichment of sites throughout the city.
Based on site research in Cha Kwo Ling Village, students look on the results of our global society’s addiction to the ‘sweet life’ and investigate how city dwellers can move away from pure consumption and reclaim an active advocacy. A future projection of the village is shown in an immersive exhibition at Osage Gallery.
The collaborative planter making workshop teaches secondary school students to build planters from reclaimed pallet wood, which will be used at the school community garden.
The design studio explores basic tectonic interventions on two landscape typologies commonly found in Hong Kong: sitting-out areas and engineered slopes.
Inspired from keywords related to urban phenomena in Hong Kong, students of Environment and Interior Design formulate and develop own research topics as framework for the bachelor thesis.
CollageLab launches with their talk at re:publica a new call for papers based on the ideas resulting from the 2012 idea competition about society and urbanism.
Students of different architecture related disciplines from HAWK Holzminden in Germany come to Hong Kong for a 10 day study trip and visit local offices, urban villages and new town developments.
The SoundCloud office interior was nominated for the Architizer A+ Award! Susanne has been working on the design for the Berlin headquarter of the music platform with the architecture studio Kinzo.
The Aging Dragons Exhibition is part of the ‘Beyond Big Plans: Let’s reinvent planning’ conference, a pre-event to the ISOCARP 2015. Exhibits about Hong Kong, Seoul, Singapore, Taipei and Tokyo are shown in the Seoul City Hall from 12th to 22nd March 2015.