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DESIGN IDEAS COMPETITION
ITA>HK - L'ITALIA AD ORIENTE

ARCHITETTURA ITALIANA AD HONG KONG - NEW IDEAS FOR A SUSTAINABLE DISTRICT

1) The Competition

The Cultural Association LOA (Laboratorio Oltre l’Architettura) and the Council of Architects of Naples, are organizing a Design Ideas Competition in Hong Kong SAR of the People’s Republic of China. The competition aims to develop strategies and design proposals to create a sustainable mixed-use district capable to integrate the new development into the existing context. Following the topic of the Word Expo Milano 2015 “Feeding the planet, Energy for Life” the competition will extend the original ideas of Shatin New Town, and ask how a sustainable new town could be planned in the 21st century.

2) Eligibility

In order to improve respective professionalism and increase the possibility of joint projects between the two countries, the competition will be open to mixed groups formed by Italian Architects and Architects and Urban Designers from Hong Kong, even though the Team Leader must necessarily be a Registered Architect in Italy. To participate fill out the appropriate form on the www.na.archiworld.it and publish the project on the archilovers website.

3) Schedule

Announcement of competition - 30 June 2015
End of Early bird registration - 27 July 2015
End of Late registration - 01 September 2015
Submission of Entries - 30 September 2015
Adjudication - October 2015
Exhibition - November 2015

4) Prizes and Awards

First prize: - Euro 4000 and Certification Award + Round Trip flight to Hong Kong
Second prize: - Euro 2000 and Certification Award
Third prize: - Euro 1000 and Certification Award
Special prize for professionals
registered at OAPPCNA: - Euro 1000 and Certification Award

5) Online Submission:

10 images of the project;
Design Statement;
Three A1 size panels in landscape layout.
The panels shall comprise: Master Layout Plan, layout plans, Sections and Elevations, Photomontages, Perspectives, and other illustrations.

6) Exhibition and publication

The Organizer will exhibit the first 10 entries both at the School of Architecture CUHK and at National Council of Architect in Milan after the Competition. The best projects will be published on the websites of the Organizer and on Archilovers platform and our partners.

7) Jury panel

Prof. Arch. Nelson Chen
Director of the School of Architecture of The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Dr. Sujata Govada
President of the American Institute of Architects Hong Kong - AIA HK
Dr. Peter Cookson Smith
President of Hong Kong Institute of Urban Design - HKIUD
Prof. Arch. Estanislao Roca Blanch
Director of the Department of Urban Planning of Polytechnic University of Catalonia, UPC Barcelona.
Prof. Arch. Salvatore Visone
President of College of Architects of Napoli.
Arch. Nicola Podestà
President Foreign Department of the National Council of Architects
Prof. Arch. Marco Imperadori
Associate Professor at Politecnico di Milano and Deputy Rector for the Far East.
Arch. Giuseppe Cappochin
President of College of Architects of Padova and the Barbara Cappochin Fondation.

8) Credits

Ideation and general coordination:
Prof. Arch. Francesco Rossini - School of Architecture CUHK
Arch. Giovanni Aurino - LOA
Architects coordination:
Arch. Raffaele Nappo - College of Architects of Napoli
Arch. Brigida De Somma - College of Architects of Napoli
Organizers:
College of Architect of Naples, Cultural Association L.O.A. Laboratorio Oltre l’Architettura
Organization office:
Agostino Granato e Giancarlo Covino (Italy)
Giovanna Santoro (Hong Kong)
In partnership with:
National Council of Architects, The School of Architecture CUHK, American Institute of Architects Hong Kong
Institutional Support:
Italian General Consulate of Hong Kong and Macao, Italian Cultural Institute of Hong Kong and Macao
Supporting Organizations:
Hong Kong Institute of Urban Design, INARCH Italian Istitute of architecture
With Patronage of:
EXPO 2015
Media Partner:
Archilovers

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AWARDS CEREMONY AND EXIBIT

16 - 21 November
Exhibition and Ceremony Award of the international Design Competition: Architettura italiana ad Hong Kong – New ideas of a sustainable district

The Cultural Association LOA (Laboratorio Oltre l’Architettura) and the Council of Architects of Naples, organized a Design Ideas Competition in Hong Kong SAR of the People’s Republic of China.
The competition aims to develop strategies and design proposals to create a sustainable mixed-use district capable to integrate the new development into the existing context.
Following the topic of the Word Expo Milano 2015 “Feeding the planet, Energy for Life” the competition will extend the original ideas of Shatin New Town, and ask how a sustainable new town could be planned in the 21st century.

Ceremony Award: 16 November at 6 pm at AIT Building (School of Architecture), The Chinese University of Hong Kong.

The exhibition will show the best 10 projects and will be held from 16 to 21 November in the same venue (opening time 9.30am - 7.30pm)

Organized by: School of Architecture (CUHK), College of Architects of Napoli, LOA (Laboratorio Oltre l’Architettura)

Winners projects
ITA>HK - L'ITALIA AD ORIENTE _ ARCHITETTURA ITALIANA AD HONG KONG ITA>Territorial continuity _ to increase the new ground _ Tulou - to build on the Hutong / Continuità territoriale _ raddoppio del nuovo suolo Hong Kong / 2015
Fabrizia Costa Cimino
Carmen Fratantonio
Studiopelella + Fabrizia Costa Cimino
LUDOVICO ITA>HK - L'ITALIA AD ORIENTE ARCHITETTURA ITALIANA AD HONG KONG Hong Kong / 2015
GPA \ Gabriele Pitacco Architetto
Mentioned projects
ITA>HK - L'ITALIA AD ORIENTE building social Hong Kong Hong Kong / 2015
Riccardo Renzi
Stefano Gambacciani
ITA>Hk - l'italia ad oriente | crop circle Crop circle Hong Kong / 2015
studio di architettura project2.0
ITA>HK - L'ITALIA AD ORIENTE - MY TOWN "full of boys and girls playing in the streets" Hong Kong / 2015
Giulia Menegotto
Selected projects
ITA>HK - L'ITALIA AD ORIENTE - fragments of memory ARCHITETTURA ITALIANA AD HONG KONG Hong Kong / 2015
Giuseppe Capuozzo
Enza Sperduto
Maria Rosaria Infantino
Giovanni Travaglione
Paolo Santangelo
contests/itahk NEXT HK+N / MODIPUMO A new city for 25.000 inhabitants, as a hub to enable the convergence of the most important territorial entities. Hong Kong / 2015
Carla Giulia Moretti
Nord Milano Consult srl
Joseph Monaco
Carla Pusceddu