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.
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.
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;
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.
Ideation and general coordination:
Prof. Arch. Francesco Rossini - School of Architecture CUHK
Arch. Giovanni Aurino - LOA
Arch. Raffaele Nappo - College of Architects of Napoli
Arch. Brigida De Somma - College of Architects of Napoli
College of Architect of Naples, Cultural Association L.O.A. Laboratorio Oltre l’Architettura
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
Italian General Consulate of Hong Kong and Macao, Italian Cultural Institute of Hong Kong and Macao
Hong Kong Institute of Urban Design, INARCH Italian Istitute of architecture
With Patronage of:
Archilovers - www.archilovers.com
website: www.associazioneloa.org | www.na.archiword.it | www.archilovers.com/contests/itahk e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Special thanks to Francesco Giorgino “MILLO” www.millo.org www.millo.biz
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)