• “Speed, Density and Diversity” HKIA Cross-Strait Architectural Design Symposium and Awards 2017

    5 June 2017

    (1 June 2017, Hong Kong) Organized by The Hong Kong Institute of Architects (HKIA), “HKIA Cross-Strait Architectural Design Symposium & Awards (CADSA)” has been held biannually since 2013.  The upcoming one will be the third edition scheduled for 17 June 2017 at JW Marriott Hotel Hong Kong.

    Collaborating with the organizations from Mainland, Taiwan and Macau, namely Guangzhou Exploration & Design Association, Shenzhen Registered Architects Association, Taipei Architects Association and The Architects Association of Macau, the HKIA set the theme of CADSA this year as “Speed, Density and Diversity – Cross-Strait Architecture”. The event aims to build up a platform for fostering communications among eminent architects in the region, and to recognize brilliant architectural work in the past decade that helped create superior environment with diversity initiatives and contributed to economic development.

     

    Cross-Strait Architectural Design Symposium (CADS) 2017

    Prominent architects and scholars from different regions will share their insights on the differences and trends in the architectural culture and environment in the cross-strait region. They will also exchange views on the upcoming challenges and opportunities, examine current situations and possible solutions, and explore the potential of diversified designs in accommodating the needs of different users in the community. 

     

    Keynote speakers, panelists and moderators of CADS 2017 include:

    (In alphabetical order of English surnames)

    Name (Country/ Region) Title/Organization
    Professor Cecilie ANDERSSON

    (Norway)

    Rector, Bergen School of Architecture, Bergen
    Ms. Francesca Carlotta BRUNI

    (Macau)

    Partner and Managing Director, LBA丨ARCHITECTURE & PLANNING
    Mr. Benny CHAN, Mr. MC CHUNG,

    Mrs. Sylvia LAM, JP,  Mr. Micheal LI,

    Mr. William TSANG, Mr. Thomas WAN

    (Hong Kong)

    Architects, Architectural Services Department
    Ms. Corrin CHAN

    (Hong Kong)

    Chairlady of Hong Kong Architecture Centre
    Mr. CHEN Xiong

    (Mainland)

    Deputy Director, Architectural Design and Research Institute of Guangdong Province
    Dr. CHEN Yi Xin

    (Mainland)

    Deputy Chief Urban Planner and Senior Architect, Urban Planning, Land & Resources Commission of Shenzhen Municipality
    Mr. Wen-Yuan CHIANG

    (Taiwan)

    Founder, Banmu Tang Environmental Integration Group
    Professor Jacques FERRIER

    (France)

    Founder, Jacques Ferrier Architecture
    Professor GONG Wei Min

    (Mainland)

    Chief Architect, The Institute of Architecture Design & Research, Shenzhen University
    Professor Sara GRAHN

    (Sweden)

    Architect, White Arkitekter
    Professor Ole GUSTAVSEN

    (Norway)

    Rector, Oslo School of Architecture and Design, Oslo
    Mr. Stefan KRUMMECK

    (Hong Kong)

    Director, TFP Farrells
    Mr. LAM Ping Hong, Robert

    (Hong Kong)

     

    Senior Director, Wong & Ouyang (HK) Limited
    Professor Brian MCGRATH

    (USA)

    Dean, School of Constructed Environments, Parsons The New School for Design, New York
    Mr. Vincent NG

    (Hong Kong)

    Immediate Past President of HKIA
    Professor Torben NIELSEN

    (Denmark)

    Rector, Aarhus School of Architecture
    Mr. SHEN Zuo Wei

    (Mainland)

    Chairman and Chief Architect, Shandong Dawei International Architectural Design Co.
    Mr. Nuno SOARES

    (Macau)

    Member of Board of Directors, Architects Association of Macau
    Professor C. David TSENG

    (Taiwan)

    Chair Professor at Institute of Architecture; Dean of College of Humanities and Social Sciences, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan

     

    Cross-Strait Architectural Design Awards (CADA) 2017 – Professional Categories

    The CADA 2017 provides a vital platform to celebrate design excellence in the region and recognize outstanding work that contributes to better living, economic advancement, social impact and the building of a body of knowledge through innovation and creativity.

     

    International jury panel for CADA Professional Categories include:

    Name (Country) Title/Organization
    Professor Brian MCGRATH

    (USA)

    Dean, School of Constructed Environments, Parsons The New School for Design, New York
    Professor Cecilie ANDERSSON

    (Norway)

    Rector, Bergen School of Architecture, Bergen
    Professor Jacques FERRIER

    (France)

    Founder, Jacques Ferrier Architecture
    Professor Ole GUSTAVSEN

    (Norway)

    Rector, Oslo School of Architecture and Design, Oslo
    Professor Torben NIELSEN

    (Denmark)

    Rector, Aarhus School of Architecture

     

    CADA 2017 – Student Category

    There is a student category introduced in CADA since last edition in 2015, for architecture students of universities in the cross-strait region. With the theme of “Speed, Density, Diversity and at any out-of-the box concepts proposed by the students” this year, CADA encourages students to prove their creativity can go beyond imagination and bring innovative ideas on architecture design in future.

     

    Jury panel for CADA Student Category include:

    Name (Country/ Region) Title/Organization
    Professor C. David TSENG

    (Taiwan)

    Chair Professor at Institute of Architecture; Dean of College of Humanities and Social Sciences, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan
    Professor Nelson CHEN

    (Hong Kong)

    Director, School of Architecture, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
    Mr. Christopher LAW

    (Hong Kong)

    Founding Director, The Oval Partnership Ltd.
    Mr. CHEN Jie

    (Mainland)

    Chief Architect, Guangzhou Pearl River Foreign Investment Architectural Designing Institute
    Mr. Johnathan WONG

    (Macau)

    President, Architects Association of Macau

     

    The CADSA 2017 is proud to have AREA China, City Outlook, Construction+, INTERIOR DESIGN CHINA, Perspective Magazine, PRC Magazine, Taiwan Architecture, Xin Architects, Time+ Architecture Journal, World Architecture and Urban Environment Design as official media partners.

     

     

     

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