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Architecture
Stories CU Architecture X Gerontology — Co-create Happy Ageing Lab
Why did the two young executives leap from their professions into research, especially in gerontology? They had even secured funding from CUHK Sustainable Knowledge Transfer Project Fund (S-KPF) to set up the social enterprise Happy Ageing Lab. How does architecture affect the health of the elderly? Can we age discerningly? What changes do Mo and Rina want to make?
Funded Projects Living heritage: Transforming Hong Kong’s abandoned villages into cultural destinations
Local villages in Hong Kong are disappearing – before the regrettable reality comes to be, the Condition_Lab plans to engage people through design, injecting life back into these villages with social architecture.
Funded Projects Using Virtual Reality (VR) Technology to Enhance Students’ Understanding of Colonial Architecture in Hong Kong
When textbook learning is mundane, and field trips are impractical, here comes a whole new way of exploring colonial architecture and local history.
Stories Prefabrication
Prefabrication is not only suitable for construction in urban centres but also in remote rural areas. In 2015, Professor Zhu, using prefabrication, set up the first Checkered Playroom in a remote village in Gansu Province.
Stories Architect for the Poor
‘I was thrilled to realize that social service can be interwoven into architecture!’