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Rural
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 Visualizing the past, connecting to the present
Known for its picturesque beaches, Shek O has a lot more to offer in terms of cultural and historical resources – all of which would fade away lest proper preservation is done. The team revitalises the community through a tech-based platform with local engagement, connecting Shek O to the wider public.
Stories Entrepreneur in the Rye
Shanzhai City is in the business of empowering disadvantaged groups from remote regions with technology.
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!’