18+ BARRIE HO Architecture Exhibition @ HK Fringe Club
Following the success of its first run at the Royal Institute of British Architects at London in August, the exhibition is now returned to Hong Kong and stages from 2nd December – 30th December, 2017 at the Anita Chan Lai-ling Gallery of the Fringe Club, Central.
The 6 exhibiting projects in Hong Kong and the mainland are to demonstrate BHA’s architectural experiments. They are: Qianhai Shenzhen Youth Entrepreneur Hub, ChongQing Big Data Valley reconnecting One-Belt-One-Road, Integrated e-Sports Stadium + Incubation + Training Centre at ChongQing, as well as wholesale conversion of industrial building into Genesis – Vertical Artist Village at Wong Chuk Hang, HKUST Conference Lodge and Yan Oi Tong Community Services Complex at Tuen Mun. All of them are tailor-made for the young startups while highlighting the engagement and integration of Incubation Architecture and in what ways they facilitate young entrepreneurs to pursue their dreams.
This exhibition is designed under the concept of ‘break through the wall - Incubation Architecture’, a new stream of thought for architectural designs in Asia. On display are BHA’s projects of architectural experiments which have shaken all the traditional rules of architectural designs.
The exhibition opening on 1st Dec 2017 was officiated by a strong list of dignitaries from the business, political and professional fields and they are: Tony Tse, BBS, Former Legislative Councillor of the Architect ural, Surveying and Planning Functional Constituency; Prof. Christopher John Webster, Dean of Faculty of Architecture, The University of Hong Kong; Prof. Wang Wei-jen, Former Department Head of Department of Architecture, The University of Hong Kong; Dr Francis Tsang, Deputy Director of Vocational Training Council; Andrew Lee King-fun, Chairman of Andrew Lee King Fun & Associates Architects Ltd, to name but a few.