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International Design Opportunity Workshop

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  • Date18 June 2012 - 27 July 2012
  • VenueHong Kong Polytechnic University

International Design Opportunity Workshop

Every summer students and professors from universities around the world join local Hong Kong students and staff at the PolyU School of Design (SD) for the International Design Opportunity: i·do! 

This year staff, Mr. Beam Leung from the Fauclty of Design, THEI, will work with these foreign tutors and students in conducting the workshop.

“I DO” is a six week cross cultural and multi-disciplinary design workshop. i·do 2011 has the title “Design for Ageing in Pearl River Delta”. It will run from 18 Jun to 27 Jul 2012.

Students and staff from renowned institutions join i·do 2012: from the Netherlands the Technical University Delft, from UK, the Royal College of Art, from Hong Kong the Hong Kong Design Institute, the HK PolyU School of Design and Department of Applied Social Sciences.

The four students from each institution will form multi-cultural and multi-disciplinary teams study and work in Hong Kong and on a design research tour in the Pearl River Delta. They create their team identity during the first week and then work in a semi-professional manner as design teams in their studio. They research and interact with the older people in Hong Kong and in China, find out what people think, like and about issues they have to cope with. The intense work schedule asks students to keep a blog of their experiences and design process, have presentations of their findings and ideas every week, and on the weekends have sightseeing and leisure time in Hong Kong.

Date: 18 Jun to 27 Jul 2012
Venue: Hong Kong Polytechnic University