THEi PD and HLM was invited to present in the 5th Chengdu Creativity and Design Week
Hong Kong Federation of Design Association invited Product Design (PD) and Horticulture and Landscape Management (HLM) programmes and key members from Faculty of Design and Environment to be guest speakers at Hong Kong Pavilion: Viable City Shaping in the 5th Chengdu Creativity and Design Week from 8-12 November, 2018. The themes in the Hong Kong Pavilion included Green City, Sustainable City and Livable City etc.
PD Programme Leader Ms. Tris Kee presented “Strategic City Design for the Community” on 9 Nov 2018, showcasing multi-disciplinary collaboration for design innovation. HLM Programme Leader Dr. Allen Zhang presented “Conservation and Intelligent Management of Urban Trees in Hong Kong” on 12 Nov 2018, highlighting special protective strategies deployed for old and valuable trees and daily tree risk management.
In the exhibition of Hong Kong Pavilion, THEi PD programme exhibited some products from graduate students, PD Teaching Fellow Mr. Alex King and Mr. Nicholas Kwok; THEi HLM featured green vertical greening and ARVR project in arboriculture.
The event was well-received by CreateHK delegates, HK Economic and Trade Office in Chengdu, officials from Government of HKSAR and Chengdu, as well as the general public with media interview with Ms. Tris Kee and Dr. Allen Zhang by Phoenix Satellite Television Holdings Limited. on 10 November 2018. Both of their presentations and exhibitions have been submitted for the output for the Design and Environment Education Unit (DEEU) under Centre for Sustainable Design and Environment by Institutional Development Scheme (IDS).