Street Railing Add-on Design Competition 2018

Poster

The Street Railing Add-on Design Competition (the Competition) is developed from the concept of urban hacking, which refers to initiatives (in any kind of form e,g. public art or ad-hoc urban furniture) that challenge the existing pattern/form of the city, allowing the public to rethink the possibility of public space. It is meant to be creative, easy-to-understand and inspirational. It is one approach of Urban Tacticalism that could effectively inspire the public the potential of different types of public spaces. This competition will be the first design competition themed public space and urban hacking in Hong Kong. It is not merely a regular design competition but a project to promote re-imagination of “street as public spaces”.

Organiser: Hong Kong Public Space Initiative (HKPSI)

Collaboration Partner: CityPlus Street Furniture LAAB School of Design, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Community Partner: Caritas Mok Cheung Sui Kun Community Centre

 

Enquiry:

Briefing Session

Date; May 19, 2018 3pm – 5pm

Venue: V1201, 12/F, Jockey Club Innovation Tower, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Registration & Design Entry Submission

Any person/ teams interested in submitting a Design Entry must make prior registration to the Organiser via Online Registration from May 19 to Jul. 31 2018 (both dates inclusive): (https://goo.gl/forms/1SllUtfqulwUhacw2). Design Entries shall be submitted through email to william.sin@hkpsi.org between July 1, 2018 and August 31, 2018 (both dates inclusive, i.e. July 1, 2018 0:00 to August 31, 2018 23:59).

For Open Group, submission of Design Entries can be made in the format of hard copy at community workshops.

Design Entry Requirements and Considerations / Other information:

Please refer to the Competition Brief.

Entry Groups and Eligibility

  • Professional Group

Eligibility: Who have received education in the relevant academic fields, such as urban design, architecture, urban planning, product design, etc. (Participants who choose to enrol the Professional Group may be required by the Organiser to provide relevant records to prove their eligibility.)

Team Size (for Team Participants): Max. 4 Persons

Remarks: Any individual participant/ member of a team participant must be a natural person. Company/ organisation/ institution are not eligible to enrol any of the entry groups.

  • Open Group

Eligibility: Nil – Everyone can join!

Team Size (for Team Participants): Max. 4 Persons

Remarks: Any individual participant/ member of a team participant must be a natural person. Company/ organisation/ institution are not eligible to enrol any of the entry groups.

Prizes

  • Professional Group

Champion (ONE): HK$1,500 & Certificate

First Runner Up (ONE): HK$1,000 & Certificate

Merit (TWO): Souvenir & Certificate

 

 

 

  • Open Group

Champion (ONE): A Free Design Workshop* & Certificate

First Runner Up (ONE): A Free Design Workshop* & Certificate

Merit (TWO): Souvenir & Certificate

*to work with the designers of LAAB to translate the design into a 3D print model

Panel of Judges

A judging committee will be formed by professionals and experts of the related fields such as landscape architecture, urban planning, urban furniture designer etc.

  • Mr. Karl Chan (Chairman, HKPSI)
  • Prof. Brian Lee (Assistant Professor, PolyU School of Design)
  • Mr. Kevin Leung (Director, CityPlus Street Furniture)
  • Ms. Maggie Ma (Co-founder and Director, DOMAT Community & Architecture)
  • Mr. Otto Ng (Design Director, LAAB)
  • Ms. Wong Ka-yee (Welfare Worker, Caritas Mok Cheung Sui Kun Community Centre)
  • Prof. Hendrik Tieban (Director, M.Sc. in Urban Design Programme, School of Architecture, CUHK)