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HKIA Cross-Strait Architectural Design Symposium 2019 - Open for Registration


The HKIA Cross-Strait Architectural Design Symposium is the only bi-annual professional conference of its kind in the region since its inception in 2013. 

For 2019, the theme 'Shape the Shapeless : Cross Strait Architects and Architecture of the Belt and Road and Africa' has been adopted to commence a new exploration and to expand the scope of CADSA as a culturally sensitive and design focused event. With the support of Lead Sponsor Create Hong Kong of the Government of the HKSAR, renowned architects, theoreticians, historians and educators from the Belt and Road regions and Africa are invited to speak and conduct workshops; sharing their knowledge and vision in Architecture and Culture together with current developments situated in a global context, in order to facilitate the elevation of architectural design in the Cross-Strait regions towards the international arena. Speakers for the Symposium include (in alphabetical order by last name) :

Keynote Speakers:
(1) Mr. Emre AROLAT, Founder of EAA-Emre Arolat Architecture, Turkey
(2) Mr. CUI Kai (崔愷), Academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering, The   Mainland
(3) Mr. Mehrdad IRAVANIAN, Founder of Mehrdad Iravanian Architectural Office,  Iran
(4) Mr. Rui LEÃO, Co-founder of LBA, Arquitectura e Planeamento Lda, Macau
(5) Mr. CY LEE, Founder of C. Y. Lee & Partners Architects/Planners, Taiwan
(6) Ms. Ivy LEE, Managing Director of Leigh and Orange Limited, Hong Kong 
(7) Professor Alexander TZONIS, Professor Emeritus of Delft University of   Technology, The Netherlands
(8) Mrs. Mytro VITART, Founder of Jean Marc Ibos - Myrto Vitart, France

(1) Mr. Franklin YU, Director of Singular Studio Limited, Hong Kong

Panel Speakers:
(1) Mr. James LAW, JP, Founder of James Law Cybertecture International   Holdings Limited, Hong Kong 
(2) Professor Liane LEFAIVRE, o-Professor of Architectural History and Theory at   the University of Applied Art, Austria
(3) Mr. Kamran Afshar NADERI, Architect, Iran
(4) Mr. Nuno SOARES, Acting Head, Architecture Department, University of Saint   Joseph, Macau
(5) Professor C. David TSENG, Professor and architect from Taiwan

Details of the event are as follows:
Date: 21 June 2019 (Friday) 
Time: 9:00am – 6:00pm 
Venue: Grand Ballroom, JW Marriott Hotel Hong Kong, Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty, Hong Kong 
Language: Putonghua and English - simultaneous interpretation service will be provided. 
HKIA CPD Credit Hours: 7 
Symposium Fee (per capita): HK$1,000 – HKIA Members, Members of Collaborating Organizations and Supporting Organizations or Members of professional institutes for architects in the Mainland, Taiwan and Macau.
HK$1,200 – Other participants 

Collaborating Organisations:
Guangzhou Association of Geotechnical Survey & Engineering Design
Shenzhen Registered Architects Association
Taipei Architects Association
The Architects Association of Macau

Supporting Organisations(in alphabetical order) :
Architects Registration Board
Architectural Services Department
Asian Institute of Built Environment
Buildings Department
Civil Engineering and Development Department
Commerce and Economic Development Bureau
Construction Industry Council
Department of Architectural and Civil Engineering, City University of Hong Kong
Department of Building & Real Estate, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Highways Department
Hong Kong Construction Association
Hong Kong Design Institute
Hong Kong Federation of Electrical and Mechanical Contractors 
Hong Kong General Building Contractors Association
Hong Kong Green Building Council
Hong Kong Housing Authority and Housing Department
Hong Kong Housing Society
Hong Kong Institute of Construction Managers
Hong Kong Institute of Planners
Hong Kong Institute of Urban Design
Hong Kong Interior Design Association
Planning Department
Professional Green Building Council
School of Architecture, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
The Association of Architectural Practices
The Hong Kong Federation of Electrical and Mechanical Contractors
The Hong Kong Institute of Housing
The Hong Kong Institute of Landscape Architects
The Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors
The Hong Kong Institution of Engineers
The Real Estate Developers Association of Hong Kong
Urban Renewal Authority
West Kowloon Cultural District Authority

For more details, please visit HKIA Cross-Strait Architectural Design Symposium and Awards 2019 official website: . 

Registration and enquiries: 
Event Secretariat 
Connexus Travel Limited
Ms. Sharon Lam / Ms. Lluvy Lim / Ms. Sunita Wong 
Tel: +852 3151 8900 

 Registration Form