School of Architecture, CUHK

CUHK School of Architecture 25th Anniversary Celebration Day

Date & Time


14:00 - 20:00


AIT Building, CUHK


The School of Architecture at The Chinese University of Hong Kong is commemorating its 25th Anniversary with a one-day celebration event on Saturday, 7 January 2017. The programme commenced in the afternoon with building tours and a symposium among alumni and students, followed by an exhibition opening and anniversary ceremony in the evening.

Guests of Honour included:
Emeritus Professor Tunney Lee, Founding Chairman, Dept of Architecture, CUHK
Mr. James Kinoshita, renowned architect and donor of the Kinoshita Lectures in Architecture
Mr. Wong Kam-sing, GBS, JP, Secretary for the Environment, HKSAR

Click HERE to read about our Celebration Day highlights.


More Celebration Day photos can be found on our Facebook Page.



14:00-15:00 AIT Building Tours guided by student docents. A tour will last around 30 minutes

1) Atrium (1/F)
2) Design Studios (2/F-3/F)
3) Architecture Library (3/F-4/F)
4) Rooftop (4/F)
5) Digital Design Lab (G/F)
6) Exhibition Zones (1/F)

15:00-18:00 Architecture Symposium

15:00-15:10 Introduction by Prof. Nelson Chen
15:10-16:00 Five students will present on behalf of their studios
Presenters: Jenny Chung (Year 3); Liz Pang (Year 4); Victor Lee (Year-out); Ivy Ip (MArch 2); and Chan Pak Chuen (MArch 2016)
16:00-16:25 Panel discussion (moderator: Prof. Patrick Hwang)
16:25-16:40 Intermission
16:40-17:20 Five alumni will talk about their diverse career paths
Presenters: Francis Wong (project little dream); Maggie Ma (community design); Billy Chan (running a startup); Edman Choy (international practices); and Ray Lee (from concept to construction)
17:20-17:55 Panel discussion (moderator: Prof. Nelson Chen)
18:00-18:30 AIT Building Tours (please see above) & Reception
18:30-20:00 25th Anniversary Ceremony, Award Presentations and Alumni Exhibition opening
20:00-21:00 Entertainment by undergraduate architecture students

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