Hong Kong's architectural achievements showcased in New York
Hong Kong's architectural achievements over the last 25 years was on display (Oct 11 - 25) in New York at the Hong Kong Institute of Architects' Urbanism and Architecture Exhibitions for Excellence “Beyond Territories - Made. Make. Making”.
The exhibition, one of the celebration programs of the 25th anniversary of the establishment of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, featured works by more than 25 local and international firms. The six-month roving exhibition started in Hangzhou and Beijing before travelling to New York. The New York stop was supported by the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, New York (HKETONY).
Speaking at the Oct 11 opening ceremony, HKETONY Director Candy Nip said Hong Kong's architecture embodies the city's rich culture and cosmopolitan character, and the innovative displays of the exhibition fully epitomizes the timelessness and timeliness of the architectural achievements of Hong Kong in the past quarter-century.
In partnership with the American Institute of Architects, New York, the HKIA also organized a two-day symposium on urban design and sustainable architecture during the exhibition period. “The symposium provides an excellent forum for professional and cultural exchanges between Hong Kong and the United States”, Ms Nip added.