The Fall 2019 Public Lecture Series of HKU Architecture will highlight the theme “The City and Its Public Space.” Through dialogues, forums and presentations by invited architects, artists and scholars, the series aims to examine the urgent issues of urban public space through both local and global lenses.

Date:20-Sep-2019 – 15-Nov-2019
6:30 pm – 8:00 pmVenue:Room 419, 4/F, Knowles Building, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong


The Fall 2019 Public Lecture Series of HKU Architecture

Invited speakers for Fall 2019 include:

The City and Its Public Space Dialogue (1)

September 20, 2019
6:30 pm, Room 419, Knowles Building, HKU

Chan Koon Chung 陳冠中
Novelist
Heterotopia and Spatial Politics

Sampson Wong 黃宇軒Urbanist and ArtistBe water: Hong Kong Protests & Urbanism


The City and Its Public Space Dialogue (2)

September 27, 2019
6:30 pm, Room 419, Knowles Building, HKU

Li Ju Chuan 李巨川Artist
Hubei Institute of Fine Arts
Struggle for Space: Several Cases

Roan Ching Yueh 阮慶岳
Writer, Critic and Architect
Yuan Ze University
Awakening of the Citizen


October 3, 2019
7pm, Room 419, Knowles Building, HKU

Lee Bul
Artist
In Conversation with Lee Bul
with Pauline J. Yao, M+, Hong Kong and Cole Roskam, HKU


October 25, 2019
6:30pm, Room 419, Knowles Building, HKU

Peter Rich
Peter Rich Architects, Johannesburg
Reconciling African Space Making with the Transforming African Cities


October 26, 2019
Room 419, Knowles Building, HKU

Alumni Forum


November 1, 2019
6:30pm, Room 419, Knowles Building, HKU

Perry Kulper
Taubman College, University of MichiganEvidentiary Traces + Approximate Surfaces


November 8, 2019
6:30pm, Room 419, Knowles Building, HKU
Giancarlo Mazzanti
El Equipo Mazzanti, BogotáColumbia GSAPP
A Participatory Architecture Told from Six Strategies


November 14/15, 2019
6:30pm, Room 419, Knowles Building HKU

Yung Ho Chang 張永和
Six Reflections on ArchitectureAtelier FCJZ, Beijing and Shanghai
Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Tongji University
(Nov 14): City: Resisting Sprawl(Nov 15): Education: Interpreting Discipline


If you wish to add the Lecture Series to your Google calendar, please select the link:https://goo.gl/iBV3S2

Remark: By default, shared calendars won’t show up on smart phones. In order to change these settings, you must click on the following link and turn on the ‘HKU – Lecture/Discussion’ calendar:
https://calendar.google.com/calendar/syncselect

For more info: https://www.arch.hku.hk/event_/public-lecture-series-fall-2019/