and allow for multiple identities to emerge and evaporate. The city is alive through the synergy generated by interactions among inhabitants.
You are the City - Petra Kempf
Petra Kempf, You Are the City: Observation, Organization and Transformation of Urban Settings (Germany: Lars Muller Publishers, 2009), 2.
Cities are an open stage for complementary and conflicting encounters,
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Professional Experiences Student Intern Rocco Design Architects Limited 2011 Nov 14 - Dec 16
Architectural Trainee Rocco Design Architects Limited 2009 Dec 15 - 2010 Nov 15
Central Police Station
Tamar Development - HK Government Headquarters
Job Duties: Documentations (Heritage Buildings Conservation) i. Check (shop drawing) measured/ dimension drawings from contractors against photo records and physical site situation
Job Duties: Construction Drawings Stage (External Footbridges EW1 + EW2) i. Assist in Government submissions/ Admin (DDA/ AI/ Drafting Letters/ Assisted in Documentation) ii. Design studies/ Participate in Consultantsâ€™ Meetings iii. Participate in Site meetings/ Site Walk
Student Intern Rocco Design Architects Limited 2008 Dec 01 - 2009 Feb 28
Fire Services Department Training School (TKO) Hong Kong Stock Exchange Data Centre (TKO) LCSD Sports Complex (Shatin) Science Park Phase III (Shatin)
The West Kowloon Cultural District Job Duties: WKCD Studies i. Design Research studies ii. Diagrams iii. Assisted in Master Plan Documentation Other projects Job Duties: i. Diagrams ii. Assist in Documentations
Job Duties: Tender Submission design proposals (EOI) i. Design Research studies ii. Diagrams iii. Assisted in Content writing The West Kowloon Cultural District Job Duties: WKCD Studies i. Design Research studies ii. Diagrams iii. Assisted in Master Plan Documentation
Awards/ Public Exhibition
Master of Architecture The University of New South Wales 2011 - 2012
Shortlisted as Finalists: CAPITheticAL Competition (Stage 2) Team Entry with Dr. Paola, Carolyn Cheung, Winnie Sheung 2013 Mar 06 - May 11 (Exhibition at Gallery of Australian Design, Canberra)
Bachelor of Architectural Studies The University of New South Wales 2007 - 2009
Submitted for CAPITheticAL Competition (Stage 1) Member of Dr. Paola Favaro and Team 2012 May (announced)
Higher School Certificate Wenona School (Sydney, Aus) 2004 - 2006 St. Paulâ€™s Secondary School (HKSAR) 1999 - 2004
Autodesk AutoCAD 2D Ecotect Analysis Adobe Photoshop InDesign/ Illustrator Premiere Pro/ After Effects Google SketchUp Pro SU Podium Microsoft Office Words/ Powerpoint Excel/ Visio
Construction Industry Safety Training Certificate (Green Card) Construction Industry Council - HKSAR Validity: 05/08/2010 - 04/08/2013
Languages Cantonese English Japanese Mandarin French
Royal Life Saving First Aid Certificate (Apply First Aid/ Perform CPR) Royal Life Saving Society - Australia 2012 Bronze Medallion Hong Kong Life Saving Society 2010 Japanese Language Proficiency Test Level 3 Japan Foundation/ Japan Educational Exchanges and Services 2009
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Selected Works Kings Cross Community Art Center 2011 Sem 1 l Connections & Urban Repairs l Tutor: Benjamin Giles
Coogee Jazz Club/ Apartments 2009 Sem 1 l Integrated Design: Architecture As Evidence l Tutor: Alain Assoum
Hybrid as Connector 2012 Sem 1 + Sem 2 [Graduation Studio] l architectus Studio l Tutor: Ivan Ip
Coogee Beach Community Center 2008 Sem 2 l Public Space in a Sydney Suburb l Tutor: Peter Chivers
Room and Narrative 2008 Sem 1 l Tutor: Swetik Korzeniewski
Documentation Techniques for Major Buildings 2011 Sem 2 l Tutor: Aaron Ballin
CAPITheticAL Competition Entry Stage 1 2011 Sem 2 + 2012 Summer Sem l Tutor: Dr. Paola Favaro
CAPITheticAL Competition Entry Stage 2 2012 Sem 2 l Tutor: Dr. Paola Favaro
Tamar Development Project - Elevated Walkway 2009 Dec 15 - 2010 Nov 15
Central Police Station Revitalisation Project 2011 Nov 14 - Dec 16
West Kowloon Cultural District 2008 Dec 01 - 2009 Feb 28 + 2009 Dec 15 - 2010 Nov 15
Postcard/ Poster Design Works 2009 Winter Sem + 2011 Winter Sem l Tutor: Ann Quinlan
Film Making 2011 Summer Sem l Tutor: Dean Utian
Graphic Design/ Communications Throughout
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Coogee Jazz Club/ Apartments 05 06
Hybrid as Center
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Kings Cross Community Art Center 2011 Sem 1 l Connections and Urban Repairs l Tutor: Benjamin Giles Throughout years of development, every city undergoes evolutions and various interventions; which bring both good and bad. At Kings Cross, the Cross City Tunnel is established as an eastern gateway, but at the same time; it is a damage to the history, to the place of the local community. The studio explores various strategies to repair the city damage by establishing a Hub of activities and a Visual connector across the Cityâ€™s East and West.
01 Through the developing of building and spaces as the urban repair, it reinvigorates a leftover â€˜non placeâ€™ surrounded by high volume of traffic, into a HUB OF ACTIVITIES
SITE CONDITION (KINGS CROSS - WILLIAM ST JUNCTION)
Home + Business demolished for tunnel
Entertainment + Famous historical Coke Sign
“No-man Land” at the junction
RESPONSED TO ISSUES
VIEWING DECK VISUAL CONNECTOR
PROGRAMS FOR COMMUNITIES
EXHIBITION SHOWCASES SUPPORTING ARTISTS
Acting as both the physical HUB of activities and a visual connector across the east and west, it links up the History: A busy commercial with the intersection of transportation.
The design of the center encourages interactions among different communities and brings the site alive through different activities there.
Today, the Sydney 2030 Vision plays a big part to the design planning. It is important to keep Sydney competitive by supporting sustainable living, arts and cultural and a friendly neighbourhood to locals and visitors.
In order to faciliate the connections and activities among the tourists/ locals /families / people working nearby, the HUB is designed with urban farms, cycling track to the view deck, public squares/ plaza, retails, entertainment, dining, exhibitions, galleries and spaces for artists.
GROUND FLOOR MASTER LAYOUT PLAN 01. SOUVENIR SHOP 02. CAFÉ 03. INTERNET ACCESS FOR TOURISTS 04. KIOSK 05. TOURIST INFORMATION CENTER 06. VIEWING DECK/ CYCLING RAMP TO 1ST FLOOR 07. PUBLIC/ PERFORMANCE PLAZA
08. PLANTER/ PUBLIC SEATINGS 09. WATER PLAY AREA/ PERFORMANCE AREA (WINTER) 10. TIMBER PUBLIC SEATINGS 11. COVERED WATER PLAY AREA/ SEATING/ PERFORMANCE AREA (WINTER) 12. KIOSK/ CAFÉ WITH OUTDOOR SEATINGS ALONG STEPS
CIRCULATION (CYCLING + WALKING) PROPOSED NEW TRAFFIC LIGHTS ACTIVE SHOPFRONTS
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a. urban farm b. cycling/ walking public plaza c. dining d. disabled toilets/ parents room e. male changing/ showering (cyclists) f. female changing/ showering (cyclists)
g. bike parking h. bike hiring/ reparing workshop i. community kitchen/ restaurant j. exhibition/ showcase k. multipurpose/ community meeting rooms
l. services (bathrooms/ stairs/ lifts/ store room) m. artistsâ€™ studio n. outdoor decking/ exhibition o. pedestrian/ cycling walkway to waterplay area
p. theatre q. children play room r. visual showcase area s. snack bar
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SYD 2030 VISION SUSTAINABLE/ COMPETITIVE/ ARTS + CULTURE
SUSTAINABLE LIVING/ COMPETITIVE CITY FOR LOCALS & TOURISTS
ARTS + CULTURE/ SUPPORTING ARTISTS & ENCOURAGE CULTURAL ACTIVITIES
Academic Coogee Jazz Club/ Apartments 2009 Sem 1 l Integrated Design: Architecture As Evidence l Tutor: Alain Assoum The design of Coogee Jazz Club/ Apartments is to emphasize the evidentiary nature of design process. The project complies with the understanding of design complying with regulations, which it satisfies the SEP65 (residential) and acoustics preformances (Jazz Club). The site is located in Coogee, with a heritage house at the back of the lot. It is important to also consider the back side to create an intimate environment sharing in-between.
02 A New Community that promotes Social interaction within the existing communities by creating an on-site entertainment in one-spot
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INTERLOCKING OF UNITS
3-BEDDER STUDIO STUDIO
CONNECTIVITY WITH COMMUNITIES
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1. RUBBISH ROOM 2. RUBBISH CHUTE 3. RESI UNITS’ STORAGE 4. COURTYARD 5. DISABLE ACCESS STUDIO 6. MULTIGENERATION STUDIO 7. STUDIO UNIT 8. 2-BEDDER UNIT 9. 3-BEDDER UNIT
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Academic Hybrid as Connector 2012 Sem 1 + Sem 2 [Graduation Studio] l architectus TM Studio l Tutor: Ivan Ip In years, Sydney successes as both a financial and a popular tourist spot in the Asia Pacific. However, this â€œGlobal Cityâ€? is becoming a fragmented, polarized city as the level of wealth has been increasingly concentrating. Eventually, would become a luxury. The studio addresses the goals of the Sydney Vision 2030 through the design of hybrid. It explores solutions on maintaining Sydney to be a globally competitive, cultural and creative city; while creating a sustainable and vibrant community for the locals. The hybrid challenges the typical commercial/ mixed-use tower, it potentially brings the attention towards the urban complexity and connectivity of them through balancing the work, live and leisure aspects. By utilizing the vertical tower typology and the hybridity of programs, it gives the opportunities of accommodating both the commercial and leisure activities within high value land in Sydney.
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People are the foundation of a City that brings about synergy through interactions interweaving among them. The “Connector” acts as the node of the community by encouraging and sustaining a wide range of functions and simply everyday activities to connect the fragments of the place’s identity, the people and the environments; and to create a harmony with the urban fabric and the area.
01 BACKGROUND OF HYBRID
It is to be differentiated itself from the mixeduse by not only serving the private, but to also communicating with the city by encouraging both the planned and unplanned activities and interactions to take place.
The condenser was the result of functional thinking, which was the guiding light of the construction method... The hybrid was also the result of functional thinking but on a scale where user flux was just as important as econmic flux... the hybrid opened up to the city and encouraged contact among strangers, intensified land use, densifying relationships and left room for indetermination, This is Hybrid - Aurora Fernández Per Javier Arpa, Aurora Fernandez Per and Javier Mozas, This is Hybrid: An analysis of mixed-use buildings by a+t Prologue by Steven Holl (Spain: a+t architecture publishers, 2011),52.
Hybrid architecture is a response to private, social and global issues; it tackles the problems from economic land use to the serving of local communities and the public.
02 HYBRID AND THE CITY
It is to recognize that “city” does not absolutely refer as a physical town. If the City is to be viewed in once physical existence, it should be “expressed in a vortex of temporal relations, mirrored in the activities of a collective body of individuals interacting with one another. Cities are an open stage for complementary and conflicting encounters, and allow for multiple identities to emerge and evaporate. It is vital that “As individuals pass through, new connections arise while others fade away. By wearing various masks and playing different roles, people change the urban landscape as they encounters.”
Cities can no longer be viewed as static and centralized constructs...we can no longer regard cities as a fixed entity with clear boundaries. Instead, they need to be perceived as an evolutionary system of shifting networks with their connective configuration undergoing a continual transformation. You are the City - Petra Kempf Petra Kempf, You Are the City: Observation, Organization and Transformation of Urban Settings (Germany: Lars Muller Publishers, 2009), 4.
. Petra Kempf, You Are the City: Observation, Organization and Transformation of Urban Settings (Germany: Lars Muller Publishers, 2009), 4. . Ibid., 2.
Hybrid is to be read as the idea of ‘Open, Compact City within a City’. With Rem Koolhaas first addressed this idea as the ‘culture of congestion’, hybrid is an urban block that consists of programs which contribute to different functions. It is the activities acting as the medium, creating a sense of community that become the “nodes and connections”  to interface with the City, which responses and vitalizes the urban complex of the area.
03 HYBRID AS CONNECTOR
The intention of the project is to provide the potential medium to generate a densely uses urban space for connecting different inhabitants starting from simply everyday activities that would be taken place. The ideas of ‘Connector’ does not purely regard as generating the means for physical connection, but to also connect the fragments of the place’s identity, the people and the environments; and to create a harmony with the urban fabric and the area.
A city is an idea first, an expression of the idea which the society believes itself to be. It is made up of built fabric and people. ‘City forms, their actual function and the ideas and values that people attach to them make up a single phenomena.’
The Image of the City - Lynch, K. Kevin Lynch, The Image of the City (Cambridge Mass: MIT Press, 1960), 30.
People are the foundation of a City. A City becomes vitalized when synergy generates from coherent interactions interweaving among people. It is significant that a dynamic City would address this principle in design.
04 HYBRID AND THE SYDNEY VISION 2030
Design is to address the issues creatively. It is to drive the solution, the problem solving for not only the current, but also the future; and is not only for the individuals but for everyone. The following are the potential visions that could have achieved in this site: 1. Increase the connectivity and the provision of the sustainable harbour as a civic spot/ activity hub (encourage cycling/ walking); 2. Maintain Sydney as a globally competitive and lively city through the integration of offices, accommodation, leisure/ entertainment and communities facilities; 3. Support/ enriching the diversity of Cultural ribbona1 by further exploring different types of cultural (film, music and sound)
“Sydney 2030 is about changing the way we live, work and play in the city; now and into the future. The blueprint for Sydney 2030 grew out of talking to people, asking how things could improve and what we can do to take the city forward.” Sydney 2030 Vision Sydney 2030 Vision, “Vision in 2030: A blueprint for Sydney 2030,” City of Sydney Council, http://www.sydney2030.com.au/vision-in-2030/resources (accessed 17 March 2012).
a1 Cultural Ribbon: a term that describes the all the cultural attractions in Sydney area: (Powerhouse Museum, Maritime Museum and Aquarium [Darling Harbour], Theatres on Hickson Road, Sydney Dance Company, Sydney Theatre Company, Bangarra Dance Theatre, Sydney Observatory, Argyle Square and the Argyle Cut in the Rocks, Museum of Contemporary Art; Customs House, the Opera House, Police and Justice Museum, Museum of Sydney, Royal Botanic Gardens, Mitchell Library, The Mint, Hyde Park Barracks, Australian Museum, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney Conservatorium of Music) They are mainly located along the Harbour side where discussed in the Vision, walking trail would be able to connect through.
Starting from where the Sydney Vision was first adopted by the City of Sydney Council in June 2008, the Council is continuously working on comprising the proposal to meet with the vision outlined.
Summary from Sydney Vision 2030
10 TARGETS TRANSPORATION
encourage cycling encourage walking
HOUSING Attracts inner city living to reduce the need of driving
A GLOBALLY COMPETITIVE + INNOVATIVE CITY
Enhances tourism branding of city
Cultural + creative city
Lively engaging city centre Provides business/ office/ venue/ accommodation (tourists/ business) Divrse/ mature night time culture (12hrs/ 24hrs activities) Provides Community facilities
Supports development industries
BIG MOVES LIVEABLE GREEN NETWORK of
Provides cultural leadership and strength cultural partnerships
George St As The Central Spine - To Provide Civic Spot/ Square for connectivity
HARBOUR AS ONE OF THE ACTIVITY HUBS
05 DIVERSITY TOWARDS A BETTER CITY
To create the linkage with the area, it is significant to address the social trends and issues in the society; as a social condenser, it is to reignite the connectivity of communities in the area. Thinking on the level of the city area as a whole, it is essential to articulate the design with the Sydney Vision 2030. On the individual level, the studies on work life balance (WLB) and the position of LEISURE in lives provide the insight on how the hybrid can become the medium to develop the common language within the city. In which, the WLB always stays on the discussion list, with the increasing of work hours that decreases the involvement in families and leisure time arrangements (communications among families members/ childcare); and how flexibilities in offices (arrangement of office work spaces/ flexible working hours) with the provision of leisure (leisure in workplace/ breakout zones/ activities in individual leisure time) are one of the strategies to maintain a better quality and balance in life.
Targeted End-user Research The Infographics show the popular activities among the targeted groups.
Provision of a Common language - Culture as a form of Leisure
THE ROCKS (HERITAGE AREA)
MUSEUM OF CONTEMPARY ARTS
CULTURAL/ ART GALLERIES
CIRCULAR QUAY WHARFS
06 DESIGN PROPOSAL + STRATEGIES 01 CREATES “NODES” FOR COMMUNITIES
CONTINUITY OF CIVIC SPACE + ENCOURAGEMENT ON CYCLING BY PROVIDING BIKE FACILITIES
02 CIRCULATION AS PUBLIC SPACES + DIVISION OF ZONES
03 INTEGRATES WITH SITE CONTEXTS
04 MOVEMENTS THROUGH SITE
05 CONNECTION THROUGH THE SITE
CREATE URBAN ROOM FOR CYCLISTS + PUBLIC
CONTINUOUS CONNECTION TO HARRINGTON ST
Podium strategies: Circulations as Public Spaces
THEATRE INTERIOR Culture as a form of Leisure The Film + Sound Exhibition + Theatre seek to enrich the new trend of the generations through promoting national identity/ leisure/ knowledge in film, music and sound. Having the possibilities of making partnership with the National Film and Sound Archive Canberra and the annual Sydney Film Festival, it aims to create an interactive learning and screening place, and workshops, together with the existing arts/ cultural facilities.
PODIUM EXPOSED MODEL
WALK IN THEATRE/ PLAZA/ ENTRACE TO FILM + SOUND EXHIBITION
01 BULKY PROPORTION
02 FRAMES THE VIEW
03 DESIGNS WITH EFFECTIVE FLOOR PLATES
SECTION C 04 MAXIMIZE VIEWS TOWARDS HARBOURS + ROCKS
05 EMPHASIZES THE VARIOUS PROGRAMS IN THE TOWER
06 INTERGRATED ENVIRONMENTAL STRATEGIES ON FACADE
TOWER FLOOR PLATES
TYPICAL LOWRISE HOTEL
TYPICAL MIDRISE OFFICE
TYPICAL HIGHRISE SERVICED APARTMENTS
SHARED BUSINESS VENUE FOR OFFICES
INCLINED TRUSS TO CREATE “COLUMN FREE” THEATRE SPACES AT THE PODIUM
EAST FACADE DETAIL: SINGLE SKIN CURTAIN WALL 02 01 07
ESD Principle: Strong wind protection for East Sunlight in Return/ Hot Air Supply/ Cold Air
01 ALUMINIUM FINS (SUN SHADING) 02 MULLIONS 03 BLINDS
04 SIDE HINGED WINDOWS FOR VENTILATION 05 RAISED FLOOR FOR CABLE DUCTS
06 CHILLED BEAMS AT 3m PERIMETER ZONE 07 VAV CONTROL SYSTEM
NORTH FACADE DETAIL: DOUBLE SKIN FACADE
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ESD Principle: Maximize Views with Shading and Better Warming/ Cooling Sunlight in Return/ Hot Air Supply/ Cold Air
01 LOW E GLASS/ FRITTED PATTERN 02 GMS FLOOR GRILL W/ PU PAINT 03 S.S SPIDER FIXING W/. SATIN FINISH
04 S.S TENSION ROD + CABLE TRUSS ROD 05 RAISED FLOOR FOR CABLE DUCTS 06 CHILLED BEAMS AT 3m PERIMETER ZONE
07 VAV CONTROL SYSTEM 08 VENETTIAN BLIND 09 OPERABLE SIDE HINGED WINDOW FOR VENTILATION 37 38
EFFICIENT FLOOR PLATE DESIGN: ADPATIVE TO 3 DIFFERENT PROGRAMS DESIGN
BREAKOUT ZONES THROUGHOUT
LOBBY INTERIOR ON GEORGE STREET
SHARED BUSINESS VENUE CAFE INTERIOR
PODIUM ACCESS LOWRISE HOTEL/ SERVICED APARTMENTS/ COMMON SKY GARDEN MIDRISE OFFICE/ COMMON SKY GARDEN/ SHARED BUSINESS VENUE/ SKY DINING HIGHRISE HOTEL/ SERVICED APARTMENTS/ COMMON SKY GARDEN/ SKY LOBBY + LOUNGE EXPRESS PUBLIC ACCESS TO SKY DINING/ LOUNGE GOODS LIFT
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2008 Sem 2 l Public Space in a Sydney Suburb l Tutor: Peter Chivers Through designing the Coogee Beach Community Centre (CBCC), a multi-purpose centre that aims at the needs of local community, together with visitors from around the world; it explores the understanding of threshold between them.
04 The designing of public spaces in Sydney Suburb a Multi-purpose center for locals and visitors
The site is located at the Coogee Oval next to the Coogee Beach, which the existing old centre and Grand Stand have not been used for many years. Respecting to the historical values of the Old Grand Stand to the community, the design is the first taste on integrating the heritage with its own design.
Coogee Oval Ground
Addresses the Local Community with community kitchen and learning/ functions places + shared Sports Hall for locals + visitors
Locates the cafĂŠ in the Central Walkway, extending to the Timber deck
Large Sport Hall
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Outdoor cafĂŠ is extended to the timber deck, which all communities are invited to enjoy the games in the Oval
Timber deck acts as a threshold, which links the community center with the Audiencesâ€™ stand; to create an atmosphere of blended activities within the Oval
Coogee Oval Ground
Outdoor Deck Café
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2008 Sem 1 l Tutor: Swetik Korzeniewski By choosing one of the works from Edward Hopper; The City of Sunlight, that describes a domestic scene. By interweaving with imaginations, this project tries to dissect the motif and create a unique narrative to the piece of art as the project brief. Within the Project, the Doors and windows are the set tools in expressing the narratives.
The exploration and understanding of architectonics
02 The Narrative
01 Development of Project Brief
Edward Hopper: City of Sunlight
• thinking through books • darker spaces to reflect the isolation
• folding windows with seats to reflect the inhabitant’s relieved spirit • working desk besides sliding windows symbolizes the control of physically and spiritually openness to the world
01. The woman lives in isolation at a hotel under a high density living environment, ie. City. 02. She is sitting closed to her neighbors’ windows, (all blacked out in painting). This further stresses that this woman is physically being isolated. 03. She is alone by herself, ie. isolated spiritually
Analysis of the painting: City of Sunlight
A Woman; isolated both physically and spiritually, loves to think; thinking about the future or problems that she might have; Thus, she loves to read books as she likes to find answers about her problems encountered in the life
Documentation Techniques for Major Buildings o Documentation Techniques for Major Buildings 2011 Sem 2 l Tutor: Aaron Ballin In practice, documentation plays a significant role during the construction phase. It is the architectsâ€™ main communication with other consultants in the project team. This elective introduces the basic techniques; such as detailing, construction, materials and finishings. The individual project requires each student to produce the whole set of basic drawings and extra details upon studentâ€™s decision which complies with the Standards Australia (AS) and the Building Code of Australia (BCA).
Introduction to Documentation in practice
CAPITheticAL Competition Entry Stage 1
CAPITheticAL Competition Entry Stage 2
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CAPITheticAL Competition Entry Stage 1 2011 Sem 2 + 2012 Summer Sem l Tutor: Dr. Paola Favaro
2013 is the year for celebrating the Canberra 100th birthday. Back in 1912, architect Walter Burley Griffin and his wife; architect Marion Mahony Griffin from Chicago; together won the international competition to design the capital city of Australia. In 1913, the capital city was named as Canberra and built according to Griffin’s modified plan. However, throughout the years, their ideal city did not turn fully into reality.
1. Urban architecture experiments 2. Ambitious projects as meaningful product of a continuum discussion of economical, planning and political issues 3. Public water and land transportation system 4. Alternative and exemplary mode of living 5. Eco-park structures
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Our entry addresses the Griffin’s and Marion’s Original Vision of an ideal city, which is inspired by the City Beautiful. While maintaining Canberra as a Green landscape city, it cherishes the Country’s multiculturalism and specified itself as the showcase of the Country for local, national and international level. Along with its current issues, we emphasize the idea of: City as the forum for:
The Capithetical competition is the ideas competition to create a hypothetical capital city for the 21st century and beyond. This competition recalls the debate on the Griffin’s Legacy: the unrealized works from his original planning.
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CAPITheticAL Competition Stage 1 Entry Team Member: Dr. Paola Favaro, Bruce Lam, Carolyn Cheung, Clement Cheng, Dee Vonn Lai, Herry Yuen, Jacqueline Yip, Leslie Lam, Mansoor Khan, Marieta Ng, Siok Hong Yap, Winnie Sheung, Winny Leung, Vinaygamoorthy Sivasubramaniam
CENTENNIAL WATER WALK PAVILIONS
CAPITheticAL Competition Entry Stage 2 2012 Sem 2 l Tutor: Dr. Paola Favaro l Team Member: Carolyn Cheung, Marieta Ng, Winnie Sheung Vision for Canberra: An elaboration of Stage 1 The 3 main strategies focused in Stage 2: 1. “Centennial axis”: a world expo forum for the study of the 21st century city 2. “Centennial water walk pavilions”: a testing ground for innovative educational and leisure activities 3. “Centennial water wheel”: a viewing platform and water recycling facility; an educational showcase for the country In our drawings, a carefully planned approach frames the three projects: the “Centennial Axis”, a permanent World Expo Forum for international workshops and exhibitions related to the 21st century cities, leads the rest of the development around the Lake, linking it to the “Centennial Water Walk Pavilions” and the “Centennial Water Wheel”. The symbolic and spiritual tension of Griffins’ plan created by the underlying concept of an architectural horizontal city immersed within the nature of the existing and man-made bush land would be elevated by the horizontal geometries and proportions of our proposed urban architecture. The three experimental projects will celebrate the best architectural gestures found in Canberra, which, arguably, are the living testimony of the Griffins’ legacy.
CAPITheticAL Competition Stage 2 Entry (Exhibition on display at Gallery of Australian Design, Canberra, 6th March - 11th May 2013) Team Member: Dr. Paola Favaro, Carolyn Cheung, Marieta Ng, Winnie Sheung
01 Tamar Development Project - Elevated Walkway 02 Central Police Station Revitalisation Project 03
West Kowloon Cultural District
Photo Courtesy of Rocco Design Architects
Rocco Design Architects Limited, Architectural Trainee, 15 Dec 2009 - 15 Nov 2010. External Footbriges EW1 and EW2
Job Duties: Construction Drawings Stage: i. Assist in Government submissions/ Admin (DDA/AI/ Letters/ Documentations) ii. Design studies/ Participate in Meetings iii. Participate in Site meetings/ Site Walk Photo Courtesy of Rocco Design Architects
Tamar Development HK Government Headquarters 73 74
Central Police Station Revitalisation Project
Rocco Design Architects Limited, Student Intern, 14 Nov - 16 Dec 2011. Heritage Buildings Conservation
Job Duties: Documentations:
Photo Courtesy of Herzog & de Meuron/ Rocco Design Architects
i. Check (shop drawing) measured/ dimension drawings from contractors against photo records and physical site situation
Photo Courtesy of Rocco Design Architects
Rocco Design Architects Limited, Student Intern/ Architectural Trainee, 1 December 2008 - 28 February + 2009 15 Dec 2009 - 15 Nov 2010. WKCD Studies
Job Duties: Conceptual Design/ Consultancy Study: i. Research/ Design studies ii. Diagrams iii. Assist in Master Plan Documentations
Photo Courtesy of Rocco Design Architects
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Postcard/ Poster Design Works
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design Postcard Desgin 2009 Winter Sem + 2011 Winter Sem l Elective: Australia and New Zealand Student Architecture Congress l Tutor: Ann Quinlan
Australia + New Zeland Student Architecture Congress July 2011 Adelaide
Flux was the Student Architecture Congress held in Adelaide back in July, 2011. The congress theme was to examine the role of architects under various crisis. Throughout various intensive workshops/ lectures/ tours held in 3 days; the congress gave students and professions to meditate the importance of humanitarian needs in natural disaster, financial crisis and climate change. Guests shared their ideas with the audience on how the industry could contribute to the needs, especially during post-crisis/ disaster relief.
01 Postcard/ Posters Design (Assignment from Adelaide Congress 2011) 01. Some postcards of the set reflect the workshops/ lectuers/ experiences in Adelaide congress trip.
design Postcard Desgin 2009 Winter Sem + 2011 Winter Sem l Elective: Australia and New Zealand Student Architecture Congress l Tutor: Ann Quinlan
Australia + New Zeland Student Architecture Congress July 2009 Canberra
Re:Hab was the Student Architecture Congress held in Canberra back in July, 2009. The congress theme was to examine the contemporary issues and the future responsibilities of the architects. During various workshops/ lectures/ tours in 5 days; the congress brought up the discussions on architecture education, the social responsibilities of architects; and the definition of â€œHero Architectsâ€?, just to name a few. The Congress brought together students and professions and enabled the industry to understand other public projects that were happeneing.
02 Postcard/ Posters Design (Assignment from Canberra Congress 2009) 01. Part of the postcards in the set, capturing back the theme discussed in the congress/ experiences in the Canberra congress trip. 02. Posters design reflect the theme: social responsibilities of architects .
Film Making 2011 Summer Sem l Elective: Cinematic Space l Tutor: Dean Utian
TIMEo Time flies, don’t let time runs away, catch it and use it wisely.
Time, is an individual assignment of Cinematic Space, a course taken in 2011. This course allows us to explore the interrelationship between the cinematic and architectural experiences. They both are an expression of art that create and define experiences of places and space. This short film uses the journey of marbles travelling along various places; to communicate the ideas,
“Time is Money”. It aims to convey the idea of experiencing different challenges in life to the audiences. Eventually, the “key” uniquely links up the interweaved time and spaces. The process of chasing the marbles and picking up the “key” symbolize catching the time by oneself. The alarm in the film guides the audiences to realize that they should not let time to pass meaninglessly.
01. Tries to wake up and switch off the alarm but failed. While the glass of water on the side was accidentially tippied over. 02. When the water turns into marbles, the audiences are brought into the dream through this clue. 03. 04. The marbles run over the edge. This indicates the start of their journey. 05. A reminder to the audiences that the water has been turned into marbles. 06. Water in the character’s hand has turned into marbles and dropped onto the floor while she is asleep and not noticing the situation. 07. The marble journey: travel from indoor to outdoor through a grey corridor with repeated columns on the side. 08. It runs till to the stairs at the end of the alley and terminates at the last step. 09. The character chases after the marble and finally she pickes it up.
10. It shows to the audiences that the picked up marble has been transformed to a key. 11. The clock illustrates the time reverse with the background frames playing back the past events. 12. The alarm rings again and displays only one minute has passed in realtiy. Hence it is a clue to show the chasing of marble is just a dream. 13. One might puzzle about the “key” in the dream as it appears in the character’s hand realistically. (The “key” is the symbol of time. It expresses that the character finally realizes that “Time is Money”.) 14. The white curtain and opened windows, indicate the character’s new insight towards life. 15. Trees under the sun (views looking out from windows) represent the rebirth of the character. 16. Final message of the film followed by the credit screen.
design Graphic Design/ Communications Throughout
O T H E R D E S I G N W O R K S â€œCompleteness - Transformationâ€?, charcoal drawings; 2008 Drawings for the Course: Theory of Form: theory based on the work of Professor L. Peter Kollar.
â€œGinzan Onsen Hot Spring Bath House - Kengo Kumaâ€?, Mixed medium hand drawings; 2007 Drawings for the Course: Architectural Communications: the basic techniques for the architectural drawings/ presentations
â€œQuadrangle Buildingâ€?, Mixed medium, Quick hand sketch; 2007 Drawings for the Course: Architectural Communications: the basic techniques for architectural drawings/ presentations
Pedestrian flow on Weekend
Pedestrian flow on Weekday
â€œPedestrian flow analysisâ€?, vector drawings; 2012 Drawings for the Course: Graduation studio: Hybrid as Connector, the final studio project.
“Kit Box Directory”, vector drawing; 2011 Drawings for the CAPITheticAL Competition: Competition Studio: Poster Design for the new physical Kit box of our group design.
Poster Design of the Kit Box
â€œProgram analysis for TIFF Bell Lightboxâ€?, infographic; vector drawings; 2012 Illustrations for the Course: Graduation studio: TIFF Bell Lighbox (Canada), the diagrams for precedent studies.
“Bonne Fête”, vector drawing; 2013 Illustrations for Birthday Celebration: Design included the combinations of photo, the logo design and the vector drawings.
“Christmas Suprise”, vector drawing; 2012 Illustrations for Christmas Card
“Christmas Greeting”, vector drawing; 2012 Illustrations for Christmas Card: A combination of photos, the handmade snow globe and vector drawings.
“Cat in the Wood”, photoshop processed image; 2010 Edited photoshop image: A combination of creative works processed in photoshop. The Orginial
THE END Thank You This is only the end of this portfolio, another chapter in life has just begun...
MARIETA NG, 2013.