We are privileged to have DTFS Advisor Mark Blackwell (Partner, Morphis Landscape Architects) advise the four teams on landscape planning, horticulture, and its sustainable and environmental applications for their micro-park designs.
We are pleased to have International Mentor Mimi Hoang (Principal, nARCHITECTS) together with our advisors and guest critics join us at our design sharing workshop on materiality, social interaction and testing out different scenarios and narratives for our future parks.
Design Trust Futures Studio mentees spent the afternoon at a children’s playground in Ap Lei Chau, reliving their younger days as they brainstormed ways to design an inclusive park. After that, they visited local contemporary visual artist Kacey Wong’s studio, where he shared his thoughts on design, and Maggie Lin prepared the teams for public engagement with an open and creative attitude.
We are pleased to have International Workshop Mentor, Richard Hassell (Co-founder, WOHA), share with us his vision on environmentally-conscious and sustainable designs during a public lecture on 19 March 2018. Raising the importance of inclusivity, community, and the diversity of “living and growing architectures”.
The designer-mentee teams had a thought-provoking afternoon with our mentor and advisors from different related public and private agencies. The four teams shared with us their concepts of play with site analysis and their initial design ideas for the future micro-parks of Hong Kong.