July 2017 Design Trust Grant Recipients

5. 10. 2017



Congratulations to Design Trust Grant Recipients of the recent July 2017 cycle: Alan Kwan, Matthew Hung, the team of Karen Lee, Mandy Wong, Kate Lau, Olive Wong and Kit Chan, and the People's Architecture Office team of James Shen, Zang Feng and He Zhe.

The awarded grants span a diverse range of projects from a permanent urban intervention in Shenzhen; alternative urban scenarios and prototypes focusing on Hong Kong’s future relationship with waste; a virtual architectural experience that depicts the psychological journey of immigrants between the 1950s to 1970s; and a project that reimagines a people- and tram-centric, shared road space on Des Voeux Road Central.

Our next grant application deadline is 20th October 2017. Design Trust offers grants to individual designers, curators, collectives and non-profit organisations for projects and activities that are relevant to various design disciplines to the context and content of Hong Kong and the Greater Pearl River Delta region. We support innovative, thought-provoking investigations in various design disciplines from graphics, media, wearables, architecture to the built environment.

DESIGN TRUST FEATURE GRANTS foster cross-disciplinary projects focusing on the Greater Pearl River Delta region. Projects awarded have a wide reaching audience and maybe sited in an exhibition or biennale venue with international recognition and standing.

DESIGN TRUST SEED GRANTS foster a culture of experimentation, testing and sharing. This grant is awarded to individuals seeking to kick start a meaningful and intellectual project with social, educational, economical or environmental impact for communities.