In celebration of DESIGN TRUST Grant Recipient HET NIEUWE INSTIUUT’S exploration on the incursion of artificial intelligence and automation in built environment, "Automated Landscapes" presents their research on the emerging architectures and urbanisms of automated labour in the Pearl River Delta region. The evening also unravels how these changing conditions of labour influence the city and its inhabitants, through film screening and design dialogues; accompanied by cocktails and crazy golf!
Design Dialogue: Het Nieuwe Instituut: Automated Landscapes | Architectures of Work without Workers
Date: 2018.03.30 (Fri)
Time: 6-8:30 pm
Introduction: Marisa Yiu (Co-founder and Executive Director, Design Trust, Hong Kong), Rogier Hekking (Deputy Consul-General of the Netherlands in Hong Kong), and Marina Otero Verzier (Director of Research, Het Nieuwe Instituut, Rotterdam)
Panelists/ Respondents: Marten Kuijpers (Co-researcher, Automated Landscapes, Rotterdam), Merve Bedir (Co-researcher, Automated Landscapes, Hong Kong), Elaine Ng (Founder, The Fabrick Lab, Hong Kong), and De Kai (Distinguished Research Scholar, ICSI, Berkeley, and Professor of Computer Science and Engineering, HKUST)
Venue: Strokes, G2-3,1/F, Fashion Walk, 9 Kingston Street, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong