Brutalism: A Photo Survey in Hong Kong

It is in believe that brutalist architecture does exist in Hong Kong, in a certain extend. However, no systematic research is being conducted by far. Being one of the most important metropolitans in the Far East, Hong Kong’s urban development in the 60s runs in parallel with its counterparts in European/ American cities.

It is in believe that brutalist architecture does exist in Hong Kong, in a certain extend. However, no systematic research is being conducted by far. Being one of the most important metropolitans in the Far East, Hong Kong’s urban development in the 60s runs in parallel with its counterparts in European/ American cities.

The project aim at opening the door, provoking discussions among local architecture practitioner and general public to appreciate the architecture history and its hidden aesthetic once happened in Hong Kong. It also helps setting up a structured documentation of local brutalist architecture style.

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2020
Grantee: Bob Pang Chin Wah

Bob Pang graduated from the Master of Architecture at The University of Hong Kong and has in depth experience in numerous offices world-wide, working in design offices globally like London, Shanghai, Vienna and Hong Kong. He was working under Arata Isozaki in Shanghai leading the design for Suzhou High Speed Rail Master Plan and Changchun Jingyue District Government Office. In 2015, he co-founded AaaM Architects, experimenting architecture as a medium to react with social issues. He is also a content contributor and columnist to various media, for instance, Hypebeast, Esquire, City Magazine and PMQ Design Extra writing about architecture in diverse topics.