The Hong Kong Institute of Urban Design (HKIUD) Urban Design Awards are held every two years to recognise urban design related projects with outstanding performance and contributions in promoting excellence in Urban Design.
The Awards are divided into Built Project and Plan / Concept categories. The 2016 Awards have received a total of 20 submissions. The adjudication was held on 21 July 2016. The Institute would like to thank all the Jurors for their Professional Adjudication in selecting the submission which include 1 Grand Award and 1 Merit for the Built Project category, 1 Merit and 1 Special Citation for the Plan/ Concept (HK Projects) category, and 1 Grand Award and 3 Merits for the Plan / Concept (Non-HK Projects) category
Jury Panel included: Prof. Nelson Chen, Prof. Rebecca Chiu, Dr. Jianxiang Huang, Mr Shuki Leung and Hon.Tony Tse.
The Award Presentation was held on 5 September 2016. Prizes were presented by Mr. Wai Chi Sing, GBS, JP, Managing Director of the Urban Renewal Authority. Guests, Awardees and HKIUD Members shared their views in Urban Design in the event.
Presentation of Grand Award for Built project Category - Architectural Services Department and Rocco Design Architects Ltd. for the design of ‘“The Civic Corridor” – Tamar Development Project and the New Central Harbourfront’
Presentation of Merit Award for Built project Category - Architectural Services Department, HKSAR Government for the design of ‘Hong Kong East Community Green Station’
Presentation of Grand Award for Plan/Concept Category (Non-Hong Kong Projects) - P&T Architects and Engineers Ltd for the design of ‘Lingnan New World City Square, Baiyun, Guangzhou’
Presentation of Merit Award for Plan/Concept Category (Non-Hong Kong Projects) - UDP International for the design of ‘Naya Dharavi’
Presentation of Merit Award for Plan/Concept Category (Non-Hong Kong Projects)- P&T Architects and Engineers Ltd for the design of ‘Yangshuo Yitian West St.’
Presentation of Merit Award for Plan/Concept Category (Non Hong Kong Projects) - CallisonRTKL Architectural Design Consulting(Shanghai) Co., Ltd. for the design of ‘Shanghai Caohejing Hi-Tech Park Regeneration’
Presentation of Merit Award for Plan/Concept Category (Hong Kong Projects) - Architectural Services Department, HKSAR Government for the design of ‘Kai Tak Station Square’
Presentation of Special Citation for Plan/Concept Category (Hong Kong Projects) - Energizing Kowloon East Office, Development Bureau, HKSAR Government and Other Contributors include Architectural Services Department, Highways Department, Transport Department, AECOM Asia Co. Ltd. and Ove Arup & Partners Hong Kong Ltd.for the design of ‘Connectivity and Walkability in Kowloon East’
Presentation of Student Awards to Ms. HU Shuang of Master of Science in Urban Design at the Chinese University of Hong Kong and Ms. XI Xi of Master of Urban Design at the University of Hong Kong (Absenteeism, represented by Dr. Dr. Jianxiang Huang, Assistant Professor in the Department of Urban Planning and Design at HKU) for their outstanding performance in 2015-2016.