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Design Ideas Competition: Urban Design Study for the Wan Chai North and North Point Harbourfront Area

Introduction

The Planning Department has commissioned the "Urban Design Study for the Wan Chai North and North Point Harbourfront Areas" , to work out a sustainable urban design framework; and to formulate Harbourfront Enhancement Proposals to guide future development at the harbourfront areas. The objective of the competition is to invite young professionals to participate in making a vibrant Wan Chai North and North Point Harbourfront!

Please refer to the Competition Brief for further details.

Competition Schedule

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Prizes

Three Winning Entries

First Prize: HK $10,000
Second Prize: HK $5,000
Third Prize: HK $3,000

Five Certificates of Merit

HK$500 Book Coupon Each

Judging Panel (the listing follows no specific order):

  • Mr. Nicholas BROOKE, SBS, JP
    Chairman, Harbourfront Commission
  • Mr. Kim On CHAN
    Council Member, Hong Kong Institute of Planners
  • Mr. Vincent NG, JP
    President, Hong Kong Institute of Architect
  • Dr. Peter Cookson SMITH
    President, Hong Kong Institute of Urban Design
  • Mr. Tak WONG
    President, Hong Kong Institute of Landscape Architects

Assessment Criteria

The assessment principles are:

  • Creativity and iconic value (20%)
  • Design, aesthetics, and adoption of local and old Wan Chai characters (20%)
  • Sustainability (20%)
  • Harmony with existing and planned developments in the surrounding area (15%)
  • Functionality and practicability (15%)
  • Presentation (10%)
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