Hong Kong Horizontal Metropolis: A Paradigm Shift.

Local Curatorial Team
Gianni Talamini, Curator and Researcher
Andrea Palmioli, Curator and Webinar Coordinator
Christine Kaiser, Curator and Exhibition Coordinator

Local Co-Curator
Yucong Zhang, Co-Curator and Webinar Coordinator

Curatorial Advisory Board
Paola Viganò, Chief Curator, Conceptualizer and Initiator
Chiara Cavalieri, Curator and Researcher
Martina Barcelloni Corte, Curator and Researcher
Qinyi Zhang, Curator and Researcher

Executive Team
Zongqi Wang, Production Manager
Di Shao, Local Research & Design Team Coordinator
Caterina Villani, Local Research & Design Team Coordinator
Weike Li, Local Research Team Leader
Alyssa K. Lama Sevilla, Local Design Team Leader
Xuewen Lu, Local Design Team & Graphics
Claudia Man-Wai Yim, Public Relations
Catherine Hin-Lok Yiu, Public Relations
Federico Cucker Martorell, Fundraising

Scientific Advisory Board
Prof. Grahame Shane
Prof. Pierre-Alain Croset
Prof. Hendrik Tieben
Prof. Ali Cheshmehzangi
Prof. Andrew Marton
Prof. Richard K.K. Yuen
Prof. Thomas S.T. Ng
Prof. Paola Pellegrini

Venue
Margaret H.Y. Chan
Irene N.C. Man
Shirley K.K. Chan
Erica S.M. Wong

Production
City University of Hong Kong (CityU), Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering
With the support of Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL); School of Architecture, Civil and Environmental Engineering (ENAC)
The Centre for Land Affairs

Institutional Partners
HKSAR Planning Department, City Gallery
Indra and Harry Banga Gallery
Consulate General of Switzerland
Consulate General of Italy
Hong Kong Institute of Urban Design
Hong Kong Institute of Landscape Architects

Setup

Zonqi Wang, Chi-Hung Au, Tsz-Ching Chan, Hoi Fung Chen, Shao Di, Hilary Lok Yi Chui, Kai-Ho Io, Gisli Wing Chi Tsang, Wing-Shan Chiu, Yujun Fan, Yinuo Feng, Haihui Hu, Chenxi Huang, Yuen Wai Lam, Kar Tsui Law, Yu Hin Leung, Yat-To Leung, Wing Yan Leung, Jingyu Li, Wenlu Li, Zhuo-Lun Li, Yi-Hui Liang, Lirrey Ruikang Lin, Jia-Xuan Liu, Zihan Liu, Yi Lu, Tingli Luo, Yang Lyu, Lu Tang, Suet Sze Ng, John Kyle Manalo Nizal, Wanzhen Tang, Neil David Tejnani, Yuet-Tung Tang, Denissa Calista Vittie, Chen Wang, Meng Wang, Xingcan Wang, Tsz Ching Wong, Chun Hei Wong, Simin Yang, Ka Wing Yu, Shuaixian Yi, Mengqi Zhang, Qianhe Zheng, Kechen Zhou, Guohao Zhu, Ruyue Zhu, Ying Zhu

Local Project Manager
Claudia Yim Man Wai

PR, Media & Communication
Gianni Talamini
Andrea Palmioli
Christine Kaiser
Yucong Zhang
Claudia Man-Wai Yim
Catherine Hin-Lok Yiu
Federico Cucker Martorell

Photographs of Models
© Olivier Christinat
© Gianni Talamini
© Yuet-Tung Tang

Special thanks to Tobias Klein and Da Liu (CityU School of Creative Media)

Videos
Gianni Talamini
Zongqi Wang
Xiaolei Cai
Visual Working (Paolo Brianzoni, Eugenio Somaini, Alessandro Zanoli)
GoodDrones (Mehdi Salehi)
Hangzhou Yuanlai Cultural and Creative Media
Katherine Harrison
Matthew Goodman
Yiming Yan

Participants MUDP CityU
Gianni Talamini, Andrea Palmioli (guest reviewer), Paola Pellegrini (guest reviewer), Roula El-Khoury (guest reviewer), Francesco Rossini (guest reviewer), Barry Wilson (guest reviewer), Chris Romanos (guest reviewer), Jason Hilgefort (guest reviewer), Caterina Villani (teaching assistant), Di Shao (teaching assistant), Zongqi Wang (teaching assistant), Weike Li, Alyssa Kathryn Lama Sevilla, Xuewen Lu, Yuxiao He, Federica Fiacco, Luzheng Jiang, Min Li, Henghui Ye, James Yu-Hin Cheng, Vero Wanrong Li, Kwan-Ho Cheung
Urban Design studio, Spring 2020, Valley Urbanism I, Gianni Talamini (Course leader): Mengjia Cai, Yike Chen, Zheng Chen, Xulin Cui, Jinglin Dai, Jinhua Deng, Zhuorong Du, Chengya Fan, Yanqiu Gu, Jiawen Han, Yijia Hu, Zhijian Hu, Weike Li, Xiangyu Li, Jingmin Liang, Jianghui Liu, Peixing Liu, Penghui Liu, Chen Luo, Wen Ouyang, Luqian Ren, Yijie Sheng, Yirou Song, Feiyu Wang, Jie Yang, Claudia Man-Wai Yim, Rinan Zhang
Urban Design studio, Spring 2021, Valley Urbanism II, 
Gianni Talamini (Course leader): Junhao Chen, Weiyu He, Peiyao Hou, Zihang Huang, Luzheng Jiang, Min Li, Yi Li, Ruikang Lin, Alyssa Kathryn Lama Sevilla, Yuan Shi, JiaJun Song, Yuchen Wei, Henghui Ye, Zitong Yu, Xueyan Zhao

Participants LAB-U EPFL
Paola Viganò, Elena Cogato Lanza, Farzaneh Bahrami, Martina Barcelloni Corte, Simon Berger, Chiara Cavalieri, Marine Durand, Matthew Skjonsberg, Roberto Sega, Tommaso Pietropolli, Antoine Vialle, Quiyi Zhang (visiting) Option Studio Territorialism II, fall 2013 GSD; Superstudio Horizontal Metropolis, fall 2014 EPFL; BA5-6 2015 Alps. Prototypes of the alpine city-territory, 2014-2015 EPFL; Tommaso Pietropolli, Se questa è una città, Master Thesis 2015, Università IUAV, Venice; Qinyi Zhang, Elements of Desakota in Yangtze River Delta, PhD Thesis, 2015, Università IUAV, Venice
Anne-Charlotte Astrup, Ahmed Al-Atwi, Pedro Bermudez, Félix Chase, Alice Chenais, Ana Victoria Chiari, Hugo Colon, Florent Devaux, Christian Frankhauser, Cecilia Furlan, Adrian Gramunt, Fabio Guggisberg, Claire Khawam, Carole Lesigne, Ivan Lopes Ferreira, Yvan Mattenberger, Florine Mercier, Alvise Pagnacco, Bérénice Pinon, Mélissa Rissel, Mélanie Rouge, Clara Rubin, Marie Sagnières, Alexandre Saint-Amour, Catherine Seiler, Sevan Spiess, Paul-Antoine Terrier, Myriam Treiber, Marion Vuachet, Phoebe White, James Whitten, Simon Willet

Special Thanks
The colleagues of Architectural Studies at the City University of Hong Kong (Jin Tsou, Charlie Xue, Yi Lu, Paulina Neisch, Louie Sieh, Virginia Fung) for their enthusiasm; Xin Li for sharing the leadership of the Master of Urban Design and Regional Planning (MUDP); April Leung and Charlie Chan for their administrative support; Isabelle Frank for her unconditional commitment to this endeavor since its early beginning; Theresa Yeung & Wai-Lam Lee (ARUP) for their lecturing and cooperation; Margherita Turvani and Maria Chiara Tosi (IUAV Venice) for their initiative in design workshop organization; Jeroen van Ameijde for enthusiastically accepting the invitation to exhibit CUHK’s student works.
CUHK and HKU students for their exhibited work; Eddie Hui, Ei Suk-Kuen Chan, Fu-Shen Liu, Shu-Fen Lee, and those who took part in the interviews; Blue Girl Organic Farm and Timberbank for providing their products. The research presented in the exhibition was partial supported by two grants from the Research Grants Council of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China (Projects No. CityU 21614719 and No. CityU 11606420).’Hong Kong Horizontal Metropolis: A Paradigm Shift’ project is supported by Design Trust Seed Grant.

Website
Studio Magda, Italy (studio-magda.com)

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