Hong Kong Horizontal Metropolis: A Paradigm Shift.

Saturday 04 September 2021

Hong Kong Horizontal Metropolis. A Paradigm Shift. Formal Opening

Welcome

  • 17:00-17:20 Gianni Talamini, Andrea Palmioli, curators’ welcome and overview
  • 17:20-18:00 Lectio Magistralis: Paola Viganò School of Architecture, Civil and Environmental Engineering ENAC, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne EPFL, IUAV University of Venice, Principal of StudioPaolaViganò
  • 18:00-19:00 Panel discussion followed by participants Q&A

Roundtable discussion:

  • Paola Viganò, School of Architecture, Civil and Environmental Engineering (ENAC), Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) IUAV University of Venice, principal of StudioPaolaViganò
  • Mathieu Berger, Metrolab, Institute for the Analysis of Change in Contemporary and Historical Societies (IACCHOS), UCLouvain
  • Kelly Shannon, Department of Architecture, University of KU Leuven
  • George C S Lin, Department of Geography, The University of Hong Kong
  • Joshua Bolchover, Co-Founder of Rural Urban Framework, Faculty of Architecture, The University of Hong Kong

Hong Kong Horizontal Metropolis. A Paradigm Shift.

Formal Opening

Saturday 11 September 2021 First Session: 10:00-11:30. Second Session 17:00-18:30

Radical Ecologies: The session critically inquiries established socioeconomic paradigms to propose novel approaches and values to respond to the impelling environmental crisis.

First Session: 10:00-11:30

Panel Chair

  • Andrew Marton, Department of Pacific and Asian Studies, University of Victoria, Canada

Panel Presenters

  • 10:00-10:15 Mary Ann O’Donnell, Independent Scholar, Co-Director at CZC Special Forces
  • 10:15-10:30 Maxime Decaudin, Division of Landscape Architecture, The University of Hong Kong
  • 10:30-10:45 Andrea Palmioli, Department of Architecture and Built Environment, University of Nottingham Ningbo
  • 10:45-11:30 Roundtable discussion and Q&A from participants

Radical Ecologies.
First Session

Second Session 17:00-18:30

Panel Chair

  • Paola Viganò, School of Architecture, Civil and Environmental Engineering (ENAC), Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), IUAV University of Venice, principal of StudioPaolaViganò.

Panel Presenters

  • 17:00-17:15 Sébastien Marot, École d’architecture de la ville & des territoires, Université of Paris-Est
  • 17:15-17:30 Andrew Tsui, Founder of Rooftop Farming Republic
  • 17:30-17:45 Thomas Wang Leung Chung, School of Architecture, Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • 17:45- 18:00 Paul Zimmermann, Vice Chairman of the Southern District Council, CEO of Designing Hong Kong
  • 18:00-18:30 Roundtable discussion and Q&A from participants

Radical Ecologies.
Second Session

Saturday 18 September 2021
First Session: 17:00-18:30. Second Session 21:00-22:30

Symbiotic  Urbanism: The session investigates the symbiotic interrelations of social, economic, and ecological systems that contribute to the endogenous anthropogenic shaping of the landscape.

First Session 17:00-18:30

Panel Chair

  • Cristiana Mazzoni, Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Architecture de Paris-Belleville, UMR AUSser, Paris.

Panel Presenters

  • 17:00-17:15 John Lin, Director and Co-Founder of Rural Urban Framework, Faculty of Architecture, The University of Hong Kong
  • 17:15-17:30 Antoine Brés, Université Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne
  • 17:30-17:45 Qinyi Zhang School of Architecture, Civil and Environmental Engineering (ENAC), Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Studio Paola Viganò
  • 17:45-18:30 Roundtable discussion and Q&A from participants

Symbiotic Urbanism.
First Session

Second Session: 21:00-22:30

Panel Chair

  • Alan Berger, Department of Urban Studies + Planning, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Panel Presenters

  • 21:00-21:15 Weiwen Huang, Director Shenzhen Center for Design and Deputy Chief Planner, Urban Planning and Land Resource Commission of Shenzhen Municipality
  • 21:15-21:30 Miodrag Mitrašinović, Parsons School of Design, NYC
  • 21:30-21:45 David Grahame Shane, Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, Columbia University
  • 21:45-22:30 Roundtable discussion and Q&A from participants

Symbiotic Urbanism.
Second Session

Saturday 25 September 2021 First Session: 10:00-11:30. Second Session 17:00-18:30

Territory: The session explores the conceptual and spatial notion of territory either as the mental construct that influences its processes of creation and erasure or as multi-layered support for understanding its contemporary urban dimensions and environmental and biotic entanglements.

First Session 10:00-11:30

Panel Chair

  • Hendrik Tieben, School of Architecture of The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK)

Panel Presenters

  • 10:00-10:15 Gianni Talamini, Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering, City University of Hong Kong
  • 10:15-10:30 Peter Hasdell, School of Design, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
  • 10:30-10:45 Peter Cookson Smith, School of Architecture, Chinese University of Hong Kong, founder of Urbis Limited.
  • 10:45-11:00 Jianxiang He, Co-founder of O-Office Architects
  • 11:00-11:30 Roundtable discussion and Q&A from participants

Territory.
First Session

Second Session: 17:00-18:30

Panel Chair

  • Tao Zhu, Faculty of Architecture, The University of Hong Kong

Panel Presenters

  • 17:00-17:15 Stephen Cairns, Future Cities Lab,ETH, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zürich
  • 17:15-17:30 Jianxi Chen, College of Architecture and Landscape, Peking University (PKU), Turenscape Office, Beijing
  • 17:30-17:45 Liu Heng Doreen, Founder, Principal of NODE Architecture & Urbanism, School of Architecture & Urban Planning (SAUP), Shenzhen University
  • 17:45-18:00 Joachim Declerck, Founding Partner of Architecture Workroom Brussels (AWB), School of Architecture, Civil and Environmental Engineering, (ENAC), Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Department of Architecture and Urbanism, Ghent University (Belgium)
  • 18:00-18:30 Roundtable discussion and Q&A from participants

Territory.
Second Session

Sunday 26 September 2021 17:00-18:15

The Horizontal Metropolis A radical Project. Official closing of the exhibition

  • Presentation of the Horizontal Metropolis publications
  • 17:00-17:15 Chiara Cavalieri, Faculty of Architecture, Architectural Engineering and Urban Planning, UCLouvain
  • 17:15-17:30 Martina Barcelloni Corte, Faculty of Architecture, University of Liége
  • 17:45-18:05 Conclusive notes:
  • Paola Viganò, School of Architecture, Civil and Environmental Engineering ENAC, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne EPFL, IUAV University of Venice, Principal of StudioPaolaViganò;
  • Qinyi Zhang, School of Architecture, Civil and Environmental Engineering (ENAC), Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), StudioPaolaViganò;
  • Gianni Talamini, Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering, City University of Hong Kong;
  • Andrea Palmioli, Department of Architecture and Built Environment, University of Notthingham Ningbo.
  • 18:05-18:15 Q&A from participants

Closing Session

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