Kai Tak River Green Corridor Community Education Project- Book Launch
Date: 4th October,2013 (Friday) Time: 4:30pm - 5:30pm Venue: 1a space, Unit 14, Cattle Depot Artist Village, 63 Ma Tau Kok Road,To Kwa Wan, Kowloon, Hong Kong After the Kai Tak River Green Art Festival (2012.6.) and the tour exhibitions around the local community, Kai Tak River Green Corridor Community Education Project is going to publish its one set-with-two-volume publications, e•Co Habitat: Kai Tak River Green Corridor Community Education Project and e•Co Learning: Kai Tak River Green Corridor Community Education Project Educational Kits. These two volumes are relevant intensively with each other: the former is the documentation and summary of the whole project since 2004, while the latter is a further discussion and continual promotion of the idea of the project. Through the publications, we hope to unceasingly actualize and distribute our kernel idea: to advance the humanistic values of‘Design Together, Build Together, Enjoy Together’ via direct interaction with the community and to materialize the possibility of constructing a humanistic co-habitat of social environment. The book launch is going to take place on 4th Oct 2013 4:30pm, at 1a space in the Cattle Depot Artist Village, To Kwa Wan. During the book launch, there will be an introduction and guidance to reading for the publications and we earnestly welcome all the old and new friends of the project to come and share ideas together. Urban Place Research Unit - School of Architecture, The Chinese University of Hong Kong Leading by Prof. Chang Ping Hung, Wallace, the Urban Place Research Unit established since 2010 is initiating a collaborative research effort with different research bodies to focus on the issue of ‘Urban Place and Community Building in PRD and Southern China’. The research is to build upon the expertise and knowledge cumulated over the past efforts of the investigators on common issues of urban habitation, living density, public space and community building.