Microspaces Made Liveable
Hong Kong’s tiny subdivided flats are here to stay, reckons Juan Du, Associate Professor and Associate Dean (International and Mainland China Affairs) of the Faculty of Architecture. So she and her students are helping make it easier to live in them.
Insights on Seeing the Sights
Under the instruction of Dr Gary Wong, Lecturer of the Department of Sociology, students are producing guidebooks on the lesser-known parts of Hong Kong after taking a course that looks at modern tourism and the challenge of providing authentic experiences to visitors.
A City Map for Pedestrians
Most street maps are designed to get cars from A to B. But now the Faculty of Architecture has an alternative: a 3D map that helps pedestrians navigate narrow walkways and footbridges, and provides a trove of data for app makers.
A Gendered Approach to Mental Health
Psychosis tends to strike women a decade or longer after men. The Department of Psychiatry has a new project that builds on its deep, long-term work and helps the most economically-deprived female sufferers treat this silent ailment as early as possible.
Every Picture is a Story
Organised by the University Museum and Art Gallery (UMAG), an exhibition of the works of Swiss photojournalist Walter Bosshard offered a fascinating insight into life in China in the 1930s.
Reflections from a "Storey-Teller"
Professor David Lung has been educating professionals and the public about the cultural value of built heritage and has helped three places to achieve UNESCO World Heritage status. "The value of education is in knowledge exchange", he says.