Where Virtual Worlds have Become a Reality
The imseCAVE has become the go-to technology in Hong Kong for creating virtual worlds
Cloud of Unknowing: an Exhibition about Modern Asian Architecture
East and West, buildings and the spaces in between, and art and architecture came together in an exhibition co-curated by Thomas Tsang of the Faculty of Architecture in 2014 to celebrate Taipei's 130th anniversary.
Capacity Building in Myanmar
The Faculty of Architecture is making a difference to Yangon and regards its engagement with Myanmar as a multi-year commitment.
A Step Up for Little People
Patients with rare bone diseases that cause extremely short stature used to struggle alone with the pressure of being different, whether it was losing out on school places or jobs or navigating facilities that were outsized for their needs. A project supported by the KE Fund is helping to ease their path by providing support for patients and their families and promoting greater acceptance by society.
Green Roofs Create Oases in the City
Professor C Y Jim, Chair Professor of Geography at HKU, has collaborated with CLP Power Hong Kong Limited (CLP) in an exemplary knowledge exchange project to demonstrate the benefits of green roofs and green walls – together they have created the largest Sky Woodland in Hong Kong at a CLP substation in Tseung Kwan O, covering two roofs and exterior walls.
RFID-Enabled Building Information Modeling (BIM) Platform for Prefabrication Housing Production in Hong Kong
A collaborative team of HKU, Hong Kong Polytechnic University and Hong Kong Housing Authority has developed an RFID-enabled service-oriented BIM (Building Information Modeling) platform to enhance prefabrication housing production in Hong Kong.
Prevention is the Best Cure for Diabetes
Dr Angela Leung of the School of Nursing knows first-hand the suffering that diabetes can cause patients and their families. Her mother is a sufferer and needs to be connected to a dialysis machine at home every night. The challenge of providing care has proved daunting even for someone of Dr Leung's expertise.