Call for Submissions: What Will Hong Kong’s Residential or Office Space Look Like in the Immediate Future?

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The Nate, in collaboration with Steelcase, RIBA Hong Kong Chapter & District15 Platforms is excited to announce a competition for all designers in Hong Kong, titled . The winner will receive a month stay at The Nate serviced studios, and:

● A LessThanFive carbon fiber chair, designed by Michael Young and Coalesse, from Steelcase● An opportunity to showcase the winning design (at a virtual or live event)● Internship at District15

ELIGIBILITY– Must be at least 18 years old– Hold a Hong Kong Identity Card

DEADLINE for application will be on 30 Nov 2020

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The Brief:

Post COVID-19, will the way that we live and work change? In a densely populated city like Hong Kong, where living space is typically small, there will likely still be a need for office space, but what will it look like? And will designers and developers need to also think about how residential buildings are built to accommodate people’s change in working habits, schedules, and increased focus on wellness? What will these spaces, in which we all spend so much time in look like in the immediate future?

Applicants are required to submit a short presentation to showcase what they think the office or residential space in the immediate future may look like in Hong Kong.

Your application can use whatever tools you want e.g. floor plans, sketches, renderings, images, or videos to present your idea.

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