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Date:May 05, 2014

Spaces for Learning Series: Seminar on Using Spatial Design to Promote Learning Experience

In this seminar, Professor FUNG, Wing Kee Raymond, JP (馮永基) shared with us his architectural design insights as well as anecdotes about his various projects that are well known to the public, including the Hong Kong Wetland Park, the Heart Sutra, and the Tsim Sha Tsui Promenade.

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Facilitator

Prof. FUNG, Wing Kee Raymond, JP (馮永基)
(Adjunct Professor, School of Architecture CUHK)

About the Seminar

Attractive, friendly and supportive environments facilitate positive learning and teaching as well as to generate enjoyable experiences for the enhancement of learning effectiveness. Collaboration between architects and educational institutions in designing learning environment is a widely used synergy but the idea is still new to some regulatory bodies and educators. In this very first keynote seminar of the series, views, theories and good practices from various projects in Hong Kong and other countries will be shared so as to shed new light on the improvement on our learning environments and teaching practices.

About the Speaker

Prof. FUNG, Wing Kee Raymond, JP (馮永基)

Prof. Raymond Fung is a renowned artist and architect in Hong Kong. He has received numerous awards including Hong Kong Ten Outstanding Designers and five HKIA Annual Awards. He was invited in solo-exhibitions in New York, Paris, Beijing, Shanghai, Avignon, Hong Kong, with his ink paintings collected widely in all parts of the world.

He is now the Adjunct Professor in the School of Architecture and “Honorary Architect” of the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He is also a Board Member of the West Kowloon Cultural District Authority, Advisers of the Hong Kong Harbourfront Commission, Art Museum Panel, Revitalization of Historical Buildings and currently the Chairman of the Hong Kong Architecture Centre. He has also published over 150 articles and is a co-writer of 5 books on architecture and urban design.

Medium of Instruction

Cantonese

Seminar Learning Outcomes

On the completion of the seminar, participants will be able to:

  1. identify new ideas in designing learning environment for enhancing learning effectiveness;
  2. employ creativity in the improvement on our learning environments and teaching practices.