Understand and adopt Design Thinking approach to solve the housing problem in HK;
Develop multi-level questions for information gathering and research;
Innovate and build an actual dwelling for the homeless people by applying Design Thinking;
Enhance their affective development and sense of social responsibility of architecture through the reflection on the housing problems faced by the homeless people
An architectural innovation program that creates learning experience for students to investigate the difficulties faced by people who are underprivileged in Hong Kong. The unique combination of Architecture, Design Thinking and Social topics encourages students to apply Design Thinking approach in exploring solutions to social problems and reflect on their strength in helping others or contributing to the society. Students will gain a set of tools for gathering information and generating multi- level questions. Parents will be invited to share the joy and join the final presentation session in the last day of program.
Target Participants / Prerequisite
Students should have high level of creativity and problem-solving skills. Students should also be proficient in English and Chinese.
Miss Dawn CHAN
Miss Dawn Chan is a part-time lecturer of HKU CAISE and has worked on various architectural projects in Hong Kong after her graduation from the School of Architecture of the Chinese University of Hong Kong. She has rich experience in exhibition and theatre set design. She is experienced in conducting talent programs in schools and is dedicated to implementing design elements in talent programs. She is currently a part time tutor for Design and Visual Communication in HKICC Lee Shau Kee School of Creativity.
Miss Rosalina Chan
Miss Rosalina Chan has dedicated herself to STEM education promotion for years and is experienced in science event planning, course development and nurturing students through different hands-on experiments. She also has experience in leading secondary students to participate in overseas competitions. She has a Bachelor of Science in Molecular Biotechnology and has worked at the Creative Education Unit of HKFYG which mainly provides STEM education services to primary and secondary students through a series of workshops, carnivals and talented programmes.
Medium of Instruction
English and Cantonese
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