Street, Yangon, Myanmar[16°77'68.99"N 96°15'32.02"E]
Keeping heritage alive for a vibrant and viable urban future
"Keeping heritage alive for a vibrant and viable urban future"

Community Development

How to involve urban communities in creating liveable neighbourhoods?
We design tools and facilitate trajectories for local communities to participate in building a more age friendly, inclusive, resilient, and sustainable urban future.

Community Engagement & Awareness

Community Participants
Collaborative Partners
Captive Audience
Proud Locals

OLD-NEW DIALOGUE

Kennedy Town, Hong Kong, 2018

  • Partner: Caritas MCSK Community Centre
  • Publication: A 6-month trajectory with 250 local residents to establish and facilitate a constructive dialogue between long time residents and newcomers about how to maintain the spirit of place in a fast gentrifying neighbourhood

FUTURE PROOFING TRADITIONAL TRADES

Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong, 2018

  • Partners: Magic Lanes Community Desgin Studio, Caritas MCSK Community Centre
  • Project: A 6-month trajectory with 200 local residents to map traditional trades in a fast gentrifying neighbourhood and engage tradesman in a discussion on how to preserve and promote living heritage

PROMOTE ACTIVE AGEING

Kwun Tong & Lei Yue Mun, Hong Kong, 2016-17

  • Client: Jockey Club Chrities Trust
  • Partner: Christian Family Service Centre
  • Project: Co-curate six aged-friendly walking routes in Kwun Tong & Lei Yue Mun with 50+ elderly groups to encourage healthy and active ageing

AUTHENTI.CITY

Hong Kong, 2017

  • Client: HK Tramways
  • Partner: Kevin Mak & Jeremy Cheung
  • Project: Series of photography events on the iconic Hong Kong tram targeted at a young digitally connected audience articulating the spirit of old Hong Kong for a new generation

YOUNG IN OLD YANGON

Yangon, 2016

  • Client: CDIA Heritage Works Project
  • Partner: YHT YCDC
  • Project: A drawing and model building competition among 2,000 local schoolchildren inspired by the historic streetscape in downtown Yangon

EXPLORE HONG KONG CHILDREN’S BOOK

Hong Kong, 2014

  • Client: Urban Discovery
  • Project: Editor-in-chief of a 50-page illustrated hard-cover book that tells children about history & identity of 8 places in Hong Kong through the eyes of a local boy and his grandfather. The book includes a passport, stickers and maps to encourage children to go out and explore