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

Educational Toolkits

HOW TO DOCUMENT AND PRESERVE THE SPIRIT OF A PLACE IN OLD NEIGHBOURHOODS?

We map cultural and heritage assets and identify their social and economic value for local communities.

Heritage Sites Profiled
Stories Shared
Heritage Precincts Mapped
Civil Society Co-creators

#MAPMYNEIGHBOURHOOD SCHOOL PROJECT

Sai Kung, Hong Kong, 2019

  • Partner: Hong Kong Academy
  • Project: Facilitate an 8-week interdisciplinary learning project for a group of 15 students to map their own neighbourhood and reflect on their newfound sense of community
  • Result: Data published in the form of a mobile App with short stories and visuals, an illustrated map and a pop-up exhibition on the documentation process, which also featured as part of the City Programme at the annual Hong Kong Business of Design Week
  • Result:100 audience, capacitated 500 eyeballs

“HONG KONG BOARD GAME

Hong Kong, 2019

  • Partner: People On Board
  • Project: Created a fun and educational board game to communicate lesser-known stories of 4 local neighbourhoods in Hong Kong and encourage urban exploration
  • Result: 1 HK-themed board game created

MAPMYNEIGHBOURHOOD WITH LOCAL SCHOOLS

North Point & Yau Ma Tei, Hong Kong, 2019

  • Client: Development Bureau
  • Partner: The Hong Kong Institute of Architectural Conservationists
  • Project: Facilitate two weekend cultural mapping workshops for secondary school students to identify and document tangible and intangible heritage in two neighbourhoods in Hong Kong
  • Result: One-month pop-up exhibition of neighbourhood stories in the form of photographs, illustrations, maps and video clips at PMQ, a leading cultural venue in Hong Kong

MENTOR MAD ACCUMULATOR FOR STUDENTS

Hong Kong, 2018

  • Client: Make a Difference
  • Project: 6-month mentorship of a student start-up in development of responsible community-based tourism product for the SE Asian market

#MAPMYNEIGHBOURHOOD UNIVERSITY PROJECT

Central/Sheung Wan, Hong Kong, 2017

MAPPING PROJECT WITH COLLEGE STUDENTS

Yangon, Myanmar, 2017

CULTURAL MAPPING FIELD SCHOOL IN BALI

Bali, Indonesia, 2016

CULTURAL MAPPING COURSE MODULE

Macau, 2014

  • Partner: Institute for Tourism Studies
  • Project: 1-month extracurricular module for 40 graduate students in Heritage Management Degree Course at IFT to do a quick cultural mapping exercise in Taipa Village and St. Lazarus Quarter
  • Result: Walking itinerary in Taipa Village and St. Lazarus Quarter in iDiscover – smartphone application and illustrated map

CULTURAL MAPPING TRAINING COURSE

Denpasar, Bali, 2014

  • Client: NUFFIC
  • Partners: BPPI Indonesian Heritage Trust, Bali Kuna, Udayana University
  • Project: Lead facilitator of 1-week curative process and training of trainers with 10 lecturers of local university and heritage NGO to identify and document tangible and intangible heritage in the spiritual capital of the island Bali
  • Result: Two walking itineraries Denpasar in iDiscover – smartphone application and illustrated map

URBAN EXPLORERS CAMP

Hanoi & Hong Kong, 2011

  • Clients: West Island School, HK & Hanoi International School
  • Project: Design & execution of a 5-day urban explorers camp for 50 secondary school students on location in the French Quarter in Hanoi and Shatin in Hong Kong with the objective to explore & learn about local heritage and history