Background of co-organiser
Walk in Hong Kong is the city’s leading cultural enterprise. Founded in 2013, it specializes in curating immersive experiences for tourism, commercial brand building, corporate social responsibility and educational initiatives. It also conducts heritage consultancy and advocacy. Walk in Hong Kong’s mission is to provide experiences that are fun, informative and celebratory of the city’s tales, past and present, in all their gritty, quirky glory. In 2016,Walk in Hong Kong’s multi-talented team successfully lobbied for a Grade 1 historic building status for State Theatre in North Point, an internationally unique piece of architecture and the last grand icon of the heyday of Hong Kong cinema.
Interns will design and prepare immersive learning activities for secondary school students in an architecture education programme in Hong Kong. Under the guidance of supervisors,interns will take the lead to develop creative learning activities which are aimed at enhancing the ability of student participants to appreciate architecture in Hong Kong.