Slow City – Mall

https://youtu.be/Cc-IL_Bc1iI Directed by:LIU Haitian 3035844314 Script: Tianjin, a city with a long history and rich culture, the way of life here is gradually slowing down. During the pandemic, there are no more people in the bustling city center. There are rows and rows of tall buildings and some new fashion elements. Shopping malls, once crowded and noisy, are now soothing and reassuring. A variety of fine jewelry stores, cosmetics stores, goods in full view. And instead of fighting, people walked at their own pace, a throwback to decades ago. Malls, once crowded and noisy, are now reassuring. A variety of

Continue readingSlow City – Mall

[Field-Homework 3] Management City

    Title: Management City Site: MTR Passage “MTR passage is a semi-public space with management.” — Initial Analysis Hong Kong is a high-rise and high-density city, facing challenge of the shortage of buildable land and pressure of the rapid urbanization rate. Therefore, underground spaces, such as MTR passage, were developed to support the city life with high-efficiency mobility, mitigating congestion and pursuing high profits. As an increasing number of people rely on the railway system, the MTR passage is a place that people frequently access, connecting the station entrance and train and crossing the paid and free area. Like

Continue reading[Field-Homework 3] Management City

[Video Essay] Disappearing City

  Student ID: 3035855430 Directed By: Seo Jun Ho Site: Corridors, School Corridor in my mind Theme: Disappearing City   Background Information:   How is a small space in a corridor changing constantly?   The corridor could be a passageway for people to go from one place to another. However, it could also be a space for gathering, especially in places like schools. After class, it’s a place where students see and interact with each other. Hence the corridor could be identified as a place of gathering. While the city can be considered a place of meeting outdoors, corridors serve

Continue reading[Video Essay] Disappearing City

[Field-Homework 3] Hybrid City

Title: Hybrid City— Vibrant Life In The Balcony Story board: Director: Ou Yang Jia Qi Editor: Ou Yang Jia Qi Photograph and video provider: Ho Ching Hei Venue provider: Yin’s Family, Ho’s Family Introduction   Hong Kong is a hybrid city. In these highly populated city, according to World Bank (2020) there is 7.482 million people in Hong Kong. In the small city where the developed land is less than 25%( Hong Kong Government, 2022), most of the people are living in an extremely small and crowded space. In this condition, a single space can be developed into multiple usage.

Continue reading[Field-Homework 3] Hybrid City

[Field-Homework 3] Private City

Title: Private City Place: Apartment Director: Hu Junya Background music: Aruarian Dance by Nujabes YouTube link: https://youtu.be/W3yiQZAVXmk Theme:  In recent years, privacy has been a key issue in today’s society (Wuyts et al., 2014). With the urban development of society, dwellings in multi-story apartment buildings (MSABs) have increased dramatically as a percentage of the city’s housing stock (Yousif & Aziz, 2021). At the same time, the privacy of an apartment is highly valued by citizens. According to a research conducted by Kennedy et al., there were 60% of residents consider privacy as “important” or “very important”, and 31% considered privacy

Continue reading[Field-Homework 3] Private City

[Video Essay] CONTROL CITY

SITE: DORMITORY Director: LIN Mengfei SCENE: LIN Mengfei SUBTITLE: LIN Mengfei 1. Introduction Inspiration This video is a visual presentation of my real life experiences and reflections to the built environment. The initial inspiration mainly comes from a long period self-quarantine in a small bedroom with a huge window on one wall. After having an interview with my classmates, we shared the feeling of having quarantine in the dormitory. It is slightly lonely and we both realised that we were born to love the outdoors. During the quarantine, we tells the time naturally by looking through windows. Pink morning light shines

Continue reading[Video Essay] CONTROL CITY

Video essay The influence of epidemic

Director: Liu Yitong scriptwriter: Liu Yitong Footage and photography: Liu Yitong vocals: Liu Yitong Link:https://youtu.be/uVRG3GWfAbQ Different places will have different attitudes to deal with the covid-19 epidemic. Mainland China chose to both prevent foreign imports and rebound in local, in order to reach dynamic zero. For me, a student who back from Hong Kong to the mainland when the epidemic in Hong Kong was serious, choose to use this video to show the relationship between people and architecture during the epidemic. I choose the Changfeng business district as a filming location for three reasons. First, this is the place where

Continue readingVideo essay The influence of epidemic

[Video Essay]Hybrid City

  [Video essay]Hybrid City Site:Sidewalk What is hybrid city There are some definitions on hybrid city,suggesting hybrid city is a city in village or a village in city,in short it means hybrid city is a mix of urban and rural, I agree that I believe whether a city is hybrid or not is not just based on the type of land use.Hybrid means a mix of things, and hybrid city is definitely more than just a mix of  rural and urban area , it can be a mix of how people live,and the images of different places in the city.

Continue reading[Video Essay]Hybrid City

[Video Essay] The Control City

Speech Radio: The Centre for Health Protection is investigating one-hundred additional confirmed case of COVID-19, taking the number of cases to 209370 in Hong Kong so far. Announcement: Good evening, I must give the Hong Kong people a simple instruction – you must stay at home. You should not be meeting friends. You should not be meeting family members who do not live in your home. Thank you. Announcement: Given that the situation of COVID-19 infection remains severe and that there is a continuous increase in the number of cases reported around the world, you are strongly urged to consume

Continue reading[Video Essay] The Control City

[Video Essay] Toilet- Another City

Description of the theme and subject matter Under the widespread of COVID-19, I have stayed at home for a long period and it becomes my studio and workspace for my coursework. When I am stuck in thinking, I tend to find a quiet and undisturbed space for concentration and brainstorm. And I discovered that there is a private and isolated room at home once I closed the door that I can stay for alone in the toilet. Although it provides a room for thinking straight, I still want to go out and take a breath from being cooped up indoors.

Continue reading[Video Essay] Toilet- Another City