Re-Architect Hong Kong

Re-Architect Hong Kong

Re-architect was a game on urban design, play and transformation. The game took players on a photographic treasure hunt. Re-architect was played during the Business of Design Week in Hong Kong, December 2008. As the game unfolded, players were asked to respond to design principles, investigate their surroundings and photograph the city from different architectural perspectives.

Individually players will learn more on how they perceive the city, collectively all players create a new map of the city together.

Re-architect can both be played hi-tech, with GPS-enabled phones triggering game content by player’s positions and lo-fi using a hard-copy map.

Re-architect is also very much a discussion platform asking you to comment on the city’s changes not only from a architect’s perspective but also as a resident or visitor responding to public space. What kind of changes would you make in the city?

What would you re-architect?

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