29 Mar 2012

Lunch meeting: Environment in Hong Kong. Speaker: Ms Tris Kee.

The speaker today was Tris Kee, who is a graduate of Master of Architecture, University of Waterloo, Canada.  As the recipient of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada Roll of Honor 2002, Tris has worked in Rome, London, Amsterdam and Canada before returning to Hong Kong.

As the Director of Community Project Workshop at HKU, Tris has been involved in a number of projects; namely, District Aspiration Studies, Conservation Management Plans for heritage buildings, Revitalization Schemes for the Development Bureau, Public Engagements for Pok Fu Lam and Kwun Tong Waterfront Promenade.

Tris showed us her work at the parks in Tuen Mun to encourage people more engage to the parks.  Also, she worked on a survey about park facilities in Wanchai to learn more about how people feel about their parks.

Tris has worked in China with students to build the Tai Ping Bridge in a rural area of China as well as on a project which transformed The Old Tai O Police Station to a hotel here in Hong Kong.

Rtn Paul collected HK$1,090 for raffle and fines.  Rtn Jim got the raffle prize as a book “Michelin Hong Kong Macau 2012”.  Tris was so kind to donate a book of “Tai O Police Station” for auction, Rtn Jim got it for HK$850.