Sunday, June 20, 2010

UK > HK: Farrells / Placemaking from London to Hong Kong and beyond

Always more than happy to dive into an art- / architecture- / design-related challenge, designing this nearly 300-page 17-year retrospective was my first appointment in HK.

UK>HK: Farrells Placemaking documents the trajectory of architects / masterplanners Terry Farrell & Partners (a.k.a. Farrells in the UK, and TFP in HK) 'from London to Hong Kong and beyond.'

Since winning the international design competition for Hong Kong's new Peak Tower in 1991, TFP has been prolific throughout HK and China, expanding its reach to include projects in Korea, Singapore, Malaysia, the Philippines, Cambodia, Indonesia, India, Australia, South Africa and the Middle East.

Published by MCCM in 2008, you can pick up the book online from Amazon or check your local bookstores and design/lifestyle shops... G.O.D. in Hong Kong definitely stocks it!

Elected, Royal Canadian Academy of Arts

The Royal Canadian Academy of Arts has elected me to its membership.
Now in its 130th year, the RCA is the oldest visual arts organization in Canada, and "recognizes excellence and lasting contribution to Canadian culture in twenty disciplines."
I'm honoured and happy to be a part of this, and look forward to meeting fellow RCA members at the induction ceremony.