31 Jul 2019/
2018-2019 DUPAD Degree Show

Students from the Master of Urban Design, Master of Science in Urban Planning, and Bachelor of Arts in Urban Studies programmes hosted the annual DUPAD Degree Show opening and the Exhibition of work at the University of Hong Kong on 31 July 2019.
Mr. Joel Chan, President, Mr. Barry Wilson, Vice President (External Affairs), Mr. Charles Li, Hon Secretary, Mr. Benny Chan, Hon. Treasurer, Dr. Peter Cookson Smith, Council Member were pleased to be invited to attend the public review and witness the fine achievements of students, who were able to share the findings of their Research and Design Theses with senior government officials and private practitioners.
The Master of Urban Design course is accredited by the Hong Kong Institute of Urban Design. The capstone Thesis submission is a 12 week endeavour in two parts:
Part I – research in the manner of an academic paper, and
Part II - an urban design project, in the manner of an urban design report
In Part I students gain essential skills in the use of research to inform Part II in a way that deepens knowledge, understanding, structure and presents coherent arguments for complex urban design solutions.