A Celebration of Innovation and Design: The Iconic Haw Par Mansions

Why We Recommend it

Design Trust Futures Studio’s ‘Heritage is Innovation’ uses design thinking, critical making and site specific interventions to build new narratives around the role and place of heritage.


Design Trust Futures Studio (DTFS) aims to raise the visibility of the processes and positive role of design in contemporary culture, including this year’s theme – heritage. Constituting a major part of our cultural background and collective memory, heritage conservation can be achieved by living, learning and being inspired from it. The exhibition explores how design disciplines can play a significant role in this.

Collaborating between three talented mentor-mentee pairings, programme Tai Ping provides knowledge and guidance on a number of interesting projects. This year’s projects include a “Feature Carpet” – Dancing Phoenix, a “Functional Sculptural Object” – Terra Mobile, an “Acoustic Textural Panel” – Uphill Downhill Tiger and a “Multi-sensory Design” – 10 Scents & Sensory Fragments; all of which celebrate the heritage and legacy of, as well as the story behind the iconic Haw Par Mansions.


When: 13 Sep 2019 - 30 Sep 2019 Where: Haw Par Mansions – Tai Hang Road – Tai Hang