150 Years of Architecture at MIT: 2018-2019: Hong Kong Kick-Off

The School of Architecture and Planning of MIT is celebrating its150th anniversary this year and chose Hong Kong to kick start the year-long celebration on January 25, 2018. Four faculty members came to speak at this event: J. Meejin Yoon, Professor and Department Head; Andrew Scott, Professor of Architecture + Urbanism; Miho Mazereeuw, Associate Professor of Architecture and Urbanism; and Yung Ho Chang, Former Head of the Department came to Hong Kong to give updates on the state of the Department and the profession in general.

47 alumni, friends, and guests attended the cocktail reception and dinner generously sponsored by the Department of Architecture and hosted at the MIT Hong Kong Innovation Node. Course IV alumni, spanning five decades, many of whom were first-time attendees of a MITArchA event, had a memorable evening together, celebrated our shared MIT heritage, met current faculty, and reconnected with old friends.

Special thanks to Sean Z. Kwok, BSAD '97, M.Arch '01 for his efforts executing this remarkable event.