PolyU Hong Kong students and designers building benches for upcoming Conference

June 25, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Central to the 50+20 vision is the notion of a collaboratory circle which turns the new roles of management education into concrete action through constructive discussion. The 50+20 collaboratory can be symbolised using benches (that represent “emerging benchmarks”) arranged in a circle. PolyU commissioned local Hong Kong artists and design students to create a series of one-of-a-kind benches around the theme of Upcycling.

These benches create a strong visual impact and reinforce the issues discussed. Employing the upcycling theme, we will convert waste materials to several 2-seater benches. The benches will be used at our conference and permanently displayed at our campus after the conference.

For more information please visit the conference website.

For more detail on the different benches being built please click on the thumbnails in the bench gallery below.

 

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