Hong Kong Chinese Civil Servants’ Association Clubhouse
Redevelopment Idea Design Competition
(About HKCCSA and the Competition)
Since 100 years ago, the Hong Kong Chinese Civil Servants’ Association (HKCCSA), founded in May 1914, has served as a unique totem which has gravitated and united the Hong Kong civil service.
Being the largest civil service trade union, HKCCSA cares not only the interests of the civil servants.
Her contribution to the smooth transition of the civil service from the British Hong Kong Government to the Chinese Special Administrative Region Government during the 1980s and the 1990s, shows that HKCCSA also cares the interests of Hong Kong people.
To advocate and promote a stable, clean, dedicated and politically neutral civil service is HKCCSA’s mission, which is enshrined in her Constitution.
To provide as far as possible a variety of sports and recreational activities to enhance the quality of life of her members and their families is one of HKCCSA’s main objectives.
To this end, thanks to the assistance of the Government, HKCCSA Clubhouse has from 1952 served the sport and recreational venue for her members and their families. With its plain and simple design, an unique example of a post-war era building, the Clubhouse building has since then become a landmark of King’s Park, Kowloon.
To serve her members and their families better, the need for a redevelopment of an aging HKCCSA Clubhouse, which is more than half a century old, is pressing.
The HKCCSA Clubhouse design competition is seeking a series of creative and realizable design ideas to further enliven and integrate the site, to elevate HKCCSA’s esprit de corp.
The design should enable HKCCSA, a non-profiting generating organization to realize its full potential; both as a location to provide for its members and their families and friends venues for sports and recreational activities, and at the same time, able to be economically self-sustainable.
To achieve this goal, HKCCSA is inviting local architectural designers to join this historical centenary event by considering an enhanced plan for her Clubhouse site.
Entries will be evaluated on design merit and the positive impact the proposal will have on the King’s Park District.
Three respondents will be awarded HK$100,000 (the “Award”) each to develop their proposals for a presentation to the Competition Jury and the HKCCSA Clubhouse Redevelopment Committee / HKCCSA Executive Council.
An exhibition of the finalists’ work will be held in Hong Kong.
Among the three, one winner may be appointed as the designer to execute and deliver the project. The design is an idea and the project shall be subject to modifications to satisfy the requirements of relevant Government departments, the Town Planning Board and the Executive Council of HKCCSA. The copyright and other intellectual property rights on the design shall vest in the Association.
If however any of the finalists fails to submit his/her final proposal or the final proposal does not comply with the requirements, the finalists will not be entitled to receive the Award.
HKCCSA reserves the absolute right to accept or reject any entries, to implement or not the winning design.