Ideas Competition for Bruce Lee’s Residence


Professional Group

First Prize
Yuen Gi Tsun Jimmy Cheung Kwai Yin(Hong Kong, China)

Second Prize
Witold Opalinski(Poland)

Third Prize
Wang Shanxiang, Song Yang, Wang Shanhui, Gong Shuangyan(China)

Open Group

First Prize
Lau Chun Yiu Agnus, Ng Ka Kin Gary(Hong Kong, China)

Second Prize
Wong Wai Shan(Hong Kong, China)

Third Prize
Sum Chi Wai(Hong Kong, China)

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The International Competition invites members of the architectural, planning, surveying, engineering, interior design, landscaping and related professional fields and the general public to contribute ideas and concepts on the proposed project of “Bruce Lee’s Residence” at No.41 Cumberland Road, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong.

Category Idea Competition / Open to Students / Competition Result
Type International, Idea, Open, Single-Stage, Anonymous
Genre Renovation
Country Hong Kong
RegDeadline 31 August 2009 GoogleCal iCal
15 October 2009 (Must be Received) GoogleCal
Eligibility All


The property located at No. 41 Cumberland Road, Kowloon Tong is the former residence of international film star Mr. Bruce Lee. The property owner, Mr. Yu Pang-lin, has agreed to donate the property to the Government with a view to restoring and preserving the original appearance of Bruce Lee's residence, which will be opened for visit by members of the public and visitors. The restored residence is to commemorate Bruce Lee's contributions to the film industry and martial arts, and is expected to attract visitors from all over the world to pay tribute to one of the greatest legends of our time.
Participants should submit ideas and design concepts for the following according to the configuration shown on the drawings.
(i) The original building façades and internal layout of Bruce Lee’s Residence should be respected.
(ii) Provision of the following facilities while respecting the original layout: exhibition centre, audio-visual room, souvenir shop, Kung Fu corner, library, reception counter, landscaping and recreational Areas, other facilities

Mr. Yu Pang-lin (Honorary Chairman)
Mr. Michael N. M. Choi (JP, Honorary Vice-chairman)
Mr. Dennis Pang (representative of property owner)
Ms. Shannon Lee (representative of Mr. Bruce Lee’s family)
Mr. James H. Kinoshita (Past President, The Hong Kong Institute of Architects)
Mr. P.Y. Tam, President (The Hong Kong Institute of Planners)
Mr. Francis L. K. Leung (President, The Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors)
Ir. Peter K. K. Wong (SBS, JP, Chairman, Kowloon City District Council)
Mr. Anthony Lau (Executive Director, Hong Kong Tourism Board)

Professional Group:
- The 1st Prize: HK$50,000 Cash Coupon and a Trophy
- The 2nd Prize: HK$25,000 Cash Coupon and a Trophy
- The 3rd Prize: HK$12,500 Cash Coupon and a Trophy
- 10 Merit Entries: Certificate
Open Group:
- The 1st, 2nd, 3rd Prize: Trophy
- 10 Merit Entries: Certificate

Entry Fee

Professional Group: Two A1 size boards and an explanatory statement in not more than 500 words and one CD-ROM containing disital datas
Open Group: One A1 size board and an explanatory statement in not more than 500 words and one CD-ROM containing disital datas

Chinese or English

Submission Address
Room 308, 3/F, Empire Centre,
68 Mody Road, Tsimshatsui East,
Hong Kong

Announcement of Results: November/December 2009
Prize award ceremony and Exhibition of Entries: Early 2010

The Hong Kong Institute of Architects, The Hong Kong Institute of Planners, The Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors

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