The International Competition invites members of the architectural, planning, surveying, engineering, interior design, landscaping and related professional fields and the general public from Hong Kong, the Mainland and overseas to contribute ideas and concepts on the proposed project of “Bruce Lee’s Residence” at No.41 Cumberland Road, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong.
Purpose of Competition
- To invite creative ideas for restoring the late Mr. Bruce Lee’s former residence and optimizing the use of space of the property; and
- To engage the community in the restoration project, with a view to converting the residence to a tourism attraction in memory of Mr. Bruce Lee’s contribution to the development of martial arts and the film industry.
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.
The Schedule of the Competition is set out as follows :
July 20, 2009 – Registration opens
August 31, 2009 – Registration closes
September 15, 2009 – Deadline for submission of enquiries
October 15, 2009 – Deadline for Submission
November/December 2009 – Announcement of Results
Early 2010 – Prize award ceremony
Early 2010 – Exhibition of Entries