The Community and Cultural Centre at Dabao Village, the 6th completed project of Project Mingde, won Architizer A+ Popular Choice Award in the “Concepts - Plus-Architecture +Humanitarianism” category, together with two Special Mentions in the categories of “Concepts – Plus-Architecture + Learning” and “Institutional-Primary & High Schools”.
Dabao village is situated at the remote mountainous area of the northern part of Rongshui County, Guangxi Province. The construction project aims at providing the Yaos with a new primary school and a cultural centre. With the support from Lee Hysan Foundation and PAN Foundation, and a generous donation in the support of the construction costs and the provision of architectural design by Mr Tong Huang and Ms Elisabeth Lee, the project commenced in early 2012 and completed by the end of 2015.
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For more details of the project, please visit http://www.civil.hku.hk/mingde/pdf/Book-Dabao_Project.pdf.