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31 May 2024 (tbc)

Call for Proposals – 3D Printed Museum Competition

The Research Institute for the Humanities (RIH) and the University Library invite proposals from the Faculty of Arts student community to form teams to participate in a 3D Printed Museum Competition.


3D Printed Museum Competition


  1. Competition theme: Recreating Hong Kong in the 1960s & 1970s
  2. This competition is open to CUHK Faculty of Arts undergraduate and postgraduate students only.
  3. Each team should have between two and three members.
  4. Knowledge of 3D printing and modeling is not required. A technical workshop will be provided to the shortlisted contestants.
  5. Each shortlisted team will be given $1,000 worth of 3D printing credits to produce their exhibits in the University Library’s MakerSpace.
  6. Each team must present five 3D printed objects related to the competition theme; at least two objects should be reproduced on the basis of 3D scanning.
  7. Exhibits may be displayed in the University Library following the competition.
  8. Prize: The winning team will receive $1,500 book vouchers, while the remaining shortlisted teams will receive $500 book vouchers each.
  9. Call for proposal deadline: 31 January 2024 (extended)


Interested Faculty of Arts students should submit a proposal using this template.

Presentations download
3D Printing & Humanities by Prof. Stuart McManus (Dept. History),  Associate Director, RIH

3D Modeling and Printing by Ms. Carol Kong, Learning Services Librarian

Completed proposals should be sent to by 31 January 2024. Please send inquiries to the same email address as well.


First-round results will be announced on 5 February 2024.

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