Challenge 3

Digital Ecosystem

By their nature, we cannot know what is the next Black Swan event.  The current COVID pandemic is an example of an unprecedented challenge that cities around the world were not designed to manage. What lessons can we draw from this to inform and guide how we design and build facilities for the future to be able to serve in both normal and abnormal situations?

How can Hong Kong’s digital twin of the built environment be symbiotically merged with the physical environment to deliver a future-ready strategic plan ahead of the next Black Swan event?