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April 18, 2017
WKCDA launches Young Architects & Designers Competition
The competition is envisaged to provide a platform for emerging architects and designers to showcase their creativity and potential, as well as gain valuable experience. Young professionals are invited to participate in an innovative challenge to design a Temporary Pavilion at West Kowloon Cultural District
 
 
 
March 31, 2017
Ping An Finance Center completes as fourth tallest building in the world
The tower is adorned by the largest stainless steel façade in the world to date, using a total of 1,700 tons of 316L stainless steel. This material was chosen specifically for this project due to its corrosion-resistance, which will keep the appearance of the Ping An Finance Center unchanged for several decades despite Shenzhen's salty coastal atmosphere
 
 
 
March 31, 2017
The Shanhaitian Resort Sanya, Autograph Collection opens
Designed by the Bangkok-based studio, P49 Design & Associates, the hotel's design evokes the rhythm of water surrounding the locale and exudes an understated, glamorous aesthetic
 
 
 
March 31, 2017
TaiKooHui Guangzhou achieves LEED Platinum Certification
The mall adopts stringent measures to control energy and water consumption in its operations. Examples include the launch of sustainably designed washrooms which are equipped with water-saving fixtures such as waterless urinals and the use of greywater for flushing
 
 
 
March 9, 2017
The Summit in Suzhou won LEED Gold Certification
Located in Suzhou Industrial Park's Central Business District, The Summit is an 116,390 sq m landmark mixed-use urban development, comprising 57,204 sq m of office space, 35,144 sq m of shopping centre and 21,867 sq m of luxury residences
 
 
 
February 13, 2017
Nansha Kingboard Free Trade Zone Mixed-use Project commenced construction
Located in Guangzhou, the starting point of the ancient Maritime Silk Road, the architecture presents a sense of grandeur much like a gateway to the Belt and Road. The project.is scheduled for completion in 2020
 
 
 
February 9, 2017
M+ and Design Trust announce Thomas Daniell as the recipient of 2017 Research Fellowship
Daniell will research the topic of "Unbuilt Macau" by examining unrealized proposals for reclaimed land in Macau in the period immediately prior to the former colony's 1999 handover to China. Six main projects will be explored: ZAPE (Zona de Aterros do Porto Exterior); NAPE (Novos Aterros do Porto Exterior); Nam Van Lake; Cotai; Novas Zonas Urbanas; and Hengqin New Area
 
 
 
 
February 6, 2017
The highest honour in Green Building Leadership category under GBA 2016 goes to Housing Authority
HA has implemented innovative design strategies and principles for public housing developments, including carbon emission estimation and microclimate studies. New projects are planned with a green ratio of at least 20%. HA has also incorporated sustainability features such as recycled materials, energy-saving measures and water-saving initiatives in the construction stage
 
 
 
January 19, 2017
$20 billion to build new, and revamp existing, sports and recreation facilities
In the next five years to launch 26 projects for the new and existing sports and recreation facilities. The projects involve 54 venues, including soccer pitches, swimming pools, bowling greens and tennis courts. Mr Leung said the Government plans to expand the uses of Wan Chai Sports Ground in 2019 at the earliest
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BEC EnviroSeries Conference 2017
May 16, 2017

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May 18 - 20, 2017

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Industry News
ICC Sydney unlocks Darling Harbour and showcases Sydney to the world
A new global benchmark in exhibition and convention venues and an important city-shaping project set to transform Sydney
Kerry Properties, Kerry Holdings and BEA jointly acquired commercial site in Qianhai. Shenzhen
The group plans to develop the site jointly with an adjacent site which was acquired by Kerry Properties in 2015, into a world class complex comprising office, hotel, commercial, and serviced apartment properties
Hip Hing Construction celebrates the 55th Anniversary
To shape a better living environment for the people of Hong Kong – Incorporating special interview with Mr Patrick M S Kwan, Executive Director, Hip Hing Construction. E-versions available for download.
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Zero Carbon Building   CCTV Headquarters, Beijing   Versatile Tower, New York
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ITA Tunnelling Awards 2016 by The International Tunnelling and Underground Space Association   Advanced, high-performance silicone portfolio for building and construction industry   Quality Building Award 2016 – PMQ wins the Quality Excellence Award
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