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November 2, 2020
Baiyuan Airport Phase 3 construction commenced
Designed to handle 870,000 flights and 140 millions passengers annually by 2045. Phase 3 Expansion has commenced construction recently. At present, the airport has three runways and two passenger terminals in operation which serves 80 million passengers annually ... <Read more>
 
 
 
October 1, 2020
Redevelop of Nanjing Dajiaochang Airport
The initial scheme envisions three interconnecting buildings linked by a sunken street, incorporating office, retail, and cultural spaces. Adjacent to a Chinese history museum on one side and a shopping mall on the other, this mixed use project will run parallel to the remaining runway, which has been kept in its original... <Read more>
 
 
 
September 8, 2020
Tech park land parcels available by early 2021
Secretary for Innovation & Technology Alfred Sit presided over the seventh meeting of the Joint Task Force on the Development of the Hong Kong-Shenzhen Innovation & Technology Park in the Loop on August 31. Both sides exchanged views on the developments and co-operation of the two innovation and technology parks.<Read more>
 
 
 
August 8, 2020
Xiamen Portman Seven Stars Bay Hotel
The resort is modeled on the finest French hotels in Paris, Cannes and Nice. French limestone facades are finished with black wrought-iron decorative elements. The top floors are set back from the main block below, creating large, sea-view terraces.<Read more>
 
 
 
July 1, 2020
Plans announced for Airside at CBD 2.0
Nan Fung Group has recently announced its plan for Airside, a 1.9 million sq ft mixed-use commercial development in the Kai Tak area (CBD 2.0). The flagship project, which set a record HK$24.6 billion land bid in 2017, comprises of a 47-storey mixed-used development building including an over 30-storey...<Read more>
 
 
 
June 6, 2020
Dongguan International Trade Center topped out at 428 meters
The 88-storey office tower is the tallest building in Dongguan city, Guangdong province, China. The city hopes to establish itself as a showcase for products conceived and designed by home-grown talent. The Dongguan International Trade Center, a master-planned mixed-use development that broke ground in the heart of downtown in 2012, will play a key role in shaping the city's new identity. Designed by 5+design, the office building was topped out in the third quarter of 2019 <Read more>
 
 
 
April 20, 2020
Tank Shanghai -- an art center without boundaries
Tank Shanghai's design purposefully rejects the idea of a bordered site. Long, sloping landscaped meadows down to and around each tank gallery offer open access to the street and riverside, inviting visitors and passerby to move freely between the city, nature, and art. Amidst the backdrop of Shanghai's many more exclusive cultural projects, this gesture creates surprising social inclusivity. Many of those who come to the Tanks do so not only to view an art show, but ... <Read more>
 
 
 
 
April 1, 2020
WKCDA enters a new phase of district development
WKCDA's Chief Executive Officer Mr Duncan Pescod reported the approval by the Legislative Council Finance Committee of the public infrastructure works funding application on 20 March 2020. The works include the Artist Square Bridge and the remaining works for the Integrated Basement for the district. The M+ project is in its final stages of construction and it is hopeful to obtain the OP by the end of the second quarter of 2020 <Read more>
 
 
 
March 11, 2020
Chengdu Renhe Town -- oriental charm in modernity
Renhe Town stands at a prime location adjacent to Chengdu government's new administration center. The development comprises residential units at Phase 1 and commercial mixed-use complex at Phase 2. Continuing the minimalist design of Phase 1, the designer, Aedas Executive Director Cary Lau, brings forward a commercial landmark with a unique silhouette that carries a classic elegance of the Orient <Read more>
 
 
 
January 4, 2020
Nansha IFF permanent venue commenced construction
The project is located at the estuary of the Pearl River in the Nansha district of Guangzhou city, right in the center of Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, the fourth largest bay area in the world. The International Finance Forum (IFF) permanent venue will comprise convention and exhibition centers, conference hall, banquet hall, press center, hotel facilities, etc <Read more>
 
 
 
December 8, 2019
Austin Road land plot awarded to SHKP for HK$42 billion
Experts in the industry said that it is probably the most expensive commercial site ever auctioned in Hong Kong. The site can be developed into 3.17 million sq ft of gross floor area for retail, office or hotel use, which would make it 12% larger than the International Commerce Centre, the tallest skyscraper in Hong Kong. Also in the news, a recent report by the Ministry of Cultural and Tourism announces that star-rated Chinese hotels generate RMB93.8 billion in the first half of 2019 ... <Read more>
 
 
 
November 27, 2019
Tung Chung to provide 50,000 new flats
Tung Chung New Town extension provides over 50,000 residential flats, including 32,000 public housing units as well as over 800,000 sq m of gross floor area for office use ... <Read more>
 
 
 
October 7, 2019
Organic urban Oasis in Beijing Wangjing
The five towers of the development are sensibly distant from one another, providing generous public spaces with greenery extending all the way to the Wangjing Park north to site. The designer paid great attention to the volume of towers for a proper scale ... <Read more>
 
 
Chongqing builds the most twisting tower in the world
The vertical facade expression interweave with linear curves, to compose a fluid visual rhythm of the design. The project is expected to be completed in 2022, positioning itself as one of the "Most Twisting Towers in the world"... The magnificent twisting sculpts an impressive torsional shape for the tower. The maximum twisting angle is up to 8.8 degrees per floor, noticeably surpassing existing super high-rise tower in the world by nearly 1.5 times. After completion, it is expected to be ... <Read more>
 
 
Shanghai ITC Development design unveils
The project will include grade-A offices, a premium retail mall and a luxury hotel. Developed by Sun Hung Kai Properties and designed by Lead8, the mixed-use development is being constructed in phases with completion expected by late 2023 <Read more>
 
 
International competition for the design of Shenzhen Bay Headquarters City
From 15 participants, three winners have been selected to collaborate in the design of a new 5.5 million sq m district that will become the new center of Shenzhen, a polycentric megacity of 20 million people. Henning Larsen is the only foreign team among the winners ... <Read more>
 
 
Construction begins on the Shaw Auditorium at HKUST
The Shaw Auditorium at one of Hong Kong's major education centers promises new dimensions of cultural experiences for all. Designed by Henning Larsen, the art transformable auditorium is poised to become the first of this type of building in Hong Kong to achieve a BEAM Platinum sustainability rating ... <Read more>
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York University Student Centre puts inclusivity at the forefront of education design
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