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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 Grade A office and a multi-storey retail complex with an interconnected underground shopping street. The total investment in the project will reach HKD$32 billion <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>
 
 
 
May 1, 2020
Tung Chung Line extension design to start
The extension project is one of the seven recommended railway schemes under the Railway Development Strategy 2014 to serve the Tung Chung New Town Extension along the Tung Chung West and Tung Chung East areas. The project comprises the Tung Chung West Extension, which is a 1.3-kilometre-long extension from the rail line's existing Tung Chung Station to a new station at the Tung Chung West area <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>
 
 
 
February 28, 2020
Xichen Paradise Walk, Chengdu
Retail spaces are evolving into lifestyle complexes that are inspiring, diversified and immersive to surround visitors with a curated experience to fulfil various lifestyle and social needs. Chengdu's Xichen Paradise Walk in China, designed by LWK + PARTNERS, encourages social interaction and community life with high transparency and accessibility to bring together people, their neighbourhoods and nature. It is a pilot project of the third-generation Paradise Walk brand, setting a new benchmark for future projects <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>
 
 
 
 
September 16, 2019
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 one of "The Most Twisting Towers in the world". Innovative facade technology from RFR empowers precise execution of such challenging design ... <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>
 
 
InnoCell in Hong Kong Science Park
It is the first Pre-acceptance approval for MiC in Hong Kong with GBP approval, whereby free-standing integrated modules completed with finishes, fixtures and fittings are manufactured and assembled in a prefabrication factory. Leigh and Orange Limited is being appointed by Hong Kong Science & Technology Parks Corporation as the Lead Architectural Consultant for the Development of InnoCell ... <Read more>
 
 
Macao Outlying Island Hospital invites tender
The entire development comprises seven buildings and occupies a site area of 77,000 sq m. The recent invitation for tender covers three buildings with a site area of 23,000 sq m, which will provide a total GFA of approximately 276,500 sq m ... <Read more>
 
 
Foster + Partners to build China Merchants Bank HQ in Shenzhen
The 350-metre office tower will bring the company's 13,000 strong workforce under one roof. Complemented by a 180-metre-high luxury hotel and office mixed use tower, cultural and retail amenities, and green connections to the waterfront ... <Read more>
 
 
Government awards contract for Kai Tak Sports Park
The contract for the design, construction and operation has been awarded to the Kai Tak Sports Park Ltd (a subsidiary of New World Development Co Ltd and NWS Holdings Ltd). Its project team comprises experts experienced in design, construction, venue management, sales and marketing, and retail and operation ... <Read more>
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