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September 3, 2021
Golden Union Park, Shanghai
A smart office hub redefining our work environment. Located in the Xuhui District of Shanghai, China, the two-phased Golden Union Park is leading the transformation of an old industrial plant area into Shanghai's new tech office district. <Read more>
July 27, 2021
Macao Zone D landfill project under review
The proposed 570,000 square meters Zone D landfill will be located in the north of Taipa and in the maritime area in front of the Northeast Road of Taipa. The plan was developed by PAL Asia Consultores, with Foundation Engenharia e Consultoria to oversee the project <Read more>
July 22, 2021
Revitalisation of the historic Zhangyuan Shikumen compound in Shanghai
Swire Properties and Jing'an Real Estate Group will hold a 60% and 40% interest respectively in the joint venture company set up to manage and operate the project. <Read more>
July 1, 2021
Chengdu Tianfu International Airport opened
The new airport covers an area of 30 sq km and has three runways in phase one and three more will be added in phase two. Once fully completed, the airport could handle 90 million passengers, more than twice that of Chengdu Shuangliu Airport, 6 million tons of cargo and 850,000 aircraft movements annually <Read more>
June 7, 2021
Lifting of Sky Deck at Huabang International Centre, Guangzhou
The latest stage of construction at Huabang International Centre has been marked with a special ceremony to celebrate the lifting of the sky deck that connects the two buildings within the scheme in Guangzhou, China. <Read more>
May 4, 2021
93k private flats projected
The projected private flat supply in Hong Kong for the next three to four years is 93,000 units, 1,000 more than the previous estimate. The Transport & Housing Bureau earlier said there were 12,000 unsold units in completed projects at the end of March. Eight pre-sale consents were issued for residential and non-residential developments in the first quarter of 2021. <Read more>
April 7, 2021
Shenzhen International Sports and Cultural Exchange Centre
Spatial interaction engendered by vertical stacking ... the design divides the format into three parts: the office zone, the main venue "IN space" and the multifunctional space ... a community landmark building that integrates sports, culture and social interaction in Futian District of Shenzhen. <Read more>
March 1, 2021
Shenzhen Pengcheng Laboratory
A holistic response to the design brief and the challenging terrain of the site. Phase one of the schemes' wider masterplan will manifest in circa 436,500 sq m of laboratory space incorporating a series of research spaces, with accompanying recreation, dining, sports and social facilities <Read more>
February 1, 2021
Pinghe Bibliotheater, Shanghai
When OPEN Architecture were given the extensive and jumbled-together program of a new school for 2000 students aged from 3 to 18 years, the immediate reaction was how dreadful it would be for a kid spending these many years fixed in one building. It was decided to break away from the current trend of school-as-megastructure <Read more>
January 1, 2021
Phase Two extension of Indigo Beijing to commence work
Swire Properties recently announced that it will collaborate with Sino-Ocean Group to develop an extension of Indigo, Beijing, on a site adjacent to the existing development. The total investment for this new development is expected to be RMB23 billion <Read more>
December 26, 2020
Work on new urban areas, new bridge, airport expansion to begin in 2021
Macao new urban zone Area A is expected to provide a total of 28,000 public housing units. MOP2 billion contract to develop Areia Preta elderly housing project awarded, with expected completion in 2023 <Read more>
December 1, 2020
11 Skies set to open in phases from 2022
Operated by K11, 11 Skies is a brand new landmark in Hong Kong for locals and tourists covering a gross floor area of 3.8 million sq ft. The destination will feature 2.66 million sq ft dedicated to dining and retail outlets and 570,000 sq ft for experiential entertainment facilities. <Read more>
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>
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>
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>
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>
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>
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