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October 18, 2017
Three Pavilion designs shortlisted for the inaugural Hong Kong Young Architects and Designers Competition
Launched in April 2017 and open to Hong Kong residents either studying or who have graduated in architecture, design or a related discipline during the last 10 years, the competition received a total of 320 entries. The shortlisted three designs will be taken forward for further development with the support of the WKCDA ... <Read more>
 
 
 
October 4, 2017
Hongqiao Purple County Mansion project boasts 5G technology
The Hongqiao project is being pre-qualified by China 3-Star and DGNB certifications. Also in Shanghai, the headquarters of the New Development Bank (NDB) broke ground recently at the former Shanghai Expo site zone A. The new bank building is scheduled for completion in September 2021 ... <Read more>
 
 
 
October 3, 2017
Chengdu to build 677m tall super highrise
The tallest building completed in China at present is the 632m Shanghai Tower. Located in Pudong, Shanghai Tower has 118 storeys and a total GFA of approximately 433,954 square meters. Currently, the tallest building under construction in Chengdu is the Shu Feng 468 project ... <Read more>
 
 
 
September 22, 2017
Malvern College Hong Kong new campus building topped out
The construction of the superstructure took a fast-track approach and completed in six months. With a total GFA of approximately 24,000 square metres, construction of the new school started in April 2016 and is scheduled for completion in August 2018 ... <Read more>
 
 
 
September 22, 2017
Creative idea unveiled for Central Harbourfront Site 3
In response to the government's new Central Harbourfront initiative, design teams have created a series of initial ideas to spark conversation and promote innovative thinking for the future of Hong Kong's New Central Harbourfront Site 3, which spans from Jardine House to the Central Ferry Piers ... <Read more>
 
 
 
September 21, 2017
Raffles City Hangzhou - all-in-one destination for living, working and leisure
Conceived as a lively vertical neighbourhood, the sixty-storey 250 m-tall highrises contain residential units, Grade A offices, a hotel, a rooftop helipad and a 116,000 sq m six-storey podium accommodates retail, restaurants, leisure facilities and parking ... <Read more>
 
 
 
September 15, 2017
Hard Rock Hotel Shenzhen opens
Hard Rock International announced the opening of its first hotel in Mainland China, Hard Rock Hotel Shenzhen. The 258 rooms and suites feature a creative mix of music-inspired decor and modern style. The hotel also features more than 1,000 square meters of event and meeting facilities ... <Read more>
 
 
 
August 31, 2017
Design contract for Vanke's first TOD project in Hangzhou awarded to L&O
The project will comprise four 50-m office blocks, a retail and amenities podium with shopping streets enclosing a public courtyard. With a total GFA of approximately 111,700 sq m, the project is scheduled for completion in 2019. ... <Read more>
 
 
 
August 25, 2017
Sculpture Park Living at Mount Pavilia
Mount Pavilia is the latest flagship residential project developed by New World Development. The newly built project in Clearwater Bay is designed by the world acclaimed design team -- Minsuk Cho, the 14th Venice Architecture Biennale Golden Lion Award winner with award-winning children's facility design experts Carve studio from Amsterdam ... <Read more>
 
 
 
August 11, 2017
Mapletree's VivoCity opens in Shanghai
Designed by Aedas, the newly completed project is a five-storey mall that provides multi-experiences to shoppers. With 120,000 square metres of space, there is a variety of programmes ranging from shopping, entertainment, food and beverage, kids' learning and lifestyle facilities ... <Read more>
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Industry News
Buildings of the Future: science fiction or science fact?
The world is changing at an exponential rate and science fiction is fast becoming science fact. We are moving towards an increasingly digital, interconnected society and with it comes the realisation that everything we know will change
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The TWIN elevator system has two cars that operate independently in one shaft. It makes the most efficient use of available space, uses less energy and transports up to 40 percent more passengers than conventional elevators.
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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