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Testing soils in construction
Soils form the structural foundation for almost all construction work, so failure to test soils adequately and correctly would introduce high levels of financial and safety risks >> Read more

Reclamation, artificial islands and East Lantau Metropolis
Policy Address regarding land and housing strategies sets positive direction

Construction Innovation and Technology Fund opens for application
"Construction Industry Charter" are signed to uplift construction quality

Hyperloop: Vision for the Station of the Future
Revolutionising public transport - From Amsterdam to Frankfurt in 53 minutes

Using BIM for Construction QA/QC
By B K Chew, Product Marketing Associate Manager, Fargo Technologies

Wharf announces the opening of Chongqing IFS
Comprising a 114,000-square-metre retail mall and the second Niccolo hotel in China

HK$1 billion Construction Innovation and Technology Fund set
With the use of MiC, it is estimated that the number of workers can be reduced by 30%

21 building plans approved in July
Including six for commercial developments, two for factory and industrial developments

Two sites to be sold
Two residential sites in the 2018-19 Land Sale Programme will be sold by public tender, the Lands Department announced recently

Reuse of yard waste encouraged
Emergency repairs of the Sai Kung Sewage Treatment Works

SIBT and SSHT 2018: Record show figures
Parking China forum promoted the collaboration between the smart parking and intelligent building industries

New map service with land survey records launched
Provides digital records including digital images of Lot Index Plan and Demarcation District Sheets

Smart parking and intelligent building to the fore at SIBT 2018
The exhibition opens from 3 - 5 September 2018 at SNIEC in Shanghai

Five residential plots for tender in this quarter
Wong Chuk Hang Station Phase 3 development received five bids

TUPO 8 Automatic Wall Plastering Machine
Introduced by Paul Y Engineering for greater construction speed, safety and efficiency

INTERMAT ASEAN and CONCRETE ASIA
The region's trade shows for construction, infrastructure and concrete sector

ISH Shanghai & CIHE returns with an elevated sourcing experience for the East and Central China market
Open from 3 - 5 September 2018, the show will be concurrently held with Shanghai Intelligent Building Technology, Shanghai Smart Home Technology, Shanghai International Lighting Fair and Parking China

A new transit-oriented development (TOD) project in Nanjing
Designed by LWK, the project has a GFA of approximately 400,000 sq m

Lead 8 appointed Lead Architect for Beijing's New Daxing International Airport (Commercial Terminal)
Scheduled for completion next year, the Commercial Airport Terminal set to become the world's largest airport

IoT platform to manage and optimize building operations
CLP to partner with En-trak on digital energy innovations for business users

Artificial intelligence and smart security to be leading focuses of SSHT 2018
The fair will be held from 3 - 5 September 2018 at Shanghai New International Expo Centre

Emaar to build Middle East's largest Chinatown in UAE
The development will be situated at Dubai Creek Harbour

Prefabricated wooden elements speed up construction
The Pro Nemus Visitor Centre is a showcase of engineered wood products

$500 million dedicated funding for major harbourfront initiatives
The Chief Executive has appointed Vincent Ng as chairman of the Harbourfront Commission

Land advisors appointed
To advise the government on policies and procedures in relation to planning, land and building matters

H Queen's -- a new arts and lifestyle destination in Hong Kong
The 24-storey commercial building houses eight arts tenants including seven galleries and an auction house

Hengqin Science City Phase II Plot 2 to complete in 2021
The project consists of 11 towers with offices, laboratories, data centres and apartments etc

Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition attracted more than 165,000 visitors
Asia's most influential lighting and LED event culminates with an increase in visitor numbers

Bubble shade designed by Valerie Schweitzer Architects, New Youk
To construct inventive spaces that are not just visually arresting, but communicate a central purpose

Quality Building Award 2018 results released
New category introduced and number of jurors increased to enhance industry representation

Smart Construction Objects (SCOs): An alternative way to smart construction
An article written recently by Dr Wilson Lu, Department of Real Estate and Construction, Faculty of Architecture at the University of Hong Kong >> Read more

Construction commenced on The Hari Hotel in Hong Kong
Modular facade design maximises off-site production and assembly, reducing construction noise during installation

Swire Properties unveils South Island Place
A 28-storey Grade-A office tower in Wong Chuk Hang

Hong Kong tops the world on the construction cost index
The report details and ranks the relative cost of construction in 50 of the world's major cities

Opening of Leigh & Orange new studio in Shenzhen
A strategic expansion of the firm's existing network of offices in Hong Kong, Beijing, Shanghai and Fuzhou

Digital technology is changing the landscape of engineering and construction
Specialist skills help clients see the bigger picture as Asia-Pacific prepares for unprecedented investment

Largest ever ISH China & CIHE 2018 with more than 70,000 professional visitors
China's lucrative clean energy heating market spurred an increase in exhibition area covering 116,000 sq m

Airport Authority Hong Kong announced appointment of new members
HKIA will be undergoing a series of strategic expansion and enhancement in the next few years

THINKLIGHT: Embracing Changes Forum -- an industry platform for the global lighting community
More than 2,600 exhibitors convene to showcase the latest products, solutions and services at the Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition

Hong Kong at the 16th International Architecture Exhibition
To re-define the city's tower typology beyond Incubating visions for vertical freespace

Dow sponsors 2018 BCI Asia Awards Hong Kong
The award presentation ceremony will be held on 1 June

Prolight + Sound Guangzhou 2018 presented the world's audio and lighting industries with largest edition in its history
A total of 75,993 visitors joined the four-day event with 1,300 exhibitors from 25 countries and regions

ISH China & CIHE 2018 opens on 22 May
With its largest ever exhibition space spanning across 10 halls

Victoria Dockside Phase One opens
The approximately US$2.6 billion project will be fully completed in the second half of 2019

Olympia 66 in Dalian and MOKO in Hong Kong awarded at ICSC
Double win for Aedas at 2018 ICSC China Shopping Centre and Retailer Awards

Local developers are building more tiny apartments smaller than 19 sq m per unit
Government task force warns land need for Hong Kong severely underestimated

New ASTM international standard supports community resilience
The standard can be used as a part of a more comprehensive planning process

ISH China & CIHE 2018 announces its largest ever exhibition in Beijing
Government-led 'Coal-to-natural gas' initiatives stoke the potential of the clean energy heating market

EnviroSeries Conference on Sustainability in Greater Bay Area
Organized by BEC, the event will be held on May 23 at the Mira Hong Kong

A new oasis off London's Oxford Street
Transformation of a former mail sorting office site into a high-quality mixed use development

Hong Kong's first lifestyle cinema opened at Cityplaza
More than 10 new eateries and shops will progressively open in 2018

The Future of Sustainable Building Facade
Building Journal conducted a special interview with Jean Paul Hautekeer, Global Strategic Marketing Director, Building & Construction, Dow Europe GmbH ... >> full story

 

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