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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>
 
 
 
July 21, 2017
530-meter-tall Guangzhou CTF Finance Centre completed as the tallest building in the city
The mixed-use development is located in Guangzhou city, the provincial capital of Guangdong province, China's third largest city and the de facto cultural hub of the 42 million-inhabitant Pearl River Delta megalopolis. ... <Read more>
 
 
 
July 11, 2017
Completion of One & Two Chinachem Central
Designed by DLN, the project aims to rejuvenate the property, making a positive impact on the tenants' businesses and adding vibrancy to the neigbourhood ... <Read more>
 
 
 
July 6, 2017
Unique exhibition and event spaces will be created at The Murray
In redesigning the landmark building, Foster + Partners has honoured the building's rich history by retaining a signature feature, the former driveway that circled the building beneath the iconic three-storey imposing arches ... <Read more>
 
 
 
July 3, 2017
9 of the World's Most Beautifully Designed Malls named by AD
The list was published on June 27 by Architectural Digest magazine. Among them are Pacific Place and Brickell City Centre developed by Swire Properties. The article focuses on how shopping malls have become incredible retail destinations, often found in mixed-use developments, through innovative design ... <Read more>
 
 
 
June 23, 2017
A new model of building energy efficiency
Johnson Controls announced the completion and launch of its Asia-Pacific headquarters in Shanghai. The first triple-certified green building in China is expected to generate 44 percent savings in overall energy consumption compared to the local market standard ... <Read more>
 
 
 
June 8, 2017
Redevelopment of Taipei European School Yangmingshan Campus
The design of the buildings drew inspiration from traditional Taiwanese book cases to develop a series of shading 'shells' on the elevation, symbolising the encasing of knowledge in book cases, while interactive spaces are inspired by Taiwanese alleyways ... <Read more>
 
 
 
June 6, 2017
Completion of the fourth iclub hotel in Hong Kong
iclub Hotels continue to expand its footprint in Hong Kong with the opening of its fourth hotel in mid-2017. The iclub Ma Tau Wai Hotel features 340 trendy guestrooms on 20 floors and an innovative Mobile Key system will be introduced ... <Read more>
 
 
 
May 25, 2017
Hong Kong based architectural firm to design New Manila Bay - City of Pearl Project
A 407-hectare city and new integrated CBD connected by a loop road network, with an advanced driverless railway system running throughout. The inner ring features an extensive central park and golf course, while the outer ring looks out onto the views of Manila Bay ... <Read more>
 
 
 
May 11, 2017
HKRI Taikoo Hui's shopping mall opens its doors with Star Wars Exhibition
The development covers an area of about 63,000 sq m, and a gross floor area of about 322,000 sq m, including a lifestyle shopping mall, two Grade A office towers, three boutique hotels and serviced apartments. The project is a 50:50 joint venture between HKR International and Swire Properties ... <Read more>
 
 
 
May 10, 2017
Hard Rock Hotel Shenzhen to open in summer 2017
The 258 rooms and suites feature a creative mix of music-inspired decor and modern Chinese elements. Located in the famed Mission Hills Centreville, the hotel offers convenient access to one of the best golf courses in the world ... <Read more>
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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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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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