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November 4, 2019
Rail project in pipeline
MTRC to start the detailed planning and design for the Tuen Mun South Extension in 2020. In planning the extension, the government needs to consider the impacts on nearby residents arising from the proposed alignment and the possible mitigation measures ... <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>
 
 
 
August 5, 2019
Private capital participation in 'Belt and Road' infrastructure projects
KPMG China launched a new report charting the course of 'Belt and Road' cooperation together: Enhancing international private capital participation in 'Belt and Road' infrastructure projects was written in collaboration with the Institute of Market and Price of the NDRC and China International Contractors Association ... <Read more>
 
 
 
 
July 24, 2019
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>
 
 
 
May 10, 2019
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>
 
 
 
April 18, 2019
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>
 
 
 
April 1, 2019
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>
 
 
 
March 12, 2019
Xinhu Hangzhou Prism construction commenced
Construction has begun on OMA's pyramid-shaped mixed-use building - Xinhu Hangzhou Prism - which forms the heart of Hangzhou's Future Tech City in the new Technology Central Business District. The project is commissioned by Zhejiang Xinhu Haichuang Group ... <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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Industry News
Dow holds groundbreaking ceremony for new high-value silicone resin plant in China
New capacity of differentiated silicone material which is expected to come online in 2021
Quality Building Award 2020 open for nomination
Theme to celebrate community considerations and jury panel to include Mainland Chinese Juror for the first time
Bangalore's Karle Town Centre masterplan unveiled
A new innovation tech campus for India by UNStudio
Report on Designing the Esports Venue of the Future released
HOK and SAP published a new research report exploring the future of e-sports venues
Airport Authority releases Sustainability Report 2017/18
The report covers 4 key pillars: "Our People", "World-class Gateway", "Our Future Airport" and "HK People's Airport"
The world's tallest wooden building Mjosa Tower completed in Norway
The 18-floor building includes a hotel, private homes and office space
New set of International Standards for BIM to flourish across projects and borders
ISO 19650 has already been shown to help users save up to 22 % in construction costs
Active Energy Building tests the green living of the future
Anchored in the gentle landscape of Liechtenstein like some kind of futuristic cruise ship is the Vaduz Active Energy Building. Interwoven spaces and dynamic lines blend to craft a solitary dark form in front of the lush green hills of the Alpine Rhine Valley... >> Read more
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
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