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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>
 
 
 
March 1, 2019
Annual capital works expenditure to exceed $100 billion
Holistic approach to strengthen cost management and uplift the performance of public works projects, DEVB is gearing up for the establishment of a Centre of Excellence for Major Project Leaders to equip public officers with more innovative minds and enhanced leadership skills for delivering public works projects ... <Read more>
 
 
 
February 27, 2019
Progress of reclamation works of 3RS
The 3RS project comprises different components, many of which have either been completed on time or ahead of schedule. According to plan, AA is confident to commission the new Third Runway by 2022 and the entire 3RS by the end of 2024, and within the budget of HK$141.5 billion ... <Read more>
 
 
 
February 8, 2019
Ikea's parent company to develop a US$1.2 billion mall in Shanghai
The new shopping mall, termed an "Ingka Center," will be open in 2022. The mall will also have office space for 3,000 Ikea employees, which makes it one of the company's biggest worldwide base ... <Read more>
 
 
 
January 28, 2019
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>
 
 
 
January 14, 2019
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>
 
 
 
January 9, 2019
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>
 
 
 
December 27, 2018
Phase 1 infrastructure works of Kwu Tung North and Fanling North NDAs gazetted
The NDAs will provide 72,000 housing units for about 190,000 people. Population intake is expected to start in 2023 and full implementation of the NDAs will take more than 10 years to complete ... <Read more>
 
 
 
December 21, 2018
Changchun CR Center construction began
The mixed-use complex with a 300-meter-tall tower in Changchun is designed by Lead8 with Goettsch Partners. Plans for the development of the 8-acre (34,000-sq m) parcel in the city comprise multiple towers, including office space, high-end residential units, and fully furnished serviced apartments ... <Read more>
 
 
 
December 7, 2018
A hub for hospitality training
Designed by L&O for VTC, the new premises of International Culinary Institute was completed recently. The design of this new facility is inspired by the shape of a SALT CRYSTAL - a basic but magical ingredient that preserves food and brings out tantalizing flavors across all cuisines ... <Read more>
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Industry News
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
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
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
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
Company profiles on Architectural Practices and Interior Design firms
Comprehensive report on the latest development and activities of individual practice with online and offline regional exposure
MGM COTAI -- the latest addition to the MGM portfolio in China
The largest property and the first private sector project to achieve the China Green Building (Macau) Design Label Certification
Dubai Maritime Museum & Research Centre
A Window to the Ocean by Studio Niko Kapa
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Skyrocketing home prices in Hong Kong: The cost of not innovating
An indepth report and analysis written by John Webb, Market Director, Built Environment, Asia
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