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HK$130.3 billion contract sum of government projects approved by Legco in 2016/17
A total of 23 new projects were approved with an estimated total gross value of HK$116.8 billion

Prefabrication Yards in Hong Kong Survey Report released
The report is conducted by The Construction Industry Council

Top 20 Tall Buildings in Hong Kong
A special feature to mark the 20th Anniversary of the establishment of the HKSAR

Online and Offline year-round exposure for less than HK$1,200 per month
The most Effective, Efficient and Economical channel to promote your Building Products and Services to professional buyers in the region and worldwide

Hong Kong Building and Construction 20 Years Review
A special edition published by Building Journal Hongkong to mark the 20th Anniversary of the establishment of the HKSAR Government

ISH Shanghai & CIHE 2017 focuses on surface heating systems to match market needs
European Pavilion and Premium Brand Zone exhibitors to demonstrate the latest HVAC technologies and products

Cocobay Towers -- a new architectural icon in Da Nang, Vietnam
Designed by Atkins, the two towers will be connected by the world's tallest glass-floored bridge

Hong Kong Building & Construction 20 Years Review (1997-2017)
Published by BUILDING JOURNAL to commemorate the 20th Anniversary of the Establishment of the Hong Kong SAR Government

1,800 experts and decision makers share practical ideas to transform cities worldwide
The urgent need to swiftly translate sustainability strategies and best practices into actionable urban development plans was a key theme of the World Sustainable Built Environment Conference 2017 that concluded in Hong Kong on June 7

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

Development rights for West Rail's Kam Sheung Road station residential project awarded
The project will provide over 1,600 units and is scheduled for completion in 2025

Residential supply to reach a record high of 96,000 units in the next 3-4 years
Office demand in Central's premium buildings remained strong

Airport Authority announced new Board Appointments
From 1 June 2017, the AA Board will comprise of 17 members

3D printing for entire buildings or for components in construction projects
AECOM and Winsun join force to deliver the benefits of 3D printing to clients around the globe

Citi Tower awarded LEED Platinum Certification by USGBC
98% of the building's lighting is managed by Occupancy Sensors

Register Now for WSBE17 Hong Kong ĘC Driving the World's Sustainable Future
To be held in Hong Kong from 5-7 June, 2017 - Register Now

TCC Group to build US$3.5 billion integrated district in Bangkok
One Bangkok dedicates 8 hectares of total land area of 16.7 hectares to increasing green and open areas in the city-centre

A positive outlook for global tunnelling industry
29 cities in China are currently extending or building their metro

Should we trust engineers to design infrastructure?
This glimpse of the future was crafted by Kylie Cochrane

Products & Services
Building Journal reports on 6 major organizations/corporations and their major new projects
In the coming issues, a total of more than 30 selected projects either newly completed or under construction will be featured

Comfort for both players and spectators
Sports Hall of the Jean-Louis Trintignant Middle School in France

Swiss Property La Reserve Residences project won the Cityscape Global Award
By 10 Design, the project was awarded for Best Residential Mid to High Rise Project (Future)

DfMA - Design for manufacture and assembly
A term increasingly heard in the construction industry

Abain Apartments - Brisbane CBD
Ramset provides millimeter perfect for glass panels fitting

Unrelenting innovation fulfils sourcing demands at GEBT 2017
Concurrent events facilitate exchange of market intelligence

The experience of Skjervsfossen waterfall
Granvin kommune, Norway, by architect Fortunen AS

Public condenser -- an urban shelf, a vertical public space
Paris-Saclay University Campus, France, designed by Muoto Architects, Paris

A unique refreshing rest stop on the street
La Vague, Montreal, Canada, designed by Arcadia Studio

The editions -- new extended collection from Zumtobel
Zumtobel presents creative lighting solutions with a touch of TECHxtra

Brisbane Ferry Terminals awarded Good Design Award of the Year
A significant shift away from previous design conventions, with respect to aesthetics, flood resilience and accessibility

Key trends and predictions into the future of urban street use
With consumerism shifting to online and the changing function of streets worldwide, Angus Bruce of HASSELL expressed his view

Mandarin Oriental Pudong Shanghai received major awards
The group has also announced hotel projects in Shenzhen, Chengdu and Chongqing, all to be open in the next few years

Two elevator cabs operate independently in one shaft
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.

Guangzhou Electrical Building Technology 2017 opens on June 9
With strong support from leading brands and notable industry associations

Schneider Electric launches next generation of EcoStruxure
The architecture and platform for End-to-End IoT-Enabled solutions at scale

Nippon Paint hosts AYDA 2016 Regional Learning Programme
Platinum Winners: Malaysia (Interior Design category) & Japan (Architecture category)

Opening of the new Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Thornton Tomasetti provided structural engineering and façade consulting services for the 416,000-square-foot multipurpose arena

The 14th edition of Guangzhou Electrical Building Technology returns on 9 June
Booming market of energy-efficient buildings and development of smart cities driven by information technology

Shanghai Smart Home Technology 2017: 80% of booths already booked
Notable brands to showcase cutting-edge technologies

 

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