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August 5, 2019

Hong Kong International Airport T1 renovation

Lead8 has been appointed lead designer for the planned Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) Terminal 1 renovation. Working with Airport Authority Hong Kong, Lead8 will spearhead a collaboration of internationally renowned consultants to deliver a transformative upgrade to the passenger halls of the 21-year-old aviation hub.
The Boarding Gate Transformation project is expected to be completed in 2021. The design scope includes a total overhaul and upgrade of the 49 boarding gates and adjacent areas of the Level 6 departure concourses.
     The renovation work will include upgraded technologies at all boarding gates, along with new and refreshed beam seating across all departure waiting areas In addition, retail and service cabins will be upgraded with more convenience for passenger access, all targeting to deliver a more fluid experience for travellers.
     Contemporary seating designs with upgraded charging facilities will provide passengers with convenient and comfortable waiting experiences. The retail and service cabin facilities have also been upgraded to offer a rejuvenated environment for awaiting passengers. A number of entirely new experiential zones that will provide places of entertainment, relaxation, on-the-go work and general down-time spaces for passengers awaiting flights.