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post updated 18 October 2021

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18 Oct 2021
BREADstudio architecture projects
Wanchai Community Green Station Hong Kong by BREADstudio
image courtesy of architects practice
BREADstudio Architects News
Over the past year, BREADstudio been working on a number of exciting projects from public civic spaces to bespoke private homes. As co-curators of the Hong Kong Collateral Event at the 17th Venice Architecture Biennale, the studio will also be presenting a Hong Kong Response Exhibition at City Gallery to the local public, where participants explore critical issues and propose innovative solutions for a more sustainable urban environment.

15 Sep 2021
Joint Asian Market
Design: NC Design & Architecture Ltd
Joint Asian Market Hong Kong
image courtesy of architects practice
Joint Asian Market
The interior of J.A.M celebrates the colourful and crafty aspects of south east Asia’s night market in a fun yet modern manner. The restaurant is divided into 2 distinct zones: Market (A grab and go area) and Culinary Theatre (A sit-down dining area).

11 Sep 2021
M+ Museum of Contemporary Visual Culture

12 Feb 2021
10 LaSalle

26 Jan 2021
Temple of Fabric

18 Jan 2021
HK University of Science and Technology Student Residence

Hong Kong Building News 2020

HK Architectural News 2020

29 Dec 2020

13 Dec 2020
Nature Discovery Park

25 Nov 2020
Airside Mixed-Use Building

25 Nov 2020

24 Nov 2020
Citygate Outlets Lantau Island

24 Nov 2020
Airside, former Kai Tak airport
Design: Snøhetta
Airside Mixed-Use Building HK
image courtesy of architects
Airside Hong Kong Building
A mixed-use building in Hong Kong, commissioned by Nan Fung Group, named Airside. Situated in the center of the former Kai Tak airport with views over the Victoria Harbour and Kai Tak River, this 176,000 square meters building merges a 200-meter tower with a base in one continuous form.

22 Oct 2020
M+ presents ‘Archigram Cities’ in collaboration with the University of Hong Kong and Power Station of Art in Shanghai
Drawing Architecture Studio. Walking, 2020:
M+ Archigram Cities Online Symposium
illustration by Drawing Architecture Studio. Commissioned by M+, Hong Kong
M+ Archigram Cities
M+ announced ‘Archigram Cities’, a series of online and offline events in November 2020 organised in collaboration with the Department of Architecture at the University of Hong Kong and Power Station of Art in Shanghai.

12 Oct 2020
Modular & Inter-generational Community Hong Kong

23 Sep 2020
2 Murray Road
Design: Zaha Hadid Architects
2 Murray Road Hong Kong
image © Arqui9
2 Murray Road
Located in the heart of Hong Kong’s central business district, the 36-storey Murray Road project for Henderson Land replaces a multi-storey car park to create an urban oasis adjacent to Chater Garden within a short walking distance to both Central and Admiralty MTR metro stations.

24 Mar 2020
Peak Galleria, Victoria Peak
Design: Aedas, Architects
Peak Galleria HK China
photo : Kris Provoost
Peak Galleria in Hong Kong
Standing on the summit of Victoria Peak since 1992, the Peak Galleria welcomes millions of travelers each year who come to catch a glimpse of the spectacular view of Hong Kong.

12 Aug 2019
Ocean Park Marriott Hotel, Southern District
Design: Aedas, Architects
Ocean Park Marriott Hotel HK China
image courtesy of architects
Ocean Park Marriott Hotel
Located only 6 minutes away from the city centre by MTR, the Ocean Park Marriott Hotel provides convenient accommodation for guests for business or vacation, creating a premier international resort destination for Hong Kong.

5 Feb 2020
Spencer Ogden
Design: Space Matrix
Spencer Ogden Offices Hong Kong
photography : Space Matrix
Spencer Ogden Offices
Thanks to technology and international exposure, most companies today are highly globalised. A senior executive in the US may spend much of his day collaborating with his peer in the company’s office in China.

19 Dec 2019
Harbour Kiosk, Avenue of Stars, Tsim Sha Tsui Harbourfront
Design: LAAB Architects
Harbour Kiosk Avenue of Stars HK
photo : LAAB Architects
Harbour Kiosk by Entrance to the Avenue of Stars HK
Designed for the Avenue of Stars, a promenade along the waterfront that celebrates the Hong Kong film industry, Harbour Kiosk is a kinetic architecture that activates the surrounding public space while paying tributes to the action movie the local film industry is famous for.

25 Nov 2019
Kei Cuisine
Kei Cuisine Restaurant HK
photo : iMAGE28
Kei Cuisine Restaurant in Hong Kong
Japanese and Chinese cultures are married to create an elegant ambience for Kei Cuisine, a luxury Cantonese restaurant located in one of Hong Kong’s core retail areas.

9 Nov 2019
The University of Hong Kong Medical School Building, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, 21 Sassoon Road, Sandy Bay, HK
Design: Atelier Nuno Architects
HKUMed Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine Sandy Bay
photo : Edmon Leong
The University of Hong Kong Medical School
Atelier Nuno Architects embraces ordinary materials for HKU Medical School Renovation.

30 Oct 2019
Wesleyan House Methodist Church, 271 Queen’s Road East, Wan Chai
Design: Rocco Design Architects
Wesleyan House Church HK
photograph : Rocco Design Architects
Wesleyan House Methodist Church
The project stands on a teardrop-shaped site at the corner of Queen’s Road East – a major four-lane road, and Kennedy Road. The site itself is tight: as 11,000 sqm of program needs to fit on an 800 sqm plot.

12 Aug 2019
Pulsa Luxury Residential Development, Repulse Bay, HK
Design: Cary Lau – Aedas, Architects
Pulsa Repulse Bay Luxury Residential Development
image courtesy of architects
Pulsa Repulse Bay Luxury Residential Development

12 Aug 2019
Golden Gate Causeway Bay

24 May 2019
HARMAY in Sheung Wan
HARMAY Sheung Wan Hong Kong Building News
photo : Dirk Weiblen
HARMAY in Sheung Wan

8 May 2019
Mean Noodles
Design: OPENUU
Mean Noodles in Sheung Wan Hong Kong Building News
photograph : Nirut Benjabanpot
Mean Noodles Sheung Wan

20 Mar 2019
f22 Foto Space in HK

1 Mar 2019
West Kowloon Competition Pavilion Opening News, Nursery Park, West Kowloon Cultural District (WKCD)
West Kowloon Competition Pavilion, designed by New Office Works
photo Courtesy of West Kowloon Cultural District Authority
West Kowloon Competition Pavilion
West Kowloon Competition Pavilion, designed by New Office Works and supported by Sun Fook Kong Construction Limited, situated at the Nursery Park at West Kowloon Cultural District, will be open to the public for six months.

18 Feb 2019
FAO Schwartz – Playful & Interactive Workplace
Architects: Studio X
FAO Schwartz Workplace Hong Kong Building News
photography : Studio X
Playful & Interactive Workplace HK
Studio X has taken on a prominent role in the relaunch of the FAO Schwartz retail brand by joining the Global design team responsible for its reincarnation and repositioning as the worlds leading toy store.

Hong Kong Building News 2018

21 Dec 2018
Floating Christmas Pavilion in HK

10 Dec 2018
The Lyric Theatre Complex, West Kowloon
Architects: UNStudio
The Lyric Theatre Complex in West Kowloon
renderings by DBOX ; Masterplan image: © WKCDA
The Lyric Theatre Complex West Kowloon
A new building designed by this celebrated Dutch architecture office in the West Kowloon Cultural District in Hong Kong, an ambitious 40 hectare waterfront cultural quarter which combines open public space with a wide range of cultural venues.

30 Nov 2018
M+ Building West Kowloon topping out news
M+ Pavilion West Kowloon Building
The West Kowloon Cultural District Authority (WKCDA) announced the topping out of the M+ building, which marks a crucial moment in the countdown to the museum’s planned opening in 2020.

5 Nov 2018
International Culinary Institute
Architects: Leigh & Orange
International Culinary Institute in HKInternational Culinary Institute in HK
picture : Leigh & Orange
International Culinary Institute Hong Kong Building
A new education building, the International Culinary Institute (ICI) for the Hong Kong Vocational Training Council (VTC). It is the latest addition to the VTC Pokfulam campus, making it a hub for hospitality training.

28 Jun 2018
The Luna Residential Tower, 18 Lun Fat St, Wan Chai
Design: Make Architects
The Luna Tower at 18 Lun Fat Street in Wan Chai
photograph © Archmospheres
Luna Residential Tower Wan Chai
The Luna at 18 Lun Fat Street in Wan Chai is the new residential tower from Make Architects for client Vanke Property (Hong Kong) Co., Ltd. which sets a new standard for high-quality serviced apartments in Hong Kong.

14 Mar 2018
WKCDA Inaugural Hong Kong Young Architects and Designers Competition
Design: New Office Works
Hong Kong Young Architects and Designers Winner
image Courtesy architecture office
Hong Kong Young Architects and Designers
The West Kowloon Cultural District Authority (WKCDA) today announced the winning design in the inaugural Hong Kong Young Architects and Designers Competition: Growing Up by New Office Works.

19 Feb 2018
Murray Hotel, 22 Cotton Tree Dr, Central
Architects: Foster + Partners
Murray Hotel in Hong Kong
photograph © Foster + Partners
Murray Hotel in Hong Kong
The Murray, converted from the previously known Murray Building, is one of several historic landmarks under the Conserving Central Initiative Project to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the HKSAR. A former government headquarters tower, the 27-storey building designed by architect Ron Phillips almost 50 years ago, has been re-born as a 336-room luxury hotel.

26 Jan 2018
Design Society, Shenzhen, China
Design: Fumihiko Maki Architects
Design Society Shenzhen Building
image © Design Society
Design Society Shenzhen Building
A new world-class cultural design hub, the 71,000-sqm venue of The Sea World Culture and Arts Center (SWCAC).

25 Jan 2018
Nha Trang Vietnamese Canteen
Architects: JJA / Bespoke Architecture
Nha Trang Vietnamese Canteen
photograph : Adam Kuehl
Nha Trang Vietnamese Canteen in Hong Kong
This is a contemporary-yet-casual take on traditional Vietnamese street-food fare, served simply and honestly for a new generation of diners. The restaurant’s design concept mirrors this contemporary take by giving a nod to Vietnam’s street life, textures, and architectures.

Hong Kong Building News 2017

21 Dec 2017
MVRDV and The Why Factory News
Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism\Architecture 2017 by MVRDV
photo : Zhang Chao
Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism\Architecture 2017
MVRDV and The Why Factory stage a series of interventions for the Seventh Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism\Architecture (Shenzhen) (UABB) jointly curated by curator and critic, Hou Hanrou and founding partners of URBANUS, Liu Xiaodu and Meng Ya.

19 Nov 2017
Kennedy Town Swimming Pool
Architects: Farrells
KennedyTown Swimming Pool
image Courtesy architecture office
Kennedy Town Swimming Pool in Hong Kong
Completed earlier this year, the pool complex includes a 50-metre outdoor pool, an outdoor leisure pool, indoor and outdoor massage baths, a 50-metre indoor pool, and an indoor training pool. It also incorporates an outdoor garden sheltered beneath the tip of the building’s characteristic roof.

17 Nov 2017
Ocean Terminal, 3-27 Canton Road, Tsim Sha Tsui – Harbour City, Kowloon
Design: Foster + Partners
Ocean Terminal Extension
photo © Foster + Partners
Ocean Terminal Extension in Hong Kong
A new gateway for thousands of international cruise liner passengers, with stunning new outdoor spaces for dining and leisure capitalising on the panoramic views of the harbour.

27 Oct 2017
Sea World Culture and Arts Center: Cultural Design Hub
Design: Fumihiko Maki Architects
Sea World Culture and Arts Center, Shenzhen
image © Design Society
Sea World Culture and Arts Center, Shenzhen
The Sea World Culture and Arts Center’s highly anticipated launch this December will signify the opening of the region’s first dedicated cultural design hub, which will be programmed and operated by the new innovative and collaborative platform Design Society.

16 Oct 2017
Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism\Architecture in Shenzhen
Nantou Old Town - Aerial View

photo © URBANUS

Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism\Architecture: UABB
It is the only exhibition in the world to explore issues of urbanization and architectural development within China and around the world, creating a unique experience for its audience. Since its first exhibition in 2005, UABB has since organized 930 exhibits with over 1 million visitors globally. Last year’s edition was a huge success, seeing over 250,000 visitors over the 4 month long exhibition.

20 Jul 2017
Morty’s Delicatessen, Star Street
Design: JJA / Bespoke Architecture
Mortys Delicatessen
site photography: Natasza Minasiewcz
Morty’s Delicatessen
A Sports Bar and Deli specialising in classic “New York City-style” fares like Reuben Sandwiches, and Bagel & House Lox. The project’s interiors push the site’s existing back-of-house kitchen towards the front-of-house, so passersby can peek in through the restaurant’s kitchen window from the pavement.

20 May 2017
The Best of Hong Kong Architecture
Hong Kong’s skyline is one of the most recognisable in the world. With over 1,000 skyscrapers (the most in any city in the world) and a unique mix of Chinese and British influence, Hong Kong’s exceptional architecture is sure to impress every visitor.
Hong Kong Architecture Highlights

4 May 2017
Elephant Grounds Coffee Mid Levels, Caine Road
Design: JJA / Bespoke Architecture
Elephant Grounds Coffee Mid Levels
photographs : Grischa Rueschendorf and JJA / Bespoke Architecture
Elephant Grounds Coffee Mid Levels
This new flagship location for the brand divides the double height space as a sequence of “lifestyle-oriented” moments, twisting the concept of the quintessential Hong Kong shop-house that it sits in and presenting these spaces to guests as a partly domestic-oriented experience.

6 Apr 2017
Happy Valley Apartment
Design: Lim + Lu, Architects
Happy Valley Apartment
photograph : Nirut Benjabanpot
Happy Valley Apartment
This young New York-born multidisciplinary design practice, announced the completion of their apartment in Hong Kong that doubles as the pair’s showroom. The 1,200 square feet revamped apartment neighboring the Happy Valley Racecourse reflects the pair’s versatile and colorful design aesthetic.

page updated 28 Jul 2017
The Jockey Club Innovation Tower, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon
Design: Zaha Hadid Architects
WAF Awards Shortlist 2014
photo : Doublespace
Jockey Club Innovation Tower wins RIBA Award for International Excellence: selected from 30 projects from around the world.

30 Jan 2017
Taikoo Place
Design: Gustafson Porter + Bowman
Taikoo Place Hong Kong
image Courtesy architecture office
Taikoo Place Public Space Development
An inclusive open space which includes lush native vegetation and sculptural water features.

21 Jan 2017
Zaha Hadid There Should Be No End To Experimentation Exhibition, King’s Road, Quarry Bay, HK
Zaha Hadid Exhibition
‘Metropolis’, 1988; © Zaha Hadid Foundation
Zaha Hadid Exhibition in Hong Kong
The Serpentine Galleries and Zaha Hadid Design are proud to bring their critically acclaimed exhibition of early paintings and drawings by the late Zaha Hadid to Hong Kong. First conceived with Hadid herself, this show has been newly expanded with additional archival material.

HK Architecture Updates 2013 – 2016

16 + 14 Oct 2016
MOKO, Grand Century Place, 193 Prince Edward Road West, Mong Kok
Design: Aedas, architects
MOKO in Hong Kong shopping centre by Aedas
image from architect
MOKO Hong Kong Building

23 Jul 2016
M+ Pavilion Dedication Ceremonymarks the first permanent venue for art exhibitions in WKCD
Design: Vincent Pang from VPANG architects ltd, Tynnon Chow from JET Architecture Inc and Lisa Cheung
M+ Pavilion West Kowloon Building
image Courtesy architecture office
M+ Pavilion West Kowloon Building

29 Dec 2015
OLIV Causeway Bay Hong Kong
OLIV Causeway Bay Hong Kong
image from architect
OLIV Causeway Bay Hong Kong

5 Dec 2015
FIS Tseung Kwan O campus
Design: Henning Larsen Architects
French International School’s (FIS) Tseung Kwan O campus in Hong Kong
picture from architects
FIS Tseung Kwan O campus Hong Kong

Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism\Architecture: UABB
Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism\Architecture
picture courtesy Shenzhen & Hong Kong Bi-City Biennale of UrbanismArchitecture
Shenzhen Architecture Biennale

28 Jun 2013
“Building M+: The Museum and Architecture Collection”
M+ Building West Kowloon
image by architects
M+ Pavilion West Kowloon

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