Florence Chan

Florence Chan

Director, Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates
“Dressing Up the Skyline – Exterior Wall Design of the New World Centre Tower”
Andy K.M. Leung

Andy K.M. Leung

Managing Director, Ronald Lu & Partners
“The Challenges in the Implementation of the New World Centre Project”
Kenneth Li

Kenneth Li

Director, WSP
“HKNWC – Design Challenges in Energy Efficiency and Sustainability”
Note: The Hong Kong off-site programs were cancelled due to a Signal 8 typhoon advisory hoisted by the Hong Kong Observatory. The below information portrays the program as it was meant to happen.

The New World Centre is perhaps the most significant tall building being constructed in Hong Kong today. In prime position on the Tsim Sha Tsui waterfront, looking across Victoria harbor to Hong Kong island, this 265-meter high tower embraces both office and hotel functions with a large podium housing various functions. This program will focus on varying aspects of constructing towers in a city like Hong Kong, from a legislative, logistical and resource viewpoint, followed by a comprehensive tour of the tower, which will be approaching completion by the time of the conference.

Venue: New World Centre
45 Delegates

Program Hosted & Organized by:

Friday 21 October, Schedule, Hong Kong

8:30 am Arrival & Coffee
8:55 am Welcome from New World Development Company Limited
9:00 am “Urban Habitat 2.0 – New World Centre Remodeled “
9:20 am “The Challenges in the Implementation of the New World Centre Project”
9:40 am “HKNWC – Design Challenges in Energy Efficiency and Sustainability”
10:00 am Q&A
10:15 am Coffee Break
10:45 am Tour of New World Centre
12:00 pm Delegates depart for lunch and afternoon program

About This Program Location

Victoria Dockside

About Victoria Dockside

Victoria Dockside, a US $2.6 billion, 3 million square feet art and design district on the promenade of Hong Kong's iconic Tsim Sha Tsui waterfront. Set to fully open in 2019, the mixed-use development will offer Grade A office space K11 Atelier, an ultra-luxury Rosewood Hotel, Rosewood Residences, and a premier art, design and leisure experiences with unmatched views of Victoria Harbor and Hong Kong Island. The new neighborhood will reinvigorate the Victoria harborfront and create a top destination for both Hong Kong residents and its 60 million annual visitors. Victoria Dockside is built on the site formerly known as Holt's Wharf - a warehouse terminal next to the Kowloon and Canton Railway in Tsim Sha Tsui. Dating back to 1910, Holt's Wharf served as a global freight and logistics hub,… Read More

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