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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

Global project to ensure all buildings are net zero emissions by 2050
The building sector will help to deliver the Paris Agreement, forged at COP21 in December 2015

Heritage conservation conference addresses industry best practices driving heritage conservation globally
The second RICS International Heritage Conservation Conference was held on March 2 at the Hong Kong Jockey Club

MGM COTAI reveals design vision of an architectural icon opening in 2017
The striking "jewelry box" design draws inspiration from local culture and modern design

MIECF marks 10th Anniversary fully delivers as a prominent 'Green Platform'
The 2017MIECF will be held in Macao from 30 March to 1 April 2017 at The Venetian Macao-Resort-Hotel

The hotel/office/residential portion of WKCD to be developed under BOT model
The U-shaped site for hotel and office uses with a GFA of 81,066 sq m will be packaged with the adjoining multi-purposed Exhibition Centre as a joint development forming an Exhibition Hub

10th Anniversary of MIECF C fostering regional exchange and cooperation on environmental development
Mr Achim Steiner, former Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme, will be the keynote speaker for the upcoming event in March 2017

Ocean Park new hotel development contract awarded
The contract was recently awarded to Parkland, a Sino Land and Tsim Sha Tsui Properties joint-venture company

AA appoints new executive director for engineering & technology
Alex Kwan will be succeeding John Chai upon his retirement on 16 January 2017

The Glass Supper Asia Pacific 2017
We live our lives for moments like this

ISH China & CIHE 2017 debuts intelligent household solutions
Asia's premier HVAC and plumbing event to be held from 18-20 May 2017 in Beijing

Kerry Properties, Kerry Holdings and BEA jointly acquired commercial site in Qianhai. Shenzhen
The group plans to develop the site jointly with an adjacent site which was acquired by Kerry Properties in 2015, into a world class complex comprising office, hotel, commercial, and serviced apartment properties

Aedas won two competitions in airport concourse designs for Shenzhen and Hong Kong
As the Lead Design Architect, along with AECOM as Lead Consultant and Engineer, and OTC as Aviation Planners, the team has been recently appointed for the New HKIA Third Runway Passenger Building Design Consultancy

Hip Hing Construction celebrates the 55th Anniversary
To shape a better living environment for the people of Hong Kong – Incorporating special interview with Mr Patrick M S Kwan, Executive Director, Hip Hing Construction. E-versions available for download.

Hong Kong government study reveals that 1 million flats are needed by 2046
According to a recent government study, Hong Kong's population will reach 8.22 million in 2043. The study also estimated that Hong Kong will have to build a million flats by 2046 to accommodate its growing population.

Champions green lifestyle & excellence in sustainable built environment
The Green Building Award 2016 Award Presentation cum HKGBC 7th Anniversary was held on November 22. Assessed BEAM Plus buildings saved electricity consumption roughly equivalent to 94,000 local households each year

Kwun Tong Line Extension commenced operation
The Kuwn Tong Line Extension was in train service on 23 October 2016. The new line extends the existing Kwun Tong Line from Yau Ma Tei to Whampoa with an intermediate station to Ho Man Tin

International design competition for the creation of worksite information modules
Call for Proposals - Better Insight, Onsite, organized by the Ville de Montreal

China State Construction awarded main contract for Dubai project
AED 554 million contract to build the Paramount Residences in Dubai

Aedas establishes innovation fund for architecture students at Tsinghua University
The fund will also be used to finance research, competitions and other valuable causes

Chun Wo wins 6-year contract of Cross-Harbour Tunnel Management
Marks Chun Wo's first step tapping the tunnel management business and another milestone of the company

How are Coworking centers shaping the workplace of the future?
HOK and CoreNet Global address this question in their new Coworking: A Corporate Real Estate Perspective report

Products & Services
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

Standing desk - a smart wellness solution
Varidesk is a soundall-in-one way to work smarter and be healthier levels

15th year of Prolight + Sound Guangzhou biggest edition to date
Exhibitors elated by the enhanced numbers, quality and internationality of attendees

Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition
The most influential and comprehensive lighting and LED event in Asia

Upgraded features at the 15th anniversary of Prolight + Sound Guangzhou 2017 unveiled
A comprehensive range of pro audio, lighting, entertainment and event technology from 1,250 local and international exhibitors

A 24-storey purpose built vertical gallery building in Hong Kong
Hong Kong architects CL3 work on the design of furniture range for three pivotal projects

New ASTM Standard supports recycling fresh concrete
Help manufacturing plants better recycle returned fresh concrete, supporting the growth in sustainable construction practices

ICC Sydney unlocks Darling Harbour and showcases Sydney to the world
A new global benchmark in exhibition and convention venues and an important city-shaping project set to transform Sydney

Digitalize and Industrialize NOW - RIB wraps up the 4th iTWO World Conference
Highlighting topics on the Internet of Things, Construction Digitalization with iTWO 5D BIM, Supply Chain Management for Construction, iTWO Global Education as well as Enterprise Management in Innovation Transformation

Source and upgrade the audio visual systems of your buildings at Prolight + Sound Guangzhou 2017
Across the 130,000 sq m exhibition space, a comprehensive range of audio electronic, AV technologies, lighting, LED, conference systems, KTV, theatrical equipment, parts & accessories will be allocated in thematic halls and zones

The Ribbon House by FAK3 of Hong Kong
Winner of 2016 AAP American Architecture Prize

MB Crusher, to each yard its screener
The redevelopment of urban areas through the dismantling and recycling of inert material are concepts very close to MB work

HKIA announces new five-year target for carbon reduction
A new 10% reduction target as compared with 2015 level for the five-year period from 2016 to 2020

Zumtobel builds a bridge to nature with Active Light
Connecting with nature - Active Light supports human nature by drawing inspiration from the character and dynamics of natural light

MU77 - 2016 AIA Award winning project by Arshia Architects
The design awards honor design excellence in some of the most significant completed projects in the US


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