• Secretary for the Environment KS Wong Officiated the grand opening of HKIA Annual Awards 2015

    17 June 2016

    Mr. Vincent Ng, JP, President of HKIA congratulated to all the winners and finalists of the Annual Awards 2015. He believed that the exhibition could showcase the excellence of architecture to the public.

    (10 June 2016, Hong Kong) To promote architectural excellence and uphold professional industry standard and practices, The Hong Kong Institute of Architects (HKIA) organized the grand opening of HKIA Annual Awards 2015 Prize Presentation cum 60th Anniversary Award Exhibition Opening Ceremony at Pacific Place on 8 June, with KS Wong, JP, Secretary for the Environment as the officiating guest .

    HKIA Annual Awards 2015 was organised since 1965. In order to recognize and praise the most iconic buildings in the past 60 years, the HKIA has proudly presented the HKIA Annual Awards 2015 Exhibition cum 60th Anniversary Award Exhibitionat the Pacific Place from now till 12 June. Apart from displaying the winning and finalist projects this year, approximately 60 of the most outstanding and distinguished awards winning projects will be displayed to recall the social contribution of local architects.


    The 280-meter-tall Lumina Shanghai, developed by Henderson Land Group and designed by Gensler, is the tallest skyscraper in the Xuhui Riverside District.

    A sophisticated yet modern setting was derived by juxtaposition of Indochine-Vietnamese features and wood-fire inspired material palettes. Re-interpretation of the spatial order of a typical Indochine-Vietnamese mansion has been adopted to give hierarchy, layers and details to the space.


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