17 October 2016

The Way for a Super Complex to Make a City More Convenient and Beautiful

Hang Xu, Parkland Real Estate Development; Marianne Kwok, Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates

Today’s super high-rise buildings not only present the height of buildings, but also play more important roles of integrating into the development of cities, coexisting...

17 October 2016

New World Centre Remodeling – Sustainable Building Design and Next-Generation Mixed-Use Developments

Jeff Tung, New World Development Company Limited

As one of the most concentrated metropolises in the world, Hong Kong developers and architects face some unique challenges on sustainable building design. The Hong...

17 October 2016

A Cultural Brand’s Journey Toward Building A Better New World

David Ho, New World Development Company Limited

New World Development Company Limited (NWD) has been a listed property developer in Hong Kong for nearly half a century. With businesses encompassing property development,...

17 October 2016

Extending the Public Realm Into the Sky

Claude Bøjer Godefroy & Julian Chen, Henning Larsen Architects

The design of tall buildings in our megacities is going through an exciting paradigm shift: globally, we are observing new trends towards greater numbers of...

17 October 2016

Mixed-Use Supertall Building as the Approach to Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism

Zhendong Wang & Jing Cui, Tongji University

In the pursuit of denser, more concentrated sustainable cities which reduce the loss of open space and energy-intensive transport and infrastructure networks, tall buildings have...

17 October 2016

The SocialScraper

Carlos Gomez, CRG Architects

Future projects should be adapted to local needs and requirements where they are to be built, using appropriate materials and construction systems for each location....