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Project Description

This convention center was the site of Great Britain's formal transfer of Hong Kong's sovereignty to Chinese rule on June 30, 1997. The extension includes a 4,500 seat convention hall, three exhibition halls, pre-function areas, support facilities, and restaurants totaling 330,000 square feet. The convention center is composed of a massive aluminum roof that resembles the curvature of a seabird's wing. Said to be the tallest in the world, the 40 meter-tall, curved glass wall is made of Tempered Azurlite™ Glass with painted ceramic frit, Laminated Solex Glass with a ceramic frit, Silk-screened Clear Glass, and White Laminated Glass.

Scope of Services

CDC provided drafting and engineering services, including multi-system design, structural calculations, shop drawings, and fabrication drawings. CDC Client Builders Federal Design Architect SOM with Wong and Ouyang Date of Completion 1997