A sustainability milestone in Hong Kong. AIRSIDE by Snøhetta

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Architects
Collaborators
Executive architect.- Ronald Lu & Partners (Hong Kong) Limited.
Structural, geotechnical and civil engineer.- Ove Arup & Partners Hong Kong Limited.
Building services engineer.- Ove Arup & Partners Hong Kong Limited / J. Roger Preston Limited.
Executive landscape architect.- Urbis Limited.
Quantity surveyor.- Arcadis Hong Kong Limited.
Building sustainability engineer.- Ove Arup & Partners Hong Kong Limited.
Façade & BMU engineer.- Ove Arup & Partners Hong Kong Limited.
Lighting designer.- Lighting Planners Associates (HK) Limited.
Main contractor.- Hip Hing Construction Company Limited.
Client
Nan Fung Group.
Area
Area.- 177,670 sqm.
Height.- 213 m.
Dates
Start.- 2017
Completed September 2023.
Location
Kai Tak, Hong Kong.
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Craig Dykers, Kjetil Thorsen. Snøhetta

Snøhetta is an integrated architecture, landscape, and interior design company based in Oslo, Norway, and New York City, formed in 1989 and led by principals Craig Dykers and Kjetil Thorsen. The firm, which is named after one of Norway's highest mountain peaks, has approximately 100 staff members working on projects around the world. The practice pursues a collaborative, transdisciplinary approach, with people from multiple professions working together to explore diverse perspectives on each project.

Snøhetta has completed a number of critically acclaimed cultural projects, including the Bibliotheca Alexandrina in Egypt; the National Opera and Ballet in Oslo, Norway; and the Lillehammer Art Museum in Norway. Current projects include the National September 11 Memorial Museum Pavilion at the World Trade Center site in New York.

In 2004 Snøhetta received the Aga Khan Award for Architecture, and in 2009 the firm was honored with the Mies van der Rohe Award. Snøhetta is the only company to have twice won the World Architecture Award for best cultural building, in 2002 for the Bibliotheca Alexandrina and in 2008 for the National Opera and Ballet in Oslo.

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