A vertical campus. Chu Hai College by Rocco Design Architects

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Project team
Rocco Yim, Patrick Lee, CM Chan, William Tam, Henry Ho, Stephen Chan, Hoi-Wai Sze, Agnus Lau, Li Qingyue, Julia Mok, Nicholas Ho, Justin Chan.
Collaborators
Project Manager.- Ove Arup & Partners(HK) Ltd. Structural.- Ove Arup & Partners(HK) Ltd. Civil.- Ove Arup & Partners(HK) Ltd. Geotechnical Engineering.- Ove Arup & Partners(HK) Ltd. Building Services.- J. Roger Preston Ltd. Quantity Surveyor.- Rider Levett Bucknall Ltd. Landscape.- Earthasia Limited. Traffic.- Ove Arup & Partners(HK) Ltd. Environmental.- Ove Arup & Partners(HK) Ltd. BEAM Accreditation.- Allied Environmental Consultants Ltd. Acoustic.- Shen Milsom Wilke Ltd.
Client
Chu Hai College of Higher Education
Main contractor
CR Construction Company Limited
Gross floor area
26,500 sqm 26.500 m²
Dates
Design.- 2013. Completion.- 2017
Address
Castle Peak Road, TMTL 489, Tuen Mun, New Territories, Hong Kong.

Rocco Design Architects. Rocco Yim

Rocco Design Architects is an architectural practice based in Hong Kong. In addition to its Principal, Rocco Yim, Rocco Design has five Directors and about 140 staff throughout offices in Hong Kong and Shenzhen. 

Their projects have received numerous awards, both in China and internationally, including a First Prize Award for the L’Opéra de la Bastille international competition in 1983, ARCASIA Gold Medals in 1994 and 2003, the Chicago Athenaeum Architectural Awards in 2006, 2011, 2013 and 2016, the Kenneth F. Brown Award in 2007, the World Architecture Festival category winner in 2011, German Design Council Awards in 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017 and two Lu Ban Awards in 2017. 

The firm has exhibited four times in the Venice Biennale over the last decade, in 2002, 2006, 2010 and 2012, and held its first solo exhibition at the Berlin Aedes Gallery in 2015.

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