Hong Kong Convention Center

Hong Kong, Hong Kong

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