Tag: West Kowloon Cultural District
Chinese New Year begins today and celebrations in Hong Kong include Cantonese operas performed at a pop-up bamboo theatre in the new West Kowloon Cultural District. More »
News: six international teams, including Herzog & de Meuron, SANAA and Renzo Piano, have been shortlisted to design a new visual culture museum in Hong Kong's new West Kowloon Cultural District, while two Hong Kong-born architects have been chosen to design a centre for Chinese opera (above) in the same area. More »
News: Aric Chen, curator of design and architecture for the new M+ museum for visual culture in Hong Kong, says the museum will take an unprecedented stance in "placing Asia at the centre" of design history, rather than on the periphery as western curators have done (+ audio + transcript). More »
Dezeen Wire: Foster + Partners have been shortlisted to design the Xiqu Chinese Opera Centre, the first in a series of new arts and cultural venues for the West Kowloon Cultural District in Hong Kong.
Collaborating with local studio O Studio Architects, the firm is one of five in a shortlist that also includes Safdie Architects, Mecanoo Architecten, Wong & Ouyang (HK) Ltd. and Bing Thom Architects. More »
Dezeenwire: architects Foster + Partners' City Park proposal has been selected as the preferred option for the masterplan for the West Kowloon Cultural District in Hong Kong, beating designs by OMA and Rocco Design Architects.
The decision was announced today by the Board of West Kowloon Cultural District Authority (WKCDA).