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West Kowloon Cultural District Project
Hong Kong, Hong Kong (SAR of China)


28-29 May 2012


Building & Construction
Energy & Environment



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West Kowloon Cultural District Project

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About event :

This two-day mission to Hong Kong is designed to help Australian businesses to understand the West Kowloon Cultural District project first-hand and to showcase their capabilities and expertise to relevant organisations and decision-makers with a view to making competitive bids in future.

The West Kowloon Cultural District Authority (WKCDA) is developing an integrated arts and cultural district with a specific number and type of core arts and cultural facilities, retail, dining and entertainment facilities, communal and ancillary facilities on a spectacular site on the Hong Kong harbour front comprising of 40 hectares in West Kowloon. The Authority has officially become an institutional member of the Hong Kong Green Building Council and is committed to building an environmentally-friendly and sustainable cultural district.

Fully funded by the Government of Hong Kong and valued at HK$21.6 billion (around A$2.6 billion), the project is expected to be completed in phases starting from 2013 and lasting until 2026. Major contracts will be offered through international competitions and tenders on a fair and competitive basis.

Australian design and cultural services providers have an excellent reputation in Hong Kong for world class innovation and efficiency.

Who should participate :

Australian businesses in:

  • Sustainable building design and landscaping
  • Acoustic, theatre and lighting consultants
  • Environmentally Sustainable building design
  • Infrastructure & Environmental consultants
  • Green building technology and products
Austrade package :

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Application deadline :

4 May 2012

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For more information please contact :

Mr Peter Ironmonger
Trade Adviser
Austrade Sydney
Tel: 02 9392 2784

Hong Kong
Ms Emesa Yeung
Business Development Manager
Austrade Hong Kong
Tel: +852 2588 5310

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