East Asia Press Workplace,Hong Kong
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (Guangzhou) (HKUST(GZ)) campus opened its doorways to college students and school earlier this month. The enduring campus marries nature with know-how within the native city context, concentrating on carbon neutrality and nil water waste.
Working intently with KPF Architects, Arup’s Hong Kong, Guangzhou, Shenzhen and Chongqing workplaces collectively offered complete engineering design providers to ship this sensible, sustainable and resilient campus. Our scope of providers coated civil, geotechnics, structural, constructing providers, façade, sensible constructing know-how system and sustainability design.
Positioned in Guangzhou’s Nansha District and adjoining to Qingsheng high-speed railway station, the brand new campus encompasses a full vary of college services – areas for instructing and analysis, sports activities, dormitory, 24-hour library in addition to power and information centres – spanning over 1.1 km².
Arup has helped design a campus that’s engineering provision-ready for carbon neutrality throughout its operations. The primary out of doors collaboration areas and the buildings combine energy-efficient MEP methods and passive and lively sustainability design options that optimise consolation and interplay whereas minimising life-cycle price.