Hong Kong launches Xiqu Centre design contest
[Expressions of interest must be received by 10 April] The West Kowloon Cultural District Authority is calling for expressions of interest for the the Xiqu Centre, the first of the area’s 17 planned arts venues
The scheme features one 1,100-seat theatre and a smaller 400-seat venue. A Tea House for smaller performances and additional training and education areas will also be included.
International companies must collaborate with a local Hong Kong firm prior to being awarded the contract.
Four to six design teams will be shortlisted with each receiving £80,000 to develop proposals.
Examples and Precedent from the AJ Buildings Library
Expressions of interest must be received by 10 April
Shortlisted teams will be announced June 2012
Winners contacted October 2012
Client contact details:
Further details can be found through the dedicated page
Professor Bernard V. Lim, JP supported by Architecture Design and Research Group Ltd (AD+RG)
c/o Tender Box
West Kowloon Cultural District Authority
29th Floor, Tower 6
The Gateway, 9 Canton Road,
Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon,