Grimshaw and Wilkinson Eyre shortlisted for Hong Kong’s art-themed park
Foster & Partners, West 8 and Gustafson Porter also included
The West Kowloon Cultural District Authority has announced a shortlist of seven design teams for the development of Hong Kong’s first art-themed park.
The seven shortlisted design teams (in alphabetical order) are:
- Cook Robotham Architectural Bureau and VOGT Landscape
- Dennis Lau & Ng Chun Man with Grimshaw, West 8 and ACLA
- Diller Scofidio & Renfro, with Olin and Urbanus
- Grant Associates / Wilkinson Eyre / WSP
- Gustafson Porter / Michel Desvigne Paysagiste / Foster + Partners
- Hargreaves Associates with Ennead Architects
- James Corner Field Operations
Each team will now submit technical proposals for the 14ha site, which sits on the waterfront in Kowloon.
When complete in 2015 it will include sculpted terrain, planting and venues for music, dance, theatre and art exhibitions.
The chosen design team will be appointed by early 2013.