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Hong Kong West Kowloon Station

Architecture | November 17, 2017 |

Hong Kong West Kowloon StationImage courtesy of Aedas 

Hong Kong West Kowloon Station
Located: Hong Kong/PRC
Completed: in 2018

 

As the ‘gateway’ to Hong Kong, it is considered vital to connect the station with the surrounding urban context and make arriving or departing passengers aware that ‘I am in Hong Kong’.

 

Hong Kong West Kowloon StationImage courtesy of Aedas

 

The design compacted all supporting spaces more efficiently to allow for a very large void down into the departure hall below. The outside ground plane bent down to the hall and the roof structure above gestures toward the harbour.

 

image-by-cgtn-2Image courtesy of Aedas

 

The result is an around 40 metres high volume which focuses all attention through the south façade toward views of Hong Kong’s Central skyline and Victoria Peak beyond.

 

more: aedas.com

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