Herzog & de Meuron
Competition
2012–2013
Project
2013–2020
Opening
2021
415_CP_211110_792_KM_H_PRI
415_CP_211110_792_KM_H_PRI
415_CP_2109_707_VSB
415_CP_2109_707_VSB
415_CP_211108_740_KM_H
415_CP_211108_740_KM_H
415_CP_2109_700_KM
415_CP_2109_700_KM
415_CP_211110_760_KM_H
415_CP_211110_760_KM_H
415_CP_2109_702_KM
415_CP_2109_702_KM
415_CP_2109_721_VSB
415_CP_2109_721_VSB
415_CP_211108_733_KM_H
415_CP_211108_733_KM_H

415_AV_221111_TEASER_ 17-27-59

415_AV_211111_TEASER_16-53-40

415_CP_2109_710_VSB
415_CP_2109_710_VSB
415_CP_IMG_5721
415_CP_IMG_5721

415_AV_221111_TEASER_18-17-35

415_CP_211108_725_KM_H
415_CP_211108_725_KM_H

415_AV_221111_TEASER_18-57-56

415_CP_2109_713_VSB
415_CP_2109_713_VSB

415 M+ / 415_AV_211111_TEASER_18-57-56

415_CP_2109_709_VSB
415_CP_2109_709_VSB
415_CP_211108_775_KM_H
415_CP_211108_775_KM_H

415_AV_221111_TEASER_20-38-36

415_CP_211108_777_KM_H
415_CP_211108_777_KM_H
415_CP_211108_744_KM_H
415_CP_211108_744_KM_H
415_CP_2109_712_VSB
415_CP_2109_712_VSB
415_CP_211108_748_KM_H
415_CP_211108_748_KM_H

415_AV_221111_TEASER_ 20-24-51

415_CP_211108_703_KM_H
415_CP_211108_703_KM_H

415_AV_221111_TEASER_19-15-20

415_CP_211108_723_KM_H
415_CP_211108_723_KM_H
415_CP_211108_712_KM_H
415_CP_211108_712_KM_H
415_CP_2109_715_KM
415_CP_2109_715_KM
415_CP_2109_716_KM
415_CP_2109_716_KM

415_AV_211111_TEASER_14-07-21

415_CP_220117_727_KM_H
415_CP_220117_727_KM_H

415 M+ / 415_AV_211111_TEASER_17-21-51

Building M+

415_AV_2209_BUILDING-MPLUS-DOC_TEASER_V-1-0

Drawings

415_DR_2110_Lobby_Axons
415_DR_2110_Lobby_Axons
415_DR_2110_001_Site-Plan
415_DR_2110_001_Site-Plan
415_DR_2110_005_B2F
415_DR_2110_005_B2F
415_DR_2110_006_B1F
415_DR_2110_006_B1F
415_DR_2110_007_GF
415_DR_2110_007_GF
415_DR_2110_008_2F
415_DR_2110_008_2F
415_DR_2110_009_3F
415_DR_2110_009_3F
415_DR_2110_010_Tower-Plans_4-11
415_DR_2110_010_Tower-Plans_4-11
415_DR_2110_002_Section B
415_DR_2110_002_Section B

Team

Project Team
Edman Choy (Associate, Project Director)
Stefan Goeddertz (Associate, Project Manager, Facade)
Kwamina Monney (Assoicate, Project Manager, Interiors)
Mai Komuro (Associate, Project Manager, Design stage)
Volker Jacob (Project Manager, Construction stage)
Maximilian Beckenbauer (Project Manager, Competition)
Raha Talebi (Project Manager)
Alexander Berger
Arrate Abaigar Villota
Roman Aebi (Workshop)
Emmanuelle Agustoni
Farhad Ahmad
Bruno de Almeida Martins (Visualisations)
Jeanne Autran-Edorh
Meskerem Ayalew-Duthaler
Mark Bähr
Tiago Baldaque
Michal Baurycza (Visualisations)
Frédéric Beaupère (Design Technologies)
Frederik Bojesen
Vincent Bourassa
Caetano Braga da Costa de Bragança
Paul Bréchignac
Alessia Catellani
Emma Chan
Chi-Yan Chan
Sonja Cheng
Massimo Corradi (Design Technologies)
Roy Coupland
Maur Dessauvage
Linxi Dong (Associate)
David Dwars
Dave Edwards
Carlos Higinio Esteban
Blanca García Gardelegui
Pablo Garrido
Luis Gisler
Paula Gonzalez
Christian Hahn
Carsten Happel (Associate)
Adriana Hernández Arteaga
Stefan Ernst Alexander Hörner (Associate)
Simon Hsu
Shusuke Inoue (Design Technologies)
Sara Jiménez Núñez (Design Technologies)
Vasileios Kalisperakis (Visualisations)
Hyun Seok Kang
Ewa Kaszuba
Paul Kath
Thorsten Kemper
Martin Knüsel (Associate)
Rina Ko
Dannes Kok
Daniel Koo
Lap Chi Kwong
Isabel Labrador
John Lau
Victor Lefebvre
María Luisa León Palacios
Richard Leung
Xin Li
Jens Ljunggren
Áron Lőrincz (Visualisations)
Johnny Lui
Becky Luk
Donald Mak (Associate)
Clément Thomas Mathieu
Alfonso Miguel Caballero
Jon Morrison
Helen Ng
Tyler Noblin
Dominik Nüssen (Design Technologies)
Mònica Ors Romagosa (Associate)
Antje Paetz
Martina Palocci
Felipe Pecegueiro Curado
Svetlin Peev
Enrique Peláez
Pedro Peña Jurado
Catia Polido
Steffen Riegas (Design Technologies)
Aleris Rodgers
Eduardo Salgado Mordt
Amro Sallam
Günter Schwob (Workshop)
Iva Smrke (Associate)
Jorge Sotelo de Santiago
Magdalena Stadler
Kai Strehlke (Associate, Design Technologies)
Haotian Tang
Nuria Tejerina
Emma Thomas
Raúl Torres Martín (Visualizations)
Francesco Valente-Gorjup
Maria Vega Lopez
Tess Walraven
Fanny Wong
Human Wu

Facts

Client
West Kowloon Cultural District Authority (WKCDA), West Kowloon Cultural District, Hong Kong
Planning
For the M+ project, Herzog & de Meuron have formed a design team with TFP Farrells as local partner architect and with Arup as an engineering consultant. This global team combines wide international perspective with deep local knowledge of Hong Kong and comprehensive experience in the development of the West Kowloon Cultural District site.
M+ Consultancy JV: Herzog & de Meuron, Basel, Switzerland, TFP Farrells Limited, Hong Kong & Arup, Hong Kong
Design Consultant: Herzog & de Meuron, Basel, Switzerland
Executive Architect: TFP Farrells Limited, Hong Kong
Structural Engineering: Arup, Hong Kong
Mechanical Engineering: Arup, Hong Kong
Electrical Engineering: Arup, Hong Kong
Plumbing & Drainage Engineering: Arup, Hong Kong
Facade Engineering: Arup, Hong Kong
Lighting Engineering: Arup, Hong Kong
Acoustic Consultant: Arup, Hong Kong
Traffic Consultant: Arup, Hong Kong
Specialist / Consulting
Landscape Design: Vogt Landscape Architects AG, Zurich, Switzerland
Facade Media Screen Design: iArt, Basel, Switzerland
Art Storage & Conservation Consultant: Prevart, Zurich, Switzerland
Signage Design: Cartlidge Levene Limited, London, UK
Signage Execution: Atelier Pacific Ltd., Hong Kong
Contractors
Advance Works Contractor: Chun Wo Construction & Engineering Co Ltd, Hong Kong
Foundation Contractor: Bachy Soletanche Group Limited, Hong Kong
Main Works Contractor (until August 2018): Hsin Chong Construction Company Limited, Hong Kong
Management Contractor (from September 2018): Gammon Construction Limited, Hong Kong
Special Collaborators
Architectural Terracotta: Palagio Engineering SRL, Florence, Italy
Cost Consultant: Langdon & Seah Hong Kong (a subsidiary of ARCADIS), Hong Kong
Project Management Consultant: Atkins China Ltd, Hong Kong
Building Data
Site Area: 269'097 sqft, 25'000 sqm
Gross floor area (GFA): 994'584 sqft, 92'400 sqm
Number of levels: 18
Footprint: 154'677 sqft, 14'370 sqm
Length: 426 ft, 130 m
Width: 364 ft, 111 m
Height: 308 ft, 94 m
Links
www.mplus.org
www.wkcda.hk

Bibliography

Luis Fernández-Galiano (Ed.): “Herzog & de Meuron 2003-2019. (Vol.2)“, Madrid, Arquitectura Viva SL, 12.2019.

Luis Fernández-Galiano (Ed.): “Arquitectura Viva Monografias. Herzog & de Meuron 2013-2017.” Vol. No. 191-192, Madrid, Arquitectura Viva SL, 12.2016.

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