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ARCHITECTURE MERIT

ASIA SOCIETY HONG KONG CENTER
TOD WILLIAMS BILLIE TSIEN ARCHITECTS | PARTNERS
HONG KONG, CHINA

Michael Moran/OTTO

Four derelict British colonial military structures from the mid-19th
and early 20th centuries sat abandoned on a three-acre area, covered
with rainforest overgrowth. While searching for a permanent home
for its center in the 1990s, the Asia Society Hong Kong discovered the
location. One of the few remaining British military sites, and thus
a tangible link to Hong Kong's past, the space was granted to the society by the government for preservation and adaptive reuse.
The old buildings sit on two sites divided by a riverbed. Located
at the upper site are three heritage buildings the British once used to
manufacture and store munitions. The buildings are separated by two
large stone-walled earth berms built to deter explosions. What was
formerly known as Magazine A has been restored and is now a modern
exhibition space. The old laboratory contains offices and small meeting/
reception rooms, and Magazine B has been transformed into a 100-seat
theater. On the lower site, a structure built in the 1940s is used for
administrative space. A new 10,170-square-foot, two-story pavilion
floats above and serves as the complex's entrance. Clad in dark green
stone, the pavilion contains a multifunction hall called the Jockey Club,
visitor amenities, a gift shop, and a restaurant. An exterior stair leads to
the pavilion's roof terrace, which is perhaps the most public of all the
fa├žades, since it is frequently visited and is widely viewed by people in
the surrounding skyscrapers. An angled, two-story, cast-in-place covered footbridge, inspired by those found in traditional Chinese gardens,
extends from the terrace. As it zigzags through an endangered wildlife
habitat, the bridge links the new pavilion to the old buildings.

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Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects | Partners
Design Team
Tod Williams, FAIA, Billie Tsien, AIA, William Vincent,
Robin Blodgett, Johnny Cho, David Later, Aurelie
Paradiso, Miriam Petersen, John Skillern, Elisa
Testa, Jennifer Turner, Mathieu Verougstraete
Collaborators
AGC Design, Associated Architects, Severud
Associates, Altieri Sebor Weber, J. Roger Preston,
Ove Arup & Partners, ADI Limited, Hip Hing
Construction, Yearfull Contracting, Acoustic
Dimensions, Architectural Resources Group, Ivan C.C.
Ho, Axis Group Limited, Construction Specifications,
Langdon & Seah, Dan Euser Waterarchitecture,
Fisher Dachs Associates, Walker and Zanger



Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Oculus - Summer 2017 Design Awards

Letter from the President
Introduction
Best in Competition
De Maria Pavilion
Main: East Side Lofts
INTERIORS Honor
The Met Breuer
PROJECTS Honor
Re-Envisioning Branch Libraries Design Study
The Gowanus Canal Sponge Park Pilot
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Oculus - Summer 2017 Design Awards - Introduction
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