Projects

The Swire Institute for Marine Sciences (SWIMS)


Client:            The University of Hong Kong
Architect:        Percy Thomas Partnership (HK) Ltd
Engineer:        Wong & Cheng Consulting Engineers Limited
Contract Value:   HK$136 million
Completion Date: Q2 2021
Location:        Cape D’Aguilar, Hong Kong

This site is located within a remote area of Cape D’Aguliar and the logistics is a major consideration.

Works on the existing block involve the installation of an aquarium, the provision of a main laboratory and technician area for marine related research and testing, a molecular laboratory, meeting rooms, and works to the existing drain channels and waterproofing works were carried out on the roof.

Works were carried out in a well-planned sequence to cause minimal disturbance and interruption to minimise disturbance to users.

1 - Swire Institute for Marine Sciences - Aerial View of Site

2 - Swire Institute for Marine Sciences - Aerial View of Site

3 - Swire Institute for Marine Sciences - Exterior View of Site

4 - Swire Institute for Marine Sciences - Exterior View of Site

5 - Swire Institute for Marine Sciences - Exterior View of Site