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King George V School Performing Arts Block Building Tour

Date/Time
Date(s) - 18/06/2016
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Location
King George V School
Address
2 Tin Kwong Road,

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KGV
http://www.aiahk.org/wp-admin/edit.phpThe King George V School Performing Arts Block is a 2014 AIA Hong Kong award-winning project by Ronald Lu & Partners.

The building embraces a majestic 18m-high Banyan tree in the form of the student canteen, which occupies the lower two storeys of the new block. An amphitheatre was carefully designed around the tree, allowing space to flow from the Performing Tree Deck up to the first floor of the outdoor patio, providing a seamless connection to the open grounds of the main campus. Balconies outside the music and drama studios on each floor function as breakout spaces and performing pods while overlooking the tree and the performance deck below.

Red, yellow and blue coloured fa├žades make reference to abstract expressionism and add vibrancy to the campus, while a horizontal brise soleil shields the inhabitants from the intense southern sun

Guide – Kay Choy
Director, Ronald Lu & Partners

Kay Choy has been applying her planning and design skills to projects that are vastly different from each other for many years. Her versatility is reflected by a portfolio that includes large-scale comprehensive developments; luxury residences; institutional projects; housing for the elderly; and hotels.


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