April 7, 2012

New Wan Chai Ferry Pier and Helipad


source CEED Hong Kong Development

This project in Hong Kong proposes a ferry pier and helipad on the new Wan Chai waterfront. With the commercial backdrop the new ferry pier would service both the east and the west. The new government helipad would also be shared by commercial helicopters which is located near Golden Bauhinia Square.


Ferry Pier


source CEED Hong Kong Development
 
Main Design Ideas

  • Public landscaped observation deck with covering providing views
  • Abstract "wall-tree" pattern with open pier design to bring in natural ventilation through permeability and enhance the waterfront 
source CEED Hong Kong Development


Helipad

source CEED Hong Kong Development

 Main Design Ideas
  • The fa├žade of the two-story terminal building will be covered with glazed cladding embedded with a "wall-tree" pattern representing the history of Wan Chai area
  • Green roof will enhance the natural elements of the waterfront
  • Noise barrier will be decorated with abstract "wall-tree" graphic
 
source CEED Hong Kong Development

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