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+Cassia & Archetype Group Form Strategic Alliance to Expand Their Influence in Asia Pacific!

September 29, 2017

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam: Global design firms +CASSIA and Archetype Group are proud to announce their strategic alliance to design and develop luxury projects around Asia Pacific.+Cassia evolved from a practice established in 1958 which has since 1999 been headed by Architect Editor Jean-Paul Cassia.

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ConstructionPlus Asia News: Mudajaya to build RM118.6 million MRB HQ

Mudajaya Group Bhd clinched a RM118.6mil contract to build the 16-storey Hevea Tower in Sungai Buloh, which is expected to be the Malaysian Rubber Board’s (MRB) corporate headquarters.

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ConstructionPlus Asia News: Employment pass application for foreign workers

Malaysian authorities have changed employment pass application processes for foreign hires in Malaysia’s construction industry.

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BCI Asia Competition Registrations Now Open for 2018!

Registration is now open for the 2018 cycle of BCI Asia’s three competitions!

The 2018 cycle of the popular FuturArc Prize and FuturArc Green Leadership Award, Asia’s leading Green competitions, as well as the Interior Design Awards, are now open for registration and submission! Entrants are encouraged to take the opportunity to showcase their ideas and/or projects, generating awareness towards responsible designs (human, economic, environmental and ethical) and the importance of good design in our society.

FUTURARC PRIZE 2018 INVITES YOU TO IMAGINE A CITY OF BIOPHILIC DELIGHT

Biophilic design, at the scale of a building or a city, integrates natural elements and nature-like qualities into the environment, thereby creating positive feelings and experiences in users, such as calmness and satisfaction. Nature heals and repairs our bodies and minds. It also provides ecosystem services to the city, services like cleaning the air and water that are critical to our survival.

FuturArc Prize 2018 asks you to investigate what is ‘nature’ when it is an integral part of a city.

Please visit www.futurarcprize.com or email prize@futurarc.com for more information.

FUTURARC GREEN LEADERSHIP AWARD 2018 INVITES ENTRIES FOR:

Green projects defined as new, restored, rehabilitated or converted, which must be completed before 31st December 2017.

The projects must be located within Asia or Australia. Entries are invited in six categories:

  1. Residential – Individual Houses
  2. Residential – Multiple Houses
  3. Commercial
  4. Institutional
  5. Urban
  6. Socially-Inclusive Development

Please visit www.futurarcgreenleadershipaward.com or email greenleadershipaward@futurarc.com for more information.

INTERIOR DESIGN AWARDS 2018 INVITES EXCELLENT INTERIOR DESIGNS WITHIN AN URBAN LANDSCAPE

Interiors are such an integral part of one’s living, playing and working experience that the design of an interior space has gone beyond solely aesthetics or function. It is also about crafting a space for occupant comfort and well-being. How a space makes one feel and the impact on one’s health has become as important as how a space looks and functions.

The projects should be based in the following 7 countries:

Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam.

Projects can be entered in the following 7 categories:

  • SCHOOLS: Universities, institutions, learning campuses, kindergartens, colleges
  • HOSPITALITY: Resorts, hotels, motels
  • F&B: Restaurants, cafes, canteens
  • WORKPLACE: Commercial and public offices
  • RESIDENTIAL: Condominiums, bungalows, villas
  • RETAIL: Shops, studios, clubs, shopping malls, supermarkets
  • EXHIBITION: Showrooms, expo, galleries

Concept stage: To be completed on or before 31 December 2018 OR

Completed: 1 January 2016 to 31 December 2018

Please visit www.bciasiaidawards.com or email idawards@bciasia.com for more information.

27-30 October 2017: HKTDC Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Autumn Edition) 2017

Fair Dates : 27-30 October 2017 (Friday- Monday)

Edition : 19th

Venue : 1 Expo Drive, Wanchai, Hong Kong (Harbour Road Entrance)

Opening Hours:

27 – 29 October (Fri–Sun) 9:30am – 7:00pm

30 October (Mon) 9:30am – 4:00pm

Buyer Registration Hours:

27 – 29 October (Fri–Sun) 9:00am-6:30pm

30 October (Mon) 9:00am-2:30pm

Admission : For trade visitors aged 18 or above only.

(Admission Fee is HK$100 per person)

Organiser : Hong Kong Trade Development Council

Sponsor : The Chinese General Chamber of Commerce; The Chinese Manufacturers’ Association of Hong Kong;Federation of Hong Kong Industries; Hong Kong Electrical Appliances Manufacturers Association; The Hong Kong Electronic Industries Association; The Hong Kong Exporters’ Association; The Indian Chamber of Commerce Hong Kong; Trade and Industry Department, HKSAR Government

Major Exhibit Categories :

  • Commercial Lighting
  • Household Lighting
  • LED & Green Lighting
  • Smart Lighting & Solutions
  • Testing & Certification
  • Trade Service & Publication

Special Highlight(s) :

Hall of Aurora

–  A sophisticated environment shows branded products to the best advantage in a handsome setting.

LED & Green Lighting Zone

–  to cater the strong demand for LED, energy-saving and other environmentally friendly products

Official Fair Website: www.hktdc.com/hklightingfairae

27-30 October 2017: HKTDC Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Autumn Edition) 2017

Fair Dates : 27-30 October 2017 (Friday- Monday)

Edition : 19th

Venue : 1 Expo Drive, Wanchai, Hong Kong (Harbour Road Entrance)

Opening Hours:

27 – 29 October (Fri–Sun) 9:30am – 7:00pm

30 October (Mon) 9:30am – 4:00pm

Buyer Registration Hours:

27 – 29 October (Fri–Sun)       9:00am-6:30pm

30 October (Mon)                   9:00am-2:30pm

Admission : For trade visitors aged 18 or above only.

(Admission Fee is HK$100 per person)

Organiser : Hong Kong Trade Development Council

Sponsor : The Chinese General Chamber of Commerce; The Chinese Manufacturers’ Association of Hong Kong;Federation of Hong Kong Industries; Hong Kong Electrical Appliances Manufacturers Association; The Hong Kong Electronic Industries Association; The Hong Kong Exporters’ Association; The Indian Chamber of Commerce Hong Kong; Trade and Industry Department, HKSAR Government

Major Exhibit Categories :

  • Commercial Lighting
  • Household Lighting
  • LED & Green Lighting
  • Smart Lighting & Solutions
  • Testing & Certification
  • Trade Service & Publication

Special Highlight(s) :

Hall of Aurora

–  A sophisticated environment shows branded products to the best advantage in a handsome setting.

LED & Green Lighting Zone

–  to cater the strong demand for LED, energy-saving and other environmentally friendly products

Official Fair Website: www.hktdc.com/hklightingfairae

26 – 29 October 2017: Eco Expo Asia 2017

Event Date : 26 – 29 October 2017
Venue : AsiaWorld-Expo, Hong Kong International Airport, Lantau, Hong Kong
Organisers : Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd, Hong Kong Trade Development Council
Co-organiser : Environment Bureau, The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region

With over a decade of solid experience, Eco Expo Asia is a prominent trading platform for environmentally conscious businesses in Asia. Co-organised by the Environment Bureau, the event receives strong support from Hong Kong, the Chinese mainland, international government authorities and industry associations. It provides B2G and B2B opportunities for exhibitors to expand their market reach and showcase cutting-edge environmental protection technologies, solutions and products. Last year, the show welcomed a record-breaking 325 exhibitors and received 13,458 visitors from 107 countries and regions.

Highlighted product categories:

  • Green Buildings and Energy Efficiency
  • Green Transportation
  • Waste Management and Recycling
  • Water Treatment and Quality Management

Target Buyers:

  • Government policy makers, urban planners and related NGOs
  • Manufacturers, designers, engineers looking for eco-friendly solutions to their production process and products
  • Chain stores, retailers, courier companies looking for eco-friendly packaging materials
  • Land developers looking for ecological landscape and construction designs
  • Consulting Engineers, architects and surveyors
  • Cleaning companies and management companies
  • Corporate executives

For more information, please contact:

Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd
Ms Dominique Kwan/ Ms Jenny Leung
Phone: +852 2238 9903/ 2238 9929
Email: ecoexpo@hongkong.messefrankfurt.com
Website: www.ecoexpoasia.com/ex/65

 

3 November 2017: BCI Equinox Singapore

Date: 3 November 2017
Time: 6.00pm – 9.00pm
Venue: Flower Dome – Flower Field Hall @ Gardens by the Bay

BCI Equinox is a series of evening boutique exhibitions held across Asia designed to connect architects, interior designers and design specifiers with product suppliers.

Unlike the larger tradeshows and exhibitions, the more intimate and relaxed environment of BCI Equinox means specifiers can easily engage with suppliers and manufacturers over drinks and canapés whilst discovering the latest in new building product innovations.

  • Free for architects, interior designers and design specifiers to attend
  • Held in major cities across Asia: Singapore, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia and Indonesia
  • Each event runs for 2 to 3 hours
  • Features a variety of exhibitors
  • Drinks and canapés are provided throughout the event
  • Entertainment – for added fun, at each event we like to include something different in the form of entertainment to keep our guests guessing. This could be a dazzling light show or an unsuspecting flash mob – you won’t know until you go.

To see what BCI Equinox is like, click here to see our time lapse video from an Equinox event in Australia.

Registration is free and easy – simply click here to register your attendance today.

13 October 2017: BCI Interchange Session City Series-Makassar, Indonesia

27 October 2017: BCI Interchange Session City Series-Denpasar, Indonesia