Lan Kwai Fong Mainland China Projects Winning Major Architecture Awards
Lan Kwai Fong Group continues to build premium and innovative property projects across Mainland’s major cities and is pleased to announce that it has reaped major architecture awards.
Shanghai DreamCenter, a dynamic collaboration with DreamWorks Animation, China Media Capital and China Development Bank, won the top prize for Best Chinese Futura Mega Project at the 2014 MIPIM Asia Awards held last night. The expert jury, headed by Nicholas J. LOUP, Chief Executive of Grosvenor Asia Pacific, and composed of 17 industry experts, examined 126 projects from 13 countries and shortlisted three projects in each of 11 competition categories. Shanghai DreamCenter beat out the Kunming Jungfa Dongfeng Square and Mapletree Business City & Vivocity.
On November 20th, 2014, Lan Kwai Fong Wuxi, a joint collaboration with Taihu New City and Mission Hills Lan Kwai Fong Haikou, a joint venture with Mission Hills, both won the “Highly Commended Award” at the inaugural China Property Awards 2014 for Best Commercial Development (East China) and Best Mixed-Use Development (South China) respectively. Led by Ivan Ko, Chairman of the China Real Estate Chamber of Commerce Hong Kong Chapter, the 10 expert jury shortlisted outstanding projects in 24 categories honouring the country’s best developments and developers.
Dr Allan Zeman, Chairman of Lan Kwai Fong Group, said “It is a real honour to gain such recognition and industry praise for our projects across Mainland China, especially from the distinguished panels of Asia’s property experts. China is ready to unleash its power and potential on innovative architecture and Lan Kwai Fong will continue to set trends and bring creative lifestyle property developments to Haikou, Wuxi, Shanghai and other cities “
DreamCenter, due to open in 2018, is the shining landmark of Huangpu River, Shanghai Xuhui District — is the leading element of the “West Bund Media Port” project, a vibrant cultural hub that will inspire a new generation. One of the largest cultural investment projects in China,
DreamCenter will bring an integrated cultural & lifestyle landmark featuring world class entertainment, international performing arts, premium restaurants & bars, fashionable retail and creative media.
The Lan Kwai Fong Wuxi project is located at the heart of the Taihu New City, and is set to open in 2016. The 168,000sqm all-day & all-night destination comprises fashion & lifestyle retail, world-class restaurants & bars, leisure facilities such as multiplex cinema & karaoke and the hottest clubs & parties in town. The inspirational architecture from Benoy and artwork throughout will establish an iconic setting, while the open plazas and regular events & festivals will ensure there is always something going on.
Mission Hills Lan Kwai Fong Haikou, opening in 2015, is set to become Asia’s new tropical tourism destination offering the best of leisure in day time and the best of entertainment at night time. Featuring four key zones, ‘Fashion Avenue’, ‘Lan Kwai Fong Entertainment Zone, China Grove and Quarry Lake, the 240,000 sqm project is a joint collaboration between Lan Kwai Fong Group and the World’s leading Golf Club, Mission Hills. With open air mixed retail shopping, daily water symphony shows at the signature Quarry Lake, luxury brands, exciting F&B and local ethnic elements, Mission Hills Lan Kwai Fong Haikou will bring many fresh surprises to Hainan.
About Lan Kwai Fong Group
Lan Kwai Fong Group is a dynamic company involved in diverse sectors in Hong Kong as well as major cities in Mainland China & throughout Asia. The core of the business involves property acquisition, development, operations and management for commercial leisure & entertainment use. The Group’s ventures in Hong Kong and Mainland China include Lan Kwai Fong Chengdu (opened in 2010), California Tower (opening in 2015), Mission Hills Lan Kwai Fong Haikou on Hainan island, Lan Kwai Fong Wuxi in Taihu New City and the Group’s latest project Shanghai DreamCenter.
About MIPIM Asia Awards
The MIPIM Asia Awards recognise the property industry’s best and brightest, rewarding innovation and achievement in a variety of fields. After selection by a prestigious jury and a vote by MIPIM Asia delegates, winners are awarded Gold, Silver and Bronze recognition during the MIPIM Asia Awards Gala Dinner.
About China Property Awards
The inaugural China Property Awards recognise the best in the Chinese real estate industry. It is a joint venture between Ensign Media, publisher of Property Report magazine and Perspective Magazine, which is published in Hong Kong and has organised the Perspective Awards to recognise excellence in design for the past 10 years.