Hong Kong West Kowloon Station designed by Andrew Bromberg at Aedas wins Design for Asia Awards

Hong Kong West Kowloon Station designed by Andrew Bromberg at Aedas wins Design for Asia Awards

Hong Kong West Kowloon Station designed by Andrew Bromberg at Aedas received Silver Award at this year’s Design for Asia Awards (DFAA).

Hong Kong West Kowloon Station, terminus to the high speed rail network of Mainland China, is one of the largest below-grade rail terminuses in the world as well as a grand gateway of Hong Kong.

Hong Kong West Kowloon Station designed by Andrew Bromberg at Aedas wins Design for Asia Awards

Sitting on a prominent site immediately adjacent to Victoria Harbour, the design which was highly influenced by civic demand. The interior of the hall is almost like a forest, with leaning steel columns supporting a giant floating roof and lifting up 4,000 glass panels to bring in natural daylight into the building and a glimpse of the city even from the lower levels of the station.

With the walkable rooftop, aligned with hundreds of shrubs and trees native to Hong Kong, Bromberg has managed to introduce altogether six hectares of accessible open space to the densest urban realm in the world. Since its opening in 2018, the station has become an integral part of Hong Kong, profoundly transforming the way people interact with the city.