Hong Kong - The Hong Kong Government has awarded the Hong Kong Permanent Planning and Infrastructure Gallery Exhibition to Hypsos in . The impressive new project is for the supply, fabrication and installation of new exhibits in the City Hall Annex, currently undergoing a major renovation to house the exhibition.
The Hong Kong Government intends to display and share the history of development in and future major planning proposals and infrastructure projects with the public. The exhibition will show new developments and create understanding of how grew into one of the world’s most vibrant cities. The exhibition, designed by MET Studio and their jv partners The Oval Partnership, is scheduled to open in the Fall of 2011 and will cover four floors of the City Hall Annex building.
The City Hall complex has a long history as one of ’s prominent centres of culture and the arts. From its vantage point overlooking ’s spectacular , it embodies a history of important cultural events synonymous with the development of local culture. As a venue for important ceremonies and celebrations, it once housed the first public library and art museum in and is an ideal location to house an exhibition of this high caliber.
Important topics of the exhibition include Historical Development, The Strategic Picture, Transportation and Communications, Sustainable Development, Living Environment, and Next Century.
Through creative use of multimedia and a vivid mix of iconic imagery and materials, the exhibition will provide a valuable venue for ongoing consideration of local development issues and an explanatory platform for understanding how grew from a small fishing community into one of the world’s great cities. Vincent Boender, general manager of Hypsos in Hong Kong states “Hypsos looks forward to the challenge of presenting topical subject matter in engaging ways, delivered with professionalism and showcased in high quality construction that will serve as a proud symbol of Hong Kong.”
Hypsos in is engaged in design, creative development, quality fabrication and timely installation of challenging projects for museums, exhibitions, science centers and visitor attractions. Hypsos in is part of the Hypsos Group, an international comprehensive collection of companies realizing world-class projects focusing on 3D communication. The brand store Heineken the City in , the Picasso exhibition in and the Johnson & Johnson Pavilion at the Olympic Games in are only a few examples of our creativity and craftsmanship worldwide. Locally, Hypsos has created and executed projects such as the Hong Kong EMSD Information Centre, the Hong Kong Heritage Discovery Centre and leisure projects such as the Manchester United Experience in Macau and interpretive elements for the Panda Experience at .
Contact Vincent Boender in Hong Kong for more information about this project Tel.: +852 2195 1424, email: or Tim Anderson of Hypsos in London, Tel. +44 207 7499400. Visit our website for more examples of Hypsos projects.