Benoy is excited to announce that Chengdu International Finance Square (IFS) has won a Grand Award at the Quality Building Awards (QBA) 2016 in Hong Kong.
Chengdu IFS was honoured with the top award within the ‘Best Building Outside Hong Kong (Non-Residential)’ category by the QBA jury. The winners were revealed at a ceremony on 24 June at the JW Marriott Hotel.
The QBA programme is hosted biennially and gives public recognition to buildings with outstanding quality and that have demonstrated excellent teamwork. The awards aim to promote a collective commitment by the building industry to maintain the highest standard of professionalism and competitiveness.
“The competition level and overall quality of nominations were terrific this year,” said QBA 2016 Jury Panel Chairman, Sr HUI Siu Wai, JP. “The entries demonstrated an incredible level of dedication, planning, teamwork and execution that goes into these projects.”
“Benoy is extremely proud to see Chengdu IFS win this prestigious award in Hong Kong. We were very fortunate to work within such a dedicated team and thank each of our partners for their commitment to making this project a success,” said Ferdinand Cheung, Director at Benoy.
Chengdu IFS is Benoy’s landmark development in western China. Conceived as a ‘City within a city’, the 760,000m2integrated development is a world-class, one-stop destination uniting Retail, Dining, Business, Leisure, Entertainment, Culture and Art. The 210,000m2 flagship retail podium is flanked by two premium Grade-A office towers, a 5-Star hotel and high-end residential properties; delivering an innovative mixed-use scheme to the centre of the city.
The Quality Building Awards were established in 2001 and are jointly organised by nine building and construction related professional organisations in Hong Kong.This is the second win for Benoy within the QBA programme, following ION Orchard’s win in the same category in 2010.
• Developer: Wharf China Development Limited
• Architect (Retail): Benoy
• Architect (Towers): Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates
• Execuctive Architect: LWK & Partners (HK) Ltd
• Interior Designer (Retail): Benoy
• Graphic Designer (Retail): Benoy
• Structural and Building Services Engineer: East China Architectural Design & Research Institute Co Ltd (ECADI)
• Size (Retail): 210,000m2
• Size (Mixed-Use GFA): 760,000m2