Bing Thom Architects selected for University of Chicago Center in Hong Kong

November 15, 2013

Internationally renowned Bing Thom Architects has been chosen to lead the design of the University of Chicago’s Center in Hong Kong, which will be the home of the relocated Chicago Booth Asia Executive MBA Program and other University programs.

With offices in Hong Kong and Vancouver, Bing Thom Architects was selected from an international pool of 12 firms. The Architect Selection Committee—led by Chicago Booth Dean Sunil Kumar and including trustees, faculty and University officials—cited the firm’s international experience, sensitivity to heritage, familiarity with Hong Kong and commitment to supporting the University’s academic programs.

“We are delighted to have in Bing Thom a highly celebrated and visionary architect to design our center at Mount Davis, the new home for the Chicago Booth Asia Executive MBA Program,” Kumar said. “With a breadth of experience in designing award-winning cultural and institutional projects worldwide, including Hong Kong, Bing Thom has a particular understanding of the local culture and history of the site. We are confident that Bing Thom will design a world-class, iconic and truly functional building.” More…

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