NEWS: Herzog & de Meuron Wins M+ Commission

ArtAsiaPacific
Jul 5, 2013 4:51AM

The building design team for M+, the museum for visual culture at the embryonic West Kowloon Cultural District (WKCD), Hong Kong, was announced on 28 June. Swiss practice Herzog & de Meuron—already engaged in transforming Hong Kong’s Central Police Station into a multipurpose cultural center—were unanimously selected by the jury to design the vast 60,000-square-meter venue. The “Hong Kong partner architect” will be local firm TFP Farrells—an offshoot established in 1991 by the British architect Terry Farrell—which has previously handled the adjoining Kowloon Station Development.

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