High Speed Rail West Kowloon Terminus


Project Background

The landmark project atop High Speed Rail West Kowloon Terminus, which provides 2.6 million square feet of office premises and some 600,000 square feet of retail space. Strategically located, it sits atop Hong Kong’s only High-Speed Rail station, and adjoins the Airport Express Line, and connects to three other MTR lines, giving it unparalleled connectivity with major mainland cities and other parts of the world. It also enjoys the distinct advantage of being next to the West Kowloon Cultural District. All these are set to turn the district into a commercial, retail, cultural, entertainment, and transportation hub in Hong Kong and the Greater Bay Area. 

The project is designed by world famous Architects, will be one of the most sustainable and environmentally-friendly buildings in the world, set to obtain six major green and WELL building certifications*. Featuring plenty of green and wellness elements, the project will provide a large scale of open space, including an outdoor observation deck open to the public. The project will also be connected by a 1.5-kilometre-long walkway which will link up Jordan and Yaumatei with the West Kowloon waterfront. 

The project is expected to be completed by 2025.


* The six green building certifications are: 

Pre-certification acquired:

• LEED – Core and Shell v4: Platinum

• WELL – Core v2 (Target rating: Platinum)

Certification in progress with target rating:

• HK BEAM Plus – New Building v2.0: Platinum

• BREEAM – Core and Shell v6.0: Excellent

• China Green Building Label: 3 star

• China Healthy Building Label: 3 star

Project Features

  1. The main grade-A office building with a storey height of 4.2m uses SRC and prestressing technology in its structure, and the main structure uses GETO aluminum formwork for construction.
  2. The GETO aluminum formwork is combined with the buckle support frame for construction, and the combination with new technologies and processes such as SRC and prestressing is considered, which demonstrates GETO’s strong technical team, modern formwork techniques and high-quality aluminum formwork.
High Speed Rail West Kowloon Terminus
High Speed Rail West Kowloon Terminus


Published: Jan 17, 2023

Last published: Dec 30, 2022