Code : 2022155
Event Name : Site Visit to HKUST Shaw Auditorium
CPD Code : Formal Events
Speaker : Mr. Sam Tsen, Project Manager of HKUST Campus Development Office
Mr. Ivan Chan, Technical Director, Building MEP, WSP
Mr. KK Kwok, Senior Consultant, Marshall Day Acoustic
Event Date : 2022-11-12
Event Time : 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon.
Registration Closing Date : 2022-11-10
CPD Hour(s) : 2
Venue : Shaw Auditorium, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, New Territories
Division : PDD
Organizer : Planning & Development Division
Fee : HK$150 for probationer and student member, HK$200 for full-member and associate member; HK$250 for non-member
Priority : HKIS members (First-come-first-served); Quota: 25 people
Language : Cantonese supplemented by English
Details :

Shaw Auditorium is a 4-storey high brand new auditorium building of the HKUST which offer a great place for learning and gathering for the university. As a new landmark of HKUST, its beautiful architecture designed by Henning Larsen Architects had an aesthetic elliptical shape with extensive cantilevered structure and state-of the-art details.

The Shaw Auditorium had a high atrium headroom and excellent acoustic design. The flexible configuration of the multi-purpose auditorium with retractable seating and lifting platform at the center of the hall allow it to be an art and culture hub for wide range of activities and events like music performance, exhibition and drama show etc.

The unique design of the building massing and balcony overhang emphasizes the urban ventilation and sun-shading, which allow the building to have significant saving in energy consumption and achieve sustainability. The Shaw Auditorium also adopt environmentally-friendly design for the indoor air quality, the use of rapidly renewable material and high greenery coverage to achieve the BEAM Plus Platinum grade.

Before the guided tour, visitors will be briefed on the design of the Shaw Auditorium in terms of its unique architectural, building services and acoustic design. A site tour would be held afterwards to guide visitors to the Shaw Auditorium.



The gathering point is at Door C1 of the Shaw auditorium near South gate entrance of the HKUST at 9:45 am ( for Visit Guide to HKUST Shaw Auditorium_2022155.pdf). Participants can ride green mini-bus at Hang Hau MTR Station.

Remarks :

1. Online registration is not accepted for this CPD event. First-come-first-served with duly completed Reservation Form and Declaration Form.

2. Successful registrants will not receive an email confirmation and the event details UNLESS completing the Declaration Form.

3. All participants will be asked to wear masks during the visit, maintain social distance and comply with the latest regulations regarding prohibition on group gathering.

4. All participants are required take a Rapid Antigen Test with negative result on the day of the visit.

5. All participating members shall arrange their own transport to the venue.

6. While HKIS will arrange for insurance policy (COVID-19 and/or pandemics are excluded) for the participants, members may consider taking out their own insurance policy to cover their own risks.

7. Claims related to COVID-19 and/or pandemics are excluded under the insurance policy procured by the HKIS.

8. Latecomers will NOT be picked up and will NOT be allowed to join the visit.

9. All participants are required to complete the campus access pre-registration by 9 November 2022 and send the completed form to HKIS Secretariat by email at [email protected].

Payment : HKD 200
Face-to-Face/Zoom : Face-to-Face