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1 West Kowloon Cultural District Development Plan Project Consultant Presentation 20 July 2009

2 Company Profile – Mott MacDonald  Practicing globally using a professional multidisciplinary resource base.  Numerous major and award-winning development projects.  Wide range of infrastructure development projects in the West Kowloon Reclamation area since the 1990s.  Multidisciplinary detailed design and construction supervision of roads, utilities, drainage, sewerage, pumping stations, reprovisioning of marine facilities and landscaping.  Comprehensive detailed design services including structural, geotechnical, civil and building services Gateshead Sage, UK Vista, Singapore Tsing Ma Bridge, HK Wembley, UK West Kowloon Reclamation, HK HKUST Campus Development, HK

3 Vision for the WKCD  To meet the needs of Hong Kong’s modern knowledge based economy  To develop the territory into a global cultural hub which fosters and nourishes new and emerging talent  Fantastic opportunity for everyone to contribute towards the collective planning of the WKCD  WKCD to fit seamlessly into the surrounding neighbourhoods and Hong Kong as a whole

4 WKCD Inspiring the Elevation of Hong Kong To develop a unique, world class arts and cultural district in WKCD The development the city's arts & cultural scene will be seen as an enrichment of the city’s unique cultural heritage Currently Hong Kong probably better known globally as a mecca for both finance and shopping rather than for arts and culture Limitless opportunities to foster creativity To elevate Hong Kong to the forefront of global arts & cultural focus

5 Core Team Members and Skills K M Yeung (Project Director) Mott MacDonald HK Ltd - Managing Director Over 30 years experience as a professional Civil and Structural Engineer in Hong Kong, Singapore and Canada Wide spectrum of the civil and structural professions Project Director for numerous feasibility studies, design, construction and project management of infrastructure projects. Selected Infrastructure development projects include: - North Lantau New Town - Infrastructure development in the West Kowloon Area - WSD Fresh Water Submarine & Land Supply Main between West Kowloon and Sai Ying Pun - Lok Ma Chau Railway Terminus - Drainage Master Plan in Yuen Long and North Districts - Central Kowloon Route

6 Core Team Members and Skills David J Mepham (Project Manager) Mott MacDonald HK Ltd – Divisional Director Extensive experience of managing multi-disciplinary civil and structural projects in design and construction spanning over 25 years in Hong Kong Particularly skilled in projects that demand a high level of co- ordination between engineering & architectural disciplines and end-users such as Airport Authority and Railway Corporations Numerous major projects include: - Technical Advisor to CEDD for WKCD - Lok Ma Chau Railway Terminus - HK International Airport Terminals T1, T2, Skyplaza and Skypier - North Lantau Development - Airport 3 rd Runway Study

7 Global leader in the design and planning of innovative performing arts facilities Unique multi-disciplinary process leading to holistic design and planning solutions that has led to industry leading results in superlative audience experience, acoustics and operational functionality In-house expertise in Live Operations Planning, Auditorium Design, Technical Facility Planning, and the Design and Planning of Specialized Performance Equipment Systems Wide range of completed and on-going projects in Asia, Europe, the Middle East, North and South America Company Profile – Artec & IMG Artists West Kowloon Reclamation

8 Core Team Members and Skills Tateo Nakajima - Partner, Artec Consultants Inc Team Leader Principal Auditorium Designer, Auditorium Acoustics, Theatre Planning Project Director for projects ranging from drama and pop music theatres and arenas to opera/lyric theatres, concert halls and educational venues Ian Smallbone - Vice-President, IMG Artists Live Operations and Business Planning for Performing Arts Venues

9 Core Team Members and Skills Ed Arenius - Partner, Partner, Artec Consultants Inc Principal Auditorium Designer, Theatre Planning, Specialised Performance Equipment Systems Project Director for projects ranging from drama and pop music theatres and arenas to opera/lyric theatres, concert halls and educational venues

10 Largest Museum Planning Firm in the World with an international reputation for excellence Successful completion of over 1,700 museum planning assignments in 45 countries International Presence and Best Practice with offices located in Toronto, New York, San Francisco, Paris, Vienna, Madrid, Bahrain, Beijing and project offices including Hong Kong Authors of the definitive manuals in Museum Planning, Management, Exhibitions, Strategic Planning and Museum Learning Saadiyat Island Cultural District, Abu Dhabi Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao, Spain National Palace Museum, Southern Branch, Chiayi County, Taiwan Hong Kong Heritage Museum, Hong Kong Company Profile – Lord Cultural Resources

11 A world leading museum planner with over 40 years of experience in the management and planning of museums and galleries Expert on Master Plans, Feasibility Studies, Functional Briefs or Programs and Facility Strategies for museums Directed hundreds of projects for museums around the world Frequent speaker at international conferences Core People and Skills Project Leader - Facility Planning Registered architect Over 25 years of international professional and management experience Expert at facility planning for cultural facilities Experience in complex large-scale cultural projects Project Manager (Hong Kong) Over 30 years of experience in all areas of cultural resource policy, management and planning Highly detailed approach towards the needs of an institution, its management and operations, the material resources and the visitor Expert in management of major art and museum exhibitions Catharine Tanner - Vice President Barry Lord - Founder & President Chuck Sutyla – Preferred Partner

12 Cultural District Examples Melbourne Southbank Cultural Precinct and Federation Square Singapore Esplanade- Theatres on the Bay and Empress Place Historic Cluster London Southbank Area Melbourne Southbank Cultural Precinct and Federation Square Dallas Arts DistrictMontreal Quartier des Spectacles Chicago Millenium Park and Arts DistrictSingapore Esplanade- Theatres on the Bay and Empress Place Historic Cluster

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