Airside is a mixed-use commercial development located in the former Kai Tak airport site that will become a new Hong Kong CBD 2.0 landmark. The design was inspired by a fusion of natural elements, historic structure and contemporary urban spaces in Hong Kong.

Designed by Snøhetta under the commission of Nan Fung Group, this flagship project comprises of a 47-storey mixed-used development building including over 30-storey Grade A office and a multi-storey retail complex with an interconnected underground shopping street and integrated public transport interchanges.

Situated at the heart of the Hong Kong’s CBD 2.0, Airside’s high development will be the tallest building in Kai Tak and offers unparalleled views of Victoria Harbour with one of the largest floor plates in the city. The development manifests Hong Kong’s contemporary urban metabolism through showcasing experiential retail and leisure spaces, while its sky-high neighbourhood will be a significant anchor of commercial development.

The vertical neighbourhood will connect like-minded individuals to embrace work, life and well-being. On the other hand, the authentic streetscape will act to host an array of cultural and entertainment events, allowing for a change of pace, offering a chance for people to pause and for new perspectives to be developed in the urban everyday lives.

This project embraces a new urban lifestyle concept of wholeness, inviting the community to gather at a place and connect to the nature. It offers visitors access to generous public spaces and green gardens through a series of exterior plazas and roof top gardens, complemented by view of Victoria Harbour and… more

Project Title
Kai Tak, Hong Kong
Status of Construction
Under construction
Expected Completion
Q4 2022
Site Area
1.7 hectare
Gross Floor Area
177,000 square metres, including: 112,000 square metres of Grade A office; and 65,000 square metres of Retail
Building Height
200 metres; Consist of 47 storey of mixed-used development building, including an over 30-storey Grade A office and a multi-storey retail complex
Nan Fung Group
Design Architecture Firm
Executive Architecture Firm
Ronald Lu & Partners (Hong Kong) Ltd.
Interior Design Firm
Executive Interior Design Firm
Ronald Lu & Partners (Hong Kong) Ltd.
Civil & Structural Engineer
Ove Arup & Partners Hong Kong Ltd.
Mechanical & Electrical Engineer
Retail Podium & Basement: Ove Arup & Partners Hong Kong Ltd.; Office Tower: J. Roger Preston Limited
Quantity Surveyor
Arcadis Hong Kong Limited
Lighting Consultant
Lighting Planners Associates (Hong Kong) Ltd.
Landscape Architect
Executive Landscape Architect
Urbis Limited
Green Building Consultant
Ove Arup & Partners Hong Kong Ltd.
Main Contractor
Hip Hing Construction Co. Ltd.
Interior Fit-Out Contractor
Retail Podium & Basement: Plan In Interior & Contracting Co. Ltd.; Office Tower: Sundart Timber Products Co. Ltd.
Nan Fung Group