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21feb2018

Seminar - Building Our Underground City

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The Faculty of Science and Technology, THEi organized a successful seminar on the topic of “Building Our Underground City” on 7th February 2018, which attracted more than 200 engineering students and professionals from the industry. This technical seminar was conducted by Ir James SZE, Director of Arup Group Limited (also the Immediate Past Chairman of the Geotechnical Division of HKIE).

 

The talk explored the history of how Hong Kong has successfully implemented over 600km of tunnels and how underground shopping and pedestrian linkages have built a metro system that is renowned in the world. James also helped the audiences to look into the future and see how our urban landscape may need to develop further and to remain competitive in the global and Asian settings.