SEARCH

The New Water World of Ocean Park

by Simon Yuen on Nov 11, 2015 in Architecture
Share on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterShare on Google+Share on Sina WeiboShare on Tencent WeiboEmail this to someone

Ocean Park, Hong Kong, has recently announced that their new Water World will be completed in 2018

Demolished in 1999, the old Water World was cherished by Hong Kong people but they can enjoy their good memories again in the second half of 2018 as Ocean Park has announced the new Water World will be completed in three years time.

zblMbxtE2cZv77XmzfXH2HUSeTYRqKrmMu5rr06ukDA

At the recent ground breaking ceremony, the company said that the new Water World will occupy 693,000 sq-m – more than twice the size of the previous edition – and will accommodate up to 10,500 visitors per day. The design of this attraction features a series of terraced platforms along the hillside facing the South China Sea, blending with the natural terrain with extensive vegetation and green roofs. As it is along the hillside, the gradient enables Ocean Park to build gigantic water slides without extensive supporting structures.

fwixPJ_-61HVhmVwoUotbrNRcvxtoFoDd8--xC6WCIo

To blend indoor and outdoor areas, a large operable pivot door design on the curtain wall system will be constructed to provide natural ventilation. Water World will have 27 indoor and outdoor facilities in total including a surf rider, two wave pools, nine water slides and one infinity pool.

, , , , , , ,

Recent Posts

  • Valley XL Rendering

    Valley XL


    The first details of Valley XL, a major new cultural development project in China, have been unveiled

    Posted on Jul 17, 2018
    View
  • Photo: Philippe Ruault

    Architecture as emotion


    Italian architect Massimiliano Fuksas talks about his inspirations, how buildings can be works of art and how the design process can be an emotional one

    Posted on Jul 9, 2018
    View
  • 2396_FP655711

    Bamboo apple


    Foster + Partners reveals completion of all new Apple Cotai Central store with the design conceptualised as a 'paper lantern'

    Posted on Jul 4, 2018
    View
  • ADT-graphic-1

    Meet the judges


    To be the best, you’ve got to be assessed by the best – introducing the 2018 A&D Trophy Awards judging panel

    Posted on Jul 3, 2018
    View
Top