Art meets design in Hong Kong

The Victoria Dockside (above, far left and left) aims to be a modern art and design district.
The Victoria Dockside (above) aims to be a modern art and design district.PHOTO: NYTIMES
The Victoria Dockside (above, far left and left) aims to be a modern art and design district.
The Victoria Dockside (above) aims to be a modern art and design district.PHOTO: NYTIMES

Besides a shopping complex, offices and a hotel, the $3.6-billion Victoria Dockside will also have space for cultural events and plenty of greenery

HONG KONG • San Francisco has Fisherman's Wharf. Sydney has the Opera House. By next year, Hong Kong will have Victoria Dockside.

New World Development is revamping part of an ageing waterfront in Hong Kong into a modern art and design district, mixing retail, residential and commercial interests.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 30, 2018, with the headline 'Art meets design in Hong Kong'. Print Edition | Subscribe