Arup to design Hong Kong’s first smart city district

07 Mar 2016

Arup has been appointed for the feasibility study on developing Hong Kong’s first smart city district.

This is a flagship project and the first-of-its-kind in Hong Kong, following the Government’s visionary strategy to develop Hong Kong into a leading digital city.  It will seek ways to transform Kowloon East, an old district including the decommissioned Kai Tak Airport and the surrounding industrial areas, into a new sustainable CBD to support economic growth and strengthen the city’s global competitiveness. 

As the lead consultant of this 18-month feasibility study, our tasks include formulating a smart city framework, proof of concept trials, implementation strategy, business model; and advising on a centralised digital infrastructure and cyber security to support internet of things (IoT) and big data application. Our team will be supported by IT experts including IBM and Ericsson.

For more information, please visit http://www.ekeo.gov.hk/en/smart_city/index.html.

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Contacts

Jenny Ho
Level 5, Festival Walk 80 Tat Chee Avenue Kowloon Tong Kowloon Hong Kong

T+852 2268 3488

Easia-press@arup.com

  • Kowloon East is Hong Kong’s first pilot area for developing a smart city.