Part of the massive Hong Kong Zhuhai-Macao Bridge (HZMB) project, Dragages Hong Kong and VSL have been joining hands to design and construct this 9.4-km long dual three-lane viaduct section. Upon the completion of this new land transport link, commuters will take only some 45 minutes to reach Zhuhai from the Hong Kong Airport – compared to […]
Monday October 30th, 2017
Biotope: future head office for the EMA in Lille?
The project conceived by Danish architects Henning Larsen and Lille-based architecture firm Keurkhas been chosen to host the European Medicines Agency (EMA) in the event of the success of the Lille candidacy. Linkcity and Bouygues Bâtiment Nord-Est are leading the consortium and are ready to begin construction if they get the green light.They’ll find out on 20 November.
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