Nurturing the Young –

Innovation for Sustainability

Events and Activities

Technical visit to six Footbridges in Shenzhen Futian

Date, time & venue 
2012-12-15;1:15pm - 5:45pm;Shenzhen Futian (Assembly place to be advised)


Programme Highlights

Twenty existing footbridges were transformed by contemporary architecture facelifts in the vibrant city of Shenzhen. The bridges, located across the city near the two main arteries namely the Shenzhen Boulevard and Bin He Road, was closely studied for their “natural identity” in each of their respective surrounding and environment. The unique “personality created for such bridges together conjure a new cityscape that speaks the multifaceted aspects of the urban context. The visitors will attend a briefing at the local design institute office and then visit six footbridges with further details on the construction challenges to be introduced by the Hong Kong Project Architect and the mainland Design Engineer on site.



Registration & Enquiries

This visit is free of charge and prior registration is required.

For registration please complete it on-line by clicking the button at bottom (on-line registration will be activated by 6:30pm 7 December 2012).


The number of participants is limited to 35. Priority will be given to members of Civil Division and only successful applicants will be notified by email on or before 13 December 2012.


For enquiries, please contact Ir Victor LO at Tel: 9828 4864.

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