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Marine World Substation No.1

PROFESSIONAL WORK 2011
Industrial / Commercial – Power Supply Substation

 

ARCHITECTURAL TEAM
David S.K. Au & Associates Ltd. (Joseph Chi, Vicky Lau, Kelvin Hiew, Jane Wan)

 

CLIENT
Ocean Park Corporation (OPC)

 

ABSTRACT
Ocean Park Corporation (OPC)  plans to construct a new substation and a power supply network for the Marine World to cope with the new 22kV power supply system and replace the existing 11kV power supply system. The new substation would include a Transformer room for holding 4 nos. of Hong Kong Electric (HEC) 1500kVA transformers, a LV switchroom and a HV switchroom.

 

 

MY RESPONSIBILITIES
_ Follow up with the exterior design
_ Prepare presentational drawings
_ Prepare technical drawings and specifications with relevant information
_ Assist in producing tender documents
_ Research materials and contact suppliers

 

DESIGN CONCEPT
This building structure is intended to be in harmony with the natural envirnoment. The building exterior is defined by sets of extruded horizontal timber fins feature, against the long vertical columns and aluminum strips extended up to the building facade. Such arrangement would provide the building facade with great attention to detail, responding also to the rich source of natural surroundings.