Passenger Clearance Building

Date. 2015-Present
Location. Hong Kong
Type. Transport Hub
Size. 20,000 sqm of curtain wall
Client. Singyes Engineering (HK)

Architect. AECOM Middle East Ltd.

Owner Highways Department, Hong Kong


Travellers on the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge will be received in the Passenger Clearance Building for their immigration and customs processing. The project is a part of the Hong Kong Boundary Crossing Facilities for the HKSAR Government Highways Department. The Passenger Clearance Building is 30 m in height and features a curved-profile steel roof.

Design Scope of Work

  • Engineering review for the steel structure for the front-of-house facade system
  • Develop logistic and installation methodologies for the front-of-house facade system which includes structural steel elements that are 3 m wide and 21 m in length
  • Optimise fabrication and assembly strategy for the facade steel structure
  • Quality control and supervision for the fabrication process

Design Value Delivered

  • Assist the client to resolve tolerance issues with the primary steel structure
  • Reduce the logistic and installation costs by simulation with BIM model
  • Assist the fabricator to achieve the stringent quality standards demanded by the HK Highways Department