The West Kowloon Cultural District Authority (WKCDA) announced today that it has awarded the Works Contract (L2) Lyric Theatre Complex & Extended Basement (LTC & EB) to Gammon Construction Limited.  L2 Works include the construction of the LTC, promenade, open space at the Artist Square, district cooling system, integrated basement, underground road and other public infrastructure works.  The LTC is designed by UNStudio (Netherlands) and AD+RG (Hong Kong) and expected to be completed around 2023. 

A centre of excellence showing the best of Hong Kong and international dance and theatre productions, the LTC comprises a 1,450-seat dance-focused lyric theatre, a 600-seat media theatre and a 270-seat studio theatre.  The complex also houses a Resident Company Centre with eight dance and rehearsal studios and a rehearsal hall.

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About West Kowloon Cultural District
Located on Hong Kong’s Victoria Harbour, West Kowloon Cultural District is one of the largest cultural projects in the world. Its vision is to create a vibrant new cultural quarter for Hong Kong. With a complex of theatres, performance spaces and museums, the West Kowloon Cultural District will produce and host world-class exhibitions, performances and cultural events, as well as provide 23 hectares of public open space, including a two-kilometre waterfront promenade.