M+ Museum

M+ is the world’s largest museum of visual culture – dedicated to collecting, exhibiting and interpreting art, design and moving images. It aims to be a museum rooted in, and shaped by, its location and the unique culture of the city of Hong Kong.

M+ Museum of Visual Culture
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West Kowloon Cultural District (WKCDA)


Hong Kong, China


Learning and Development, Project Management



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This HK$5.9 billion museum is the result of an international design competition won by Herzog de Meuron, TFP Farrells and Arup.

Commissioned by the West Kowloon Cultural District (WKCDA) redevelopment project, who showed vision in demanding the use of BIM throughout the life of the project, in order to improve project communication and collaboration amongst the design team, stakeholders and contractors, and to support asset and facilities management, post-handover.

BIM Academy was appointed to the subconsultant role of BIM Specialist to support and advise the design team. Our role was to plan and facilitate the production and management of BIM activities, including the development of BIM protocols, the BIM Execution Plan, and leadership of BIM workgroups.

Post contract, BIM Academy was appointed separately by Hsin Chong Construction as BIM Manager for the construction phase and placed a team on site.

The construction of the M+ museum is due to be completed in March 2020.