Several innovative products encompassing building technologies, design
software and green building concepts will be on show at the upcoming Hong
Kong International Building and Hardware Fair.
Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council, the ninth edition
of Hong Kong International Building and Hardware Fair will
be held 29 October - 1 November 2014 at the AsiaWorld Expo. Featuring
close to 180 exhibitors including from Portugal and Turkey, the exhibition will
display a broad array of building materials and hardware products. The fair
will also include 14 exhibitors from the Huzhou, Zhejiang province of the
Chinese mainland who will showcase their latest green building materials
and decorations in the Huzhou Pavilion.
Building Information Modelling (BIM) tools are increasingly being
adopted by the building and construction sector to holistically manage
information from planning, design and construction to the operational stages. The
BIM Day, co-organised by the Construction Industry Council, will be held on the
first day of the fair (29 October) and will include seminars and project
Several technological innovations for the building industry will be
showcased at the Hong Kong International Building and Hardware Fair including
mobile apps such as the VHSmart Mobile Construction management system by VHSoft
Technologies (Booth: 8-H08), which allows users to conduct site inspection, job
assignment, task progress monitoring, safety management and asset management on
The Autodesk Building Design Suite by Synnex Technology International
(HK) Limited (Booth: 8-H01) provides a portfolio of interoperable building
design software that supports BIM- and CAD-based workflows to help
professionals design, simulate, visualise, and construct better buildings.
Green building materials will be introduced at the trade fair including LTR
tiles (Booth: 8-H27) made from a durable, lightweight
polycarbonate material that provides an extremely cost effective and
discrete integral clear roofing solution, enabling permanent light and shade
plus a natural cooling effect.
The Hong Kong International Building and Hardware Fair will also feature
a series of seminars, forums and networking events. The final day of the fair
(1 November) will be open to the public with the inaugural Ideal Home Mart
making available selected products for sale.